Welcome to the blog of Dr. Marcus Ettinger "Medical Detective" and "Digestion Coach"
My Blog: I have been writing about health and the body for over 30 years. I do this to provide easy to understand information on complex topics. I also do this to cement in my brain all that I’ve learned. I hope the information presented on my blog helps you increase your understanding of the body, disease and health.
If you are experiencing a health challenge that no one has been able to address, please give me a call. I handle challenging cases, especially involving the stomach and GI tract. These include H. pylori, biofilm protocols, leaky gut, SIBO, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and many other conditions. Click on the icon above or call me at 714-639-4360.
Nutrition and nature are one in the same. If nature is removed from the food we eat, disease and malnutrition will be the eventual manifestation. Only when nature is the bulk of our diet can we expect health to be part our life and livingness. "Today, patients pay...read more
"Disease is just a lack of doing what it takes to create health" - Dr. Ettinger Written into its constitution in 1946, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined 'health' this way, "health is a state of COMPLETE physical, mental and social well-being and not merely...read more
Functional Medicine and Chiropractic Testimonials This is a group of functional medicine testimonials as well as some chiropractic testimonials. These cover a variety of conditions and circumstances. Relevant words or phrases have been highlighted for quicker...read more
I returned last week from a vacation, at an all inclusive resort, in Puerto Vallarta. My wife, daughter and I have frequented this resort for the past 10 years. Packing for our vacation, I did not include my cell phone or computer. I like to disconnect. While there I...read more
Nutritional Supplementation - A New Era A REMINDER: Your current level of health and wellbeing, whether youthful and vibrant or lackluster and failing IS under your control. Your health status is not controlled by, or the responsibility of, the medical profession. You...read more
December 13, 2016: I'm proud to be The United States source for Happy Gut's Pylopass ™ - Call to order 714-639-4360. $49 plus shipping. For those of you outside of the United States, please go to ULCERSNOMORE and order from Happy Gut. They are based in New Zealand....read more
Today's post, The Habits and Traits of the Oldest People on Earth, is a continuation of my last post, How The Body Adapts And Remodels. What is age? Age is both a physical and mental state. Yes, the aging process is inevitable, but what we do and think over a lifetime...read more
Beyond Wolff's Law - Introduction My theory on why the body remodels and adapts was developed over a 20 year period of time. My theory holds credibility as a corollary to the long-standing law in anatomy and physiology known as - Wolff’s law. Wolff’s law, in short,...read more
In America, we have a healthcare system known as Obamacare. Under Obamacare, we have a system that that treats sickness, symptoms, and disease. Our so called healthcare is actually sick care or disease care, not health care. Let's take a look at the differences...read more
I'm sure you've heard me say a million times, "breakfast is the most important meal of the day." It still is and won't change anytime soon. I would like to share with you another example of a typical breakfast shake I make five to six times a week. The ingredients may...read more