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.
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
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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
The 5 Best Fruits For Improving Digestion Buy all fruits and vegetables organically grown, if you can. Fresh is preferred, but frozen will do when fresh is unavailable. The philosophy and practice of natural colon cleansing can be dated back to ancient Greece....read more
Five Words Worth Reviewing For additional color and context supporting this post, please listen to this two-minute music video, while following along with the written lyrics. Do this first, before you move on to the rest of this email. It's 1968's, Sly and the Family...read more
What Is Functional Medicine? Functional medicine is a comprehensive approach to wellness and health that utilizes various forms of diagnostic testing, such as stool, saliva, breath, and blood, to help uncover the root cause(s) of illness. These diagnostic tests...read more