About Ishtiak Ahmed Chowdhury

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Ishtiak Ahmed Chowdhury has created 14 blog entries.

How effective is Functional Medicine for Inflammatory Arthritis (IA) and pain recovery?

Although advanced therapeutics and treatments have been developed to combat inflammatory arthritis, a majority of the patients never attain remission. However, many physicians and physiotherapists believe that environmental exposure, diet, and the amount of physical exercise can have a positive impact on the holistic health of the patients while also eliciting chances of complete remission. [...]

Improving Gut Health: Why does Malabsorption occur?

Functional medicine has a holistic mind-body approach to treating chronic conditions and addresses health issues by treating the root causes and not just the symptoms. One of the many therapeutic approaches in Functional Medicine is often to deeply analyze the gut. Since the gut is one of the most important organ systems within the body [...]

The Value of Functional Nutrition, IV Therapy and Acupuncture in Diabetes Care

Diabetes care can be very tricky. Generally speaking, however, there are four different types of diabetes: Type 1: An autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks the body’s own pancreatic cells. As a result, the body produces less insulin. Type 2: The body becomes resistant to insulin. As a result, blood glucose levels rise rapidly. Pre-diabetes: When [...]

How effective is Acupuncture in Cancer Care?

Acupuncture is a crucial part of Traditional Chinese Medicine and involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points in the body called “Acupoints." According to ancient beliefs, Acupuncture helps regulate the flow of “good energy” or “Qi” throughout the body, and any disruption in the flow of “Qi” can cause diseases. However, the real [...]

Anxiety and Stress: What they really are and how to calm your nerves

Anxiety disorders are among some of the most debilitating and highly prevalent mental diseases worldwide. Although general stress and anxiety are common in everyday life, they can become a matter of concern very quickly. Both anxiety and stress affect the sympathetic nervous system. Upon activation, the sympathetic nervous system releases cortisol and adrenaline. Since adrenaline [...]

Gut microbiome and Mental Health: How inflammation in the gut flora can affect your behavior

This article is a part of a series of four articles: “Gut Microbiome and Mental Health.” In this series, we will explore the scientific evidence that specifically points to the association of depression and mood disorders with gut microbiome dysbiosis. The gut microbiome is one of the most crucial components for healthy living and survival. [...]

Is the regular use of Melatonin safe and effective for treating insomnia?

Melatonin is a natural hormone primarily produced by the pineal gland in the brain. Although melatonin is associated with various essential functions within the body, it primarily affects the circadian rhythm. Melatonin regulates the internal 24-hour biological clock and maintains the sleep-wake cycle. In addition, it plays a significant role in the regulation of male [...]

The Reset button: how the circadian rhythm can be reprogrammed for essential health benefits

Every physiological function and bio-molecular process in the human body is strictly regulated by an intricate loop of molecular feedback mechanisms. Although every cell in the human body has the presence of a molecular clock, an autonomous master clock in the brain is responsible for regulated gene expression and physiological rhythms. This master clock in [...]

The Addiction Cycle and the distinctive brain regions that attribute to absolute chaos

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that can have a permanent impact on the brain even long after the cessation of the use of narcotic substances. The nature of such disruptions can be catastrophic at times and primarily affect three regions in the brain: the prefrontal cortex, the basal ganglia, and the extended amygdala. All [...]

Title

Go to Top