Functional Medicine

Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition

Managing Depression as an Inflammatory Condition Lylen Ferris, ND | March 17, 2021 Patients with major depression have been found to exhibit increased peripheral blood inflammatory biomarkers, including inflammatory cytokines. Cytokines have been shown to access the brain and interact with virtually every pathophysiologic domain known to be involved in depression, including neurotransmitter synthesis and metabolism, neuroendocrine function, and neural plasticity. A …

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Hydroxychloroquine: MedlinePlus Drug Information

Hydroxychloroquine pronounced as (hye drox ee klor’ oh kwin) Why is this medication prescribed? Hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called antimalarials. It is used to prevent and treat acute attacks of malaria. It is also used to treat discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in patients whose symptoms have not improved …

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New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients with vitamin C

New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients with vitamin C By Lorena Mongelli and Bruce GoldingMarch 24, 2020 | 5:04pm | Updated Seriously sick coronavirus patients in New York state’s largest hospital system are being given massive doses of vitamin C — based on promising reports that it’s helped people in hard-hit China, The Post has …

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