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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…
Viruses Trigger Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmunities

Viruses Trigger Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmunities

Autoimmune disease is a modern epidemic in which your body’s immune system, which normally helps defend you from pathogens, mistakenly attacks your own organs and tissues. Current research tells us multiple factors can play a role in causing autoimmunity, including...

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Manage Hashimoto’s by Supporting T reg Cells

Manage Hashimoto’s by Supporting T reg Cells

When it comes to autoimmune Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, dampening inflammation and immune attacks on the thyroid is the primary goal. One of the most powerful allies in this quest is to support your regulatory T cells (T reg cells). These are immune cells that do what...

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New Food Sensitivies? Look at Loss of Oral Tolerance

New Food Sensitivies? Look at Loss of Oral Tolerance

If you have an autoimmune condition, you may be familiar with restricted diets such as the autoimmune protocol (AIP), GAPs, or FODMAPs. These diets can significantly reduce inflammation, help you determine food sensitivities, and address root causes of mysterious...

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How to Tell if Your Hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s

How to Tell if Your Hypothyroidism is Hashimoto’s

Your doctor says you have hypothyroidism and this explains feeling like crap, the crazy weight gain, and your distressing hair loss. But how do you know if Hashimoto’s is causing your hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease, meaning the immune system is...

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Entrepreneurs Face Added Health Challenges

Entrepreneurs Face Added Health Challenges

Entrepreneurs face countless problems with money, partners, employees, failure, and never-ending uncertainty. The physical, mental, and emotional consequences can take their toll. According to researchers, people who own their own businesses tend to be passionate...

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NSAIDs-The Dangers and the Alternatives for Pain

NSAIDs-The Dangers and the Alternatives for Pain

According to the National Institutes of Health, nearly 50 million American adults have chronic pain or severe pain. The conventional medical model teaches us to reach first for medication to relieve pain, with ibuprofen and other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory...

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