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.
Blue light can reduce blood pressure, study suggests Date: November 8, 2018 Source: University of Surrey Summary: Exposure to blue light decreases blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, a new study suggests. Exposure to blue light...read more
DHA There is a paucity of DHA in the land food chain and these sources also contain competing fats such as linoleic acid of the ω-6 family. The purpose of this article is to draw attention to the fact that the brain first evolved in the sea 500 million years ago using...read more
Is the Carnivore Diet a passing fad? I think not. Is it the ultimate evolutionary, elimination diet and does it support our innate genetic make-up? I think so. (Here is just ONE example: why do humans have such low innate stomach pH, like that of scavengers who eat...read more
Pinworm and Threadworm Infection Pinworm / Threadworm - The Facts Pinworm (USA) or Threadworm (UK) infection, also known as enterobiasis is caused by the nematode (roundworm) Enterobius vermicularis. Young children and their household members, including adults, are at...read more
H. pylori Treatment Testimonial - 03/2018 This is just a short thank you note to Dr. Marcus Ettinger who has developed a robust protocol for H. pylori Treatment based on years of experience and extensive knowledge about this bacteria. I am not sure what would have...read more
By knowing how the Laws of Man conflict with the Laws of Nature and the way they both impact on us, the better we can control our own destiny. I hope you enjoy this post. Life, finances, love, politics, diet, etc... all have a common denominator. Once the common...read more
So, what initiates biofilm formation in the first place? Quorum sensing, Bacterial Density, Autoinducers? How do 10, 20 or 1000+ individual bacteria all minding their own business at a specific threshold, 1001 for example, initiate quorum sensing? Has anyone studied...read more
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, but by the reactivation of one or more herpes virus within the...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