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Posted by drbrizman on August 24, 2016 at 11:40pm
When we first started practicing 20 years ago-we were on board with the idea like everyone else that high cholesterol was an evil to be treated fiercely. Over time, we started to realize that patients who came to us-with high levels of inflammation also had high cholesterol. What was more interesting was that over time with the diet methods we employ and the anti-inflamatory protocols (which at first look might look like something that would increase cholesterol) actually were lowering cholesterol levels without doing anything with the intention of lowering it. As we continued on the Ph.D.
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Posted by drbrizman on August 23, 2016 at 4:41am
A very big part of what we do is not only to treat those seeking help for their Interstitial Cystitis, but to educate people regarding the prevention of such chronic health conditions. Changes in our mindset and lifestyle is often critically important to improving our health. 
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Posted by drbrizman on June 25, 2016 at 1:55am
 
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Posted by drbrizman on June 14, 2016 at 10:05pm
I just received this article in my email from a patient and wow, wow, wow. For the first time, a researcher who is saying the same thing that we are almost to the "T". Incredible. For anyone who knows and understands our work, this article is a must read. http://www.healthrising.org/blog/2015/12/21/exercise-gut-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-me-cfs/   
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Posted by drbrizman on June 9, 2016 at 11:12pm
This is a great article on vitamin D, which we use all of the time, where and when appropriate (which is always key). It is one of the supplements we use to help the Gut repair itself and the immune system correct itself. And, what an appropriate study which back this dynamic up from a scientific view point.  High-dose vitamin D may boost diversity of the gut microbiome: Study
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Posted by drbrizman on June 8, 2016 at 3:02am
Someone asked me to post this recipe-I am not very exact with my cooking and baking but this is pretty darn close. This is a rich, moist, bread/non-sweet cake that is super yummy alone or with something else. A fun snack that is nutritious and fun: Approximately 3 cups Almond Flour (or a flour of your choice --results will alter as you cange the flour though) 2 eggs 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda a couple of swigs of vanilla extract 1 stick butter a bit of himalayan salt  
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