The immune systems of children undergo tremendous change and maturation in the first years of life and are extremely sensitive to both exogenous and endogenous signalling.
Flavonoids such as quercetin and essential nutrients including vitamin A are often overlooked when supporting children’s immune health.
Fewer herbs are held in higher esteem in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) than astragalus, where it is considered a 'master immune herb'. So how does it exert this effect?
It is estimated that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects up to 2.5 million people, making it one of the most widespread, disabling neurological conditions affecting young adults in the world. In the U.S alone, up to 200 new cases of MS are diagnosed each week.
Gut health has a huge impact on the health of the skin, and clincial evidence supports that skin dysfunction is likely indicative (at least in part) of dysfunction deeper in the gastrointestinal tract.
Honey has been used since ancient times as an antimicrobial for wound healing, but was largely dismissed by mainstream medicine with the discovery of antibiotics, until the current and growing crisis of antibiotic resistance has become a global issue.
Beta-glucans are one of the most abundant forms of polysaccharides found inside cell walls of bacteria and fungi, exhibiting benefits from immune cell activation to anti-cancer effects.
Elizma Lambert is an accomplished naturopathic clinician and educator. Today she joins us to discuss the complexities of CIRS - Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome.