KTH Flashback: Stress Isn’t Going Anywhere. So What to Do About It?

Last week, we looked at the importance of self-care in weathering the extra stress brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. As it shows no signs of abating anytime soon, we thought we’d repost this piece from last summer, which includes some additional info on supplements and homeopathics that may be helpful in easing stress […]

Countering the Chaos of These Turbulent Times

Here’s a meme you may have seen recently on social media: On the version we saw, most responses expressed a negative feeling: anxious, nervous, frazzled, depressed, pained, grouchy, lonely, despondent…. It’s hardly surprising. In these days of sheltering in place and the incessant stream of frightening news coming at us from all sides, positive feelings […]

A Higher Level of Patient Safety Isn’t Just for These Pandemic Days

As we write this, the world has gotten a whole lot quieter in these new days of social distancing. But not everything is closed – including our office. Though we ask that clients with a cough or fever or who have been exposed to coronavirus-positive folks stay at home and reschedule their appointments further into […]

KTH Flashback: How Biological Terrain Assessment Can Help Make “Mystery” Illnesses a Lot Less Mysterious

Originally posted December 12, 2018 By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN You might be surprised to realize just how many health problems wind up labeled as idiopathic – that is, of unknown cause. But when you consider how most medicine is done from a linear mindset – one symptom, one cause – this fact becomes […]

The Relationship Between Stress & Disease

Just as there’s no separation between your mouth and the rest of your body, there’s no separation between body and mind. Yet for all it’s lip service to “wellness,” the medical establishment tends to treat such separateness as the most natural thing in the world. Yet as Dr. Gabor Maté notes in the talk below, […]

“There Is Little Doubt” About Fluoride’s Neurotoxicity, New Research Says

Back in 2014, a lot of holistically-minded folks got really excited about a paper in The Lancet Neurology, as it very clearly identified fluoride, among 10 other chemical elements and compounds, as being neurotoxic to children. But fluoride wasn’t it’s only concern. Rather, in reviewing some of the newer science on “developmental neurotoxicity of industrial […]

“Exuberant Hair on the Chin & Neck”…& Gums?

Well, this is something you don’t see every day: According to the recently published case report, the woman was 19 when she noticed one of the eyelash-like hairs sticking out from her gums and sought help. The doctors found that she had polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormone disorder in that can cause excess hair […]

KTH Flashback: Some Basic Principles of Biological Regulation

Biological dentistry developed out of biological medicine. Unlike conventional medicine, which relies largely on drugs and surgeries that may give the appearance of health, biological medicine focuses on restoring the body’s innate ability to self-regulate to facilitate healing. When you’re conditioned to see the conventional, linear approach as the norm, it can be hard to […]

About that New Honey Nut Cheerios Commercial…

So this is a thing that Cheerios is doing, “in an effort to propel heart health conversations”: So let’s have a conversation about how “heart healthy” these can possibly be, considering the amount of added sugar in the stuff. In fact, sugar is the second ingredient listed after those “heart healthy” whole grain oats. Oh, […]

How the Extracellular Matrix Influences Your Health

When you’ve grown up in a world were Western Medicine dominates, it can be hard at first to wrap your brain around the concept of regulative medicine and especially the influence of the extracellular matrix (ECM) – a/k/a the biological terrain – on health and illness. Since regulative medicine is the foundation of biological dentistry, […]