Schizophrenia aka Metabolic Dysperception (S3E1)

The term Schizophrenia was coined in 1908 by Dr. Eugen Bleuler, and comes from a combination of the Latin words “skhizein” (to split), and “phren” denoting mind. However, due to the stigma that this word carries, I like to refer … Read More

Acne treatment with Orthomolecular and Traditional Chinese Medicine (S2E2)

One of the unpleasant rights of passage for most people as they go through puberty is acne. Acne vulgaris is characterized and treated differently by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) than in Allopathic medicine. In TCM, it is called Fen Ci … Read More

Episode 30: The Bind of Constipation

Constipation is defined as having infrequent bowel movements, to the tune of less than 3 per week. Sensations of incomplete evacuation as well as hard, difficult to pass stools, are also experienced. In the absence of structural abnormalities of the … Read More

Episode 28: Out with Gout

Gout is a condition marked by acute attacks of arthritis that affects multiple joints, but especially the big toe, due to the buildup of uric acid crystals in them. It has long been dubbed the “Disease of Kings” for a … Read More

Episode 20: Flu Prevention

The flu is a seasonal viral infection whose complications cause many deaths every year, worldwide. The people who mostly succumb to the flu are the very young, the elderly and the immune-compromised or those suffering from chronic illnesses. The causes … Read More

Episode 4: Vitamin C Optimal Dosing

Taking your Vitamin C is perhaps one of the best ways to stay young. Yes, I’ll repeat that, “Stay young”. Most people, regrettably, don’t understand how to take it optimally. The maximum amount of ascorbic acid form of Vitamin C … Read More

The Wits of Vits

Vitamin C was at the bar having a craft beer when B1 and B3 walked over and joined him. ‘You know, you shouldn’t be indulging without us,’ they said. ‘Yeah, I know guys, but I’m just here waiting for my … Read More