Why Excitotoxins Are Harmful To Our Health

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 28, 2022 0 Comments

Excitotoxins are chemical substances that overstimulate certain types of cells in the brain, all of the nervous system, and many other organs. In high and excessive amounts, these cells become damaged and may die. The underlying mechanism of excitotoxins has been attributed to the following diseases: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, strokes, autism, and Huntington’s disease.  Excitotoxins … Continue Reading


A Powerful Toxic Emotion That Will Make You Sick

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 20, 2022 0 Comments

New research suggests constant bitterness can make a person ill. What is bitterness? It is anger, resentment, and disappointment at being mistreated. Bitterness can be based on one incident or life circumstances. According to psychologist Dr. Carsten Wrosch, persistent bitterness can affect a person’s physical health when strong enough. Carsten Wrosch is a professor in Montreal’s Concordia University … Continue Reading


Macadamia Nuts– The King of Tree Nuts

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 13, 2022 0 Comments

When it comes to eating tree nuts, the king is Macadamia Nuts. They are nutritional powerhouses that set themselves apart from the rest because of their high monounsaturated fat, thiamin, and manganese content. A Nutrient Breakdown of Macadamia Nuts: A True Nutritional Powerhouse Here’s an overview of the nutrients we get from 1 ounce of … Continue Reading


Statins– The Anti-Inflammatory Connection

By Tucson Functional Medicine on June 6, 2022 0 Comments

Statin medications have been hauled the king of lowering total and LDL cholesterol.  The position of many in the medical arena support that lowering cholesterol will save us from a deadly cardiovascular incident. Although I won’t deny that statins are well substantiated to decrease the incidence of cardiovascular mortality, the question we all must ask … Continue Reading