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What is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)?

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is often a puzzling condition, the causes of which can be extremely difficult to pinpoint, and it can significantly incapacitate individuals. So, what is POTS? During a POTS crisis, a person may feel as though their heart starts beating harder and faster than usual when they suddenly change positions. They may experience dizziness or even loss of balance as if their legs are not obeying them. Often, there's a sense of weakness or fatigu...
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Thyroid Dysfunction and Diagnostic Challenges

There are cases where patients experiencing symptoms potentially related to thyroid dysfunction undergo standard testing for TSH hormone levels, and the results fall within the normal range. This often concludes the examination. It is possible that, for this reason, many individuals in the Canadian province of BC remain undiagnosed for many years. They exhibit symptoms of thyroid dysfunction, yet specialists assure them that everything is fine, relying on the fact that thyroid-stimulatin...
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Helicobacter Or Something Else? The Most Common Causes of Gastritis

Before the discovery of Helicobacter pylori, many cases of gastritis were considered chronic but relatively harmless conditions. For a long time, it was believed that gastritis was caused by an excess level of stomach acid, and treatment was aimed at reducing acidity. Other theories included the role of stress, improper diet, and an unhealthy lifestyle in the development of gastritis. With the emergence of new data, it became clear that the presence of this bacterium in the stomach is no...
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What is the Most Effective Approach to Treating Chronic Lyme Disease?

You can find an article with information about Lyme disease at this link: "Chronic Lyme can look like a lot of illnesses." Once I first heard this phrase from Dr. Klinghardt: Lyme doesn't create specific problems on its own, Lyme simply opens the doors to all other issues. These can include toxins, various infections, allergic reactions, and other problems. Now, I often repeat this phrase myself. This article is dedicated to describing the approach to treating chronic Lyme disease. Ho...
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Medicinal and Anabolic Steroids: What You Need to Know

Rapid changes in the fields of physical activity, sports, and medicine over the past decades have led to an increased interest in medicinal and anabolic steroids. Chemical compounds originally developed for medical purposes have become in demand to increase muscle mass. However, behind this popularity, there are numerous questions: How do steroids affect the body? What are the medical indications and contraindications for their use? What are the risks associated with their usage? In t...
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Menopause Symptoms and the Best Solutions to Relieve Them

Menopause is a natural physiological process in a woman's life, characterized by the definitive cessation of menstrual cycles and reproductive function. This is a period when the ovaries stop producing eggs, and hormone levels such as estrogen and progesterone decrease. Menopause officially occurs after a woman has missed menstrual cycles for 12 consecutive months. This usually happens between the ages of 45 and 55, although the individual onset of menopause can vary. If menstrual period...
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Lupus: Everything You Need to Know, Part 1

Today, I want to talk about an important and sometimes insufficiently illuminated topic - lupus. This is a disease that can affect various parts of the body and seriously impact your health and well-being. What is lupus? Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease of the connective tissue that can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, heart, intestines, lungs, and nervous system. The cause of lupus is the attack of the body's immune system on its own organ...
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How to Live a Fulfilling Life with Psoriasis?

Psoriasis is not just a skin problem. It is a condition that cannot be compared to other skin disorders because it has an autoimmune nature. Normally, healthy skin cells renew about once a month, but in psoriasis, skin cells rise too quickly and accumulate on top of each other. According to individuals living with psoriasis, their quality of life is comparable to those suffering from diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. These individuals often feel isolated and believe that nob...
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Autoimmune diseases: where do they come from and how to treat them?

We understand the situation well when the cause of our illness is an infection. So, we need to find a way to kill this infection, and we will recover immediately. Of course, this is a simplification. We cannot always kill viruses, for example. Moreover, an infectious disease can trigger an autoimmune disease. To avoid any confusion, let's break down the issue in detail. What Is an Autoimmune Disease? An autoimmune disease is a condition where your immune system attacks your own body. ...
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