Dr. Rollins Articles

Hormones for a Healthy Heart

Hormones for a Healthy Heart

What if we had a new medication that slashed the risk of the leading cause of death by about 50 percent? And what if that medication also helped prevent osteoporosis and dementia? That same medication is not a medication at all but rather one of our own hormones...

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The Language of Fats

The Language of Fats

Good fats, bad fats, trans fats, omega-3, omega-6, hydrogenated, unsaturated… it gets confusing trying to sort out which fats we are supposed to eat and which ones to avoid. With a little explanation and a little chemistry you will understand the language of fats –...

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T Helper Dominance

  TH-1 Dominance Natural killer and cytotoxic T-cell activity IL-2, IL-12, TNF-alpha, Interferon TH-2 Dominance B-cell activity IL-4, IL-13, IL-10 Compounds that stimulate TH-1 Astragalus Echinacea Andrographis Sambucus nigra (black elderberry) Mushrooms...

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Histamine avoidance diet

Histamine is a chemical created endogenously by the immune system and is present in some foods. By eliminating foods with histamine for six weeks to three months, and later reintroducing them, we can find which histamine laden foods your body can and can not tolerate....

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Hemochromatosis Diet

Hemochromatosis Diet

Notes on diet for hemochromatosis:  The most important things to avoid:  Iron supplementation  Fortified foods with iron &/or vitamin C Vitamin C supplements Red meat, shellfish (or consume very infrequently and pair with calcium-rich foods) Alcohol  The most...

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Autoimmune Tests

Tests Disease (% of time positive) ANA Lupus (95%) Homogenous (diffuse) Lupus, MCTD, drug induced lupus Speckled Lupus, sjorgrens, scleroderma, polymyositis, RA, MCTD Nucleolar Scleroderma, polymyositis Centromere (peripheral) Scleroderma, CREST Drug induced Lupus...

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SIBO Testing

SIBO Test Preparation  Courses of antifungals and antibiotics must be completed two weeks before the test. SIBO Test Preparation Diet This diet is 24-48 hours prior to your SIBO Test. During this test, stop all non-essential medications, supplements and probiotics....

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The Ten Hallmarks of Cancer

In two landmark scientific papers, Douglas Hanahan of the University of California, San Francisco and Robert Weinberg of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology described the Hallmarks of Cancer this way: Self-Sufficient Cell Division Cells are organized into...

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