Evening primrose oil

It is appropriate to begin this entry by introducing the profile of David Horrobin. This gentleman once famously sold evening primrose or borage oil, which he advertised as a cure for almost everything. He claimed that a deficiency of one substance, gamma linolenic acid, was at the root of many – perhaps most – of … Read more

MSM in cancer treatment

There is one fundamental problem with cancer: it is not one disease, or even one strict group of diseases, but a whole series of radically different conditions that have one thing in common. What helps in one case may even harm in another, a good example being antioxidants, which greatly accelerated the development of both … Read more

B12 supplementation

Many people – including doctors – have no idea what supplementing this vitamin without the aid of injections should look like. I’m often asked about this, it’s worth having it all in one place. By way of introduction, some interesting facts. No animal can synthesize this vitamin in its body, and no plant contains it, … Read more

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Every now and then I get asked about it – it’s time to gather all the information in one place so I don’t have to write from scratch each time. First, the bad news – the course of the disease clearly shows that it is not due to any deficiencies, infections or poisoning. Diseases that … Read more

Curcumin – the ultimate herb?

It is a substance with astonishing properties – it is hard to count the number of diseases for which it has been shown to work. One can get the impression that it helps almost everything. In many cases, it is simply anti-inflammatory and analgesic, but sometimes the effects are beyond our wildest expectations. A word … Read more

How one supplement can change our life

The title is a bit over the top, as it’s about the life of a mouse, but it can still be impressive. It’s tricky trying to translate philosophical thought into English, but let’s try. Let’s talk about free will, or rather about the fact that it is largely an illusion. We want to eat and … Read more

Potassium in anxiety disorders

I have a problem with my websites. I try to post there only what has some scientific justification, is researched, even on animals. But what to do in a situation when there are no such studies? What if medicine simply doesn’t give a damn about something and there hasn’t even been a single clinical trial? … Read more

Herbs in depression and anxiety

The title is a bit perverse – the article will deal with only one herbal mixture and only those cases of mood disorders that are related to the so-called “irritable bowel syndrome”. Under this mysterious name is usually “I don’t know why you have diarrhea”. In another article, I pointed out the very strong link … Read more