Dr. Robert Pastore, PhD, CNS

sleep
immunity

Poor Sleep Quality and Immunity

There are three interesting facts about sleep deprivation and immunity that are based on scientific study.

Celiac Disease
Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Disease

Celiac Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Studies have indicated that certain cardiovascular maladies, including cardiomyopathy, myocarditis (Inflammation of the middle layer of the heart wall), arrhythmias, and premature atherosclerosis, are more prevalent in individuals with celiac disease as compared to their non-celiac disease counterparts.

Celiac
Refractory Celiac Disease

Refractory Celiac Disease

Refractory celiac disease is identical to celiac disease except that in refractory celiac disease the patient is unresponsive to at least 1 year of treatment with a strict gluten free diet and they receive the diagnosis only after a thorough examination.

Testing for Celiac
Celiac

Tissue Transglutaminase

One excellent piece of evidence lies in what are known as antibodies toward an enzyme that can be specific in celiac disease known as anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies (and they can be IgA and IgG).

Coronavirus
COVID-19

An Overview of Treatment Research for COVID-19

As for now (May 8th, 2020) there is no FDA or CDC recommended approved treatment for COVID-19. Patients are receiving lifesaving therapy and many doctors are using all they have at their disposal to save lives. This article presents just some of the treatment research for COVID-19 being pursued now.

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