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Blog of Dr. Brent Caplan & Dr. Tiffany Caplan

Taking charge of your health begins with understanding. Check out the inspiring content from our doctors at Central Coast Center for Integrative Health on how you can restore your health for a better future…
Exercise and Autoimmune Disease: A Balancing Act

Exercise and Autoimmune Disease: A Balancing Act

Although autoimmune disease symptoms can vary depending on the tissue the immune system is attacking, most people with autoimmunity struggle with bouts of fatigue, energy “crashes,” brain fog, inflammation, and pain. These symptoms can throw a frustrating wrench in...

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Breast Implants Linked to Autoimmunity and Cancer

Breast Implants Linked to Autoimmunity and Cancer

After assurance from breast implant makers that concerns about silicone leaks were a thing of the past, more than 10 million women worldwide have received silicone breast implants in the past decade. However, a growing body of research — supported by increased symptom...

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How to Support your Brain’s “Happiness” Chemical

How to Support your Brain’s “Happiness” Chemical

Many people take SSRI antidepressants for depression. However, it’s important to ask why you are feeling depression in the first place. Many important research strides have been made linking chronic inflammation, poor gut health, gut bacteria, and general brain health...

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Pregnancy or Postpartum can Trigger Hypothyroidism

Pregnancy or Postpartum can Trigger Hypothyroidism

For many women, the onset of their hypothyroid symptoms began either during pregnancy or just after. Most of these women went on to be diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. Pregnancy often triggers Hashimoto’s...

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Cholesterol, Good Fats, Bad Fats and Heart Health

Cholesterol, Good Fats, Bad Fats and Heart Health

Conventional medicine is slowly admitting that instead of fat, sugar and refined carbohydrates are the biggest sources of high cholesterol. Excess sugars and carbs drive good cholesterol down and triglycerides up, leading to the small, dangerous particles that...

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Autoimmune Diseases Considered epidemic Today

Autoimmune Diseases Considered epidemic Today

Although few doctors know how to successfully manage autoimmune disease — a condition in which the immune system attacks the body — researchers say it has become a modern epidemic, affecting more people than heart disease and cancer combined. Conventional medicine...

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