Before Taking N-Acetylcysteine Read This!

by | Mar 26, 2020 | Vagus Nerve

Before Taking N-Acetylcysteine Read This! By Dr. Diana Driscoll Can we do better than N-acetylcysteine(NAC)? There has been a great deal of talk about N-acetylcysteine and its importance in boosting cellular immunity, inhibiting virus replication, and supporting immune function. But can we do better than N-acetylcysteine alone? Yes we can! N-acetylcysteine (“NAC”) is an...

Antihistamines raise risk of Alheimer’s – What can we do if we take antihistamines?

by | Mar 04, 2020 | Inflammation, Science, Uncategorized, Vagus Nerve

Antihistamines raise risk of Alheimer’s – What can we do if we take antihistamines? By Dr. Diana Driscoll Acetylcholine Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter used by the brain for cognition and short-term memory. Boosting acetylcholine levels is an effective (and FDA approved) method of treating dementia/Alzheimer’s. We must have optimal levels of acetylcholine to maximize our brain health. Some of us need antihistamines, and...

Athletes and the Vagus Nerve

by | Aug 08, 2019 | Inflammation, Low Acetylcholine, Science, Uncategorized, Vagus Nerve

Athletes and the Vagus Nerve By Dr. Diana Driscoll Exercise is so good for us! It promotes circulation, improves cardiovascular health, helps muscle, bone and joint disease, helps with metabolic disorders and weight control, and even improves psychological well-being. Studies show that regular exercise dramatically decreases the risk of mortality and can improve symptoms...

SIBO — Help!

by | Jul 22, 2019 | SIBO, Vagus Nerve

SIBO — Help! By Dr. Diana Driscoll How Do Our Bodies Maintain Healthy Gut Flora? Normally, your intestines contain their own mini-ecological system containing a wide and diverse balance of bacteria. There are typically over 400 species of bacteria in the intestinal microflora. These bacteria are necessary for proper digestion of your...

What Is The Vagus Nerve?

by | Mar 04, 2019 | Science, Vagus Nerve

What Is The Vagus Nerve? By Dr. Diana Driscoll The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve in the body and regulates both the heart and the digestive tract. Although spoken of as if it is one nerve, the vagus nerve actually includes both a right and left vagus nerve. It is the “major...