September 2021 Vol. 13 Issue 9

Abstracts & Commentary

Treating Periodontal Disease Delays Alzheimer’s Disease

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO  A recent study found that periodontal treatment carried out by a dentist specializing in gum disease was associated with a significant reduction in loss of brain matter.

Could Andrographolide From Andrographis paniculata Help With Multiple Sclerosis?

by Bert Mathieson, ND, RD, CDCES  Multiple sclerosis patients taking an andrographolide compound saw significant improvements in some outcome measures, but not all.


An Introduction to the Traditional Healing Medicine of Curanderismo

by Natural Medicine Journal In this interview, professor Thomas Chavez, PhD, explains the philosophy, rituals, and culture of Curanderismo. Chavez, who teaches at the University of New Mexico, shines a light on this important traditional medicine that originates from Mexico and the southwestern United States.

Targeted Ingredients to Improve Immunity in Clinical Practice

by Natural Medicine Journal Keeping the immune system strong is a key goal for both patients and practitioners. In this interview, we talk to Danielle Citrolo, PharmD, about some targeted ingredients that have been shown to improve immunity.