Aspirin protects mitochondria from inflammation and aging

The good news about aspirin just never seem to stop. While the anti-inflammatory effects of aspirin are well-known, mainstream medicine like to explain them away with the limited (and frankly primitive) mechanism of COX inhibition alone. If aspirin happens to achieve some other beneficial health effects, the doctors always try to either frame it in … Read more Aspirin protects mitochondria from inflammation and aging

Blocking serotonin may treat allergies and inflammatory diseases

The bad news for serotonin (5-HT) just keeps accumulating. Aside from its well-known (outside of medical office, of course) effects on causing pretty much any mental illness defined in DSM V, as well as fibrosis in any organ/tissue unfortunate enough to be exposed to 5-HT now we can add infectious disease, allergies and inflammatory diseases. … Read more Blocking serotonin may treat allergies and inflammatory diseases

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may be simply hypothyroidism

The rate of CFS in the general population has been steadily increasing over the last 2 decades. While mainstream medicine refuses to accept the pathology as objectively existing condition, an off-label diagnosis of CFS is often communicated by a doctor to a patient, and is explained as being a “functional” idiopathic disorder for which currently … Read more Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) may be simply hypothyroidism

Pregnenolone (P5) – a new osteoporosis drug

About a month ago, I made a post in regards to aspirin becoming a new treatment for osteoporosis. Several months ago, I made another post about an in-vitro study demonstrating powerful anabolic effects of pregnenolone (P5) on bones. Apparently, the protective effects of P5 on bone health are known in certain circles and there have … Read more Pregnenolone (P5) – a new osteoporosis drug

Niacinamide may treat fibrotic eye disease and prevent vision loss

A great new study that demonstrated nicotinamide (NAM) may also have anti-fibrotic effects in addition to its positive effects on maintaining favorable NAD/NADH ratio and redox balance. The mechanism of action of NAM was inhibition of the TGF-β pathway and overall reduction of inflammation. This anti-fibrotic effect of NAM may explain its well-known protective effects … Read more Niacinamide may treat fibrotic eye disease and prevent vision loss

Aspirin – a new osteoporosis drug

A study published almost a decade ago made the bold claim that aspirin may be a novel drug for osteoporosis. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21600123 However, the study did not get much traction and was in fact mocked by medical professionals since mainstream medicine considered the known anti-estrogenic effects of aspirin to be incompatible with a bone-protective effect. The … Read more Aspirin – a new osteoporosis drug

Asthma is driven by endotoxin and its receptors (TLR4, TLR5)

Yet another study demonstrating the crucial role of the endotoxin/LPS (and its sentinel receptors) in a chronic idiopathic condition – in this case asthma. The cause of asthma is, as usual, officially claimed to be unknown but it is known that asthma can be exacerbated by environmental pollution (even though a causal relationship is flatly … Read more Asthma is driven by endotoxin and its receptors (TLR4, TLR5)

Stress (cortisol) can cause ANY autoimmune condition by disrupting gut barrier

A great new study that is not afraid to point out the paradox between mainstream medicine’s claims of beneficial effects of cortisol and the reality of “autoimmune” conditions more often than not being associated with elevated levels of CRH, ACTH and cortisol. The role of CRH as a causative factor in a number of chronic … Read more Stress (cortisol) can cause ANY autoimmune condition by disrupting gut barrier

How chronic stress (cortisol) causes disease

Back in 2018 I did a post on a neat study that demonstrated how the presence of cellular (mitochondrial) fragments in the blood stream acts identically to the pituitary hormone ACTH and as such activates the HPA axis. The more cellular fragments are in the bloodstream the more intense the stress response from the adrenals. … Read more How chronic stress (cortisol) causes disease

Elevated ESR and hCG levels are strong predictors of impending cancer diagnosis

I am posting this study for two reasons. One of them is to corroborate a statement from Peat on the role of inflammation in cancer and the diagnostic value of “non-specific” (as the medical industry likes to call them) inflammatory biomarkers such as erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythrocyte_sedimentation_rate http://raypeat.com/articles/aging/bleeding-clotting-cancer.shtml “…It is commonly known that the … Read more Elevated ESR and hCG levels are strong predictors of impending cancer diagnosis