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.
Antidepressants and the Placebo Effect by Irving Kirsch "Antidepressants are supposed to work by fixing a chemical imbalance, specifically, a lack of serotonin in the brain. Indeed, their supposed effectiveness is the primary evidence for the chemical imbalance...read more
My theory on Lyme disease symptoms, in those with or without co-infections. Background: I put forward that Lyme disease symptoms are not primarily generated by the Lyme bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of bacterium, but by activation of one or more herpes virus...read more
Effective 09-01-17 If you have ever been a patient at my office or have dealt with me on the phone you know I’m a one-man show. You would also know how much I care for each of you and how generous I am with my time. These facts have not changed. What has changed is...read more
Chiropractic Corrects The Effects Of Trauma As It Relates To Epigenetics Why Chiropractic? Any trauma, including the chronic effects of gravity, to the spinal vertebrae or irritation to the spinal nerves or spinal cord can interfere with the flow of nerve transmission...read more
Epigenetics, Disease, Health Epigenetics is above our genes and with it, we can understand why we can maintain or regain health and vitality or why we develop an acute or chronic disease, as well as altered function within the body. There are primary epigenetic...read more
The ChiliPad ™ Cube is a mattress pad with a cooling and heating temperature control system. It regulates the surface temperature of your mattress by actively circulating water through a network of micro tubes. The mattress pad comes in Single and Dual Zone. The...read more
Nutrition and nature are one and 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