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PDF compilation: Dr Vasquez’s “Reducing Pain and Inflammation Naturally” series of articles published by the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Nutrition...and more

Dr Alex Vasquez, posted 19 Jan 2017, updated 27 Feb

Dr Vasquez introduces the "Functional Inflammology Protocol" at the 2013 International Conference on Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine (PDF brochure)

Dr Vasquez’s “Reducing Pain and Inflammation Naturally” series of articles
published by the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Nutrition

  1. Vasquez A. New Insights into Fatty Acid Biochemistry and the Influence of Diet. Nutritional Perspectives 2004 Oct PDF compilation

  2. Vasquez A. New Insights into Fatty Acid Supplementation and Its Effect on Eicosanoid Production and Genetic Expression. Nutritional Perspectives 2005 Jan 

  3. Vasquez A. Improving overall health while safely and effectively treating musculoskeletal pain. Nutritional Perspectives 2005

  4. Vasquez A. Nutritional and Botanical Inhibition of NFkappaB, the Major Intracellular Amplifier of the Inflammatory Cascade. A Practical Clinical Strategy Exemplifying Anti-Inflammatory Nutrigenomics. Nutritional Perspectives 2005 July

  5. Vasquez A. Improving neuromusculoskeletal health by optimizing immune function and reducing allergic reactions: a review of 16 treatments and a 3-step clinical approach. Nutritional Perspectives 2005 Oct

  6. Vasquez A. Nutritional and Botanical Treatments Against “Silent Infections” and Gastrointestinal Dysbiosis, Commonly Overlooked Causes of Neuromusculoskeletal Inflammation and Chronic Health Problems. Nutritional Perspectives 2006 Jan

  7. Vasquez A. Rheumatoid Arthritis as a Prototypic Pattern of Inflammation. Nutritional Perspectives 2009 Jul

  8. Vasquez A. Revisiting the five-part nutritional wellness protocol: the supplemented Paleo Mediterranean diet. Nutritional Perspectives 2011 Jan

  9. Vasquez A. The Microbiome Arrives to Prime Time in Primary Care, Implications for the Anti-Dysbiotic Treatment of Fibromyalgia. Nutritional Perspectives 2015 Oct


Other articles and books by Dr Vasquez are available from these sources: note active hyperlinks

  1. Vasquez A. Correspondence regarding Cutshall, Bergstrom, Kalish's "Evaluation of a functional medicine approach to treating fatigue, stress, and digestive issues in women" in Complement Ther Clin Pract 2016 May. Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2016 Oct 19. pii: S1744-3881(16)30107-4

  2. Vasquez A. Neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia and CRPS is multifactorial. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2016 Apr;12(4):242. 

  3. Vasquez A. Mitochondrial Medicine Arrives to Prime Time in Clinical Care: Nutritional Biochemistry and Mitochondrial Hyperpermeability ("Leaky Mitochondria") Meet Disease Pathogenesis and Clinical Interventions. Integr Med 2014 Aug;13(4):44-9. Free PMC Article

  4. Vasquez A. Reply to "role of Western diet in inflammatory autoimmune diseases" by Manzel et al. In current allergy and asthma reports (volume 14, issue 1, January 2014). Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2014 Aug;14(8):454

  5. Vasquez A. Mitochondrial medicine arrives to prime time in clinical care: nutritional biochemistry and mitochondrial hyperpermeability ("leaky mitochondria") meet disease pathogenesis and clinical interventions. Altern Ther Health Med. 2014 Winter;20 Suppl 1:26-30

  6. Gordon CM, Williams AL, Feldman HA, May J, Sinclair L, Vasquez A, Cox JE. Treatment of hypovitaminosis D in infants and toddlers. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul;93(7):2716-21. Free PMC Article

  7. Vasquez A. Interventions need to be consistent with osteopathic philosophy. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2006 Sep;106(9):528-9

  8. Vasquez A, Muanza DN. Comment: evaluation of presence of aspirin-related warnings with willow bark. Ann Pharmacother. 2005 Oct;39(10):1763

  9. Vasquez A, Cannell J. Calcium and vitamin D in preventing fractures: data are not sufficient to show inefficacy. BMJ. 2005 Jul 9;331(7508):108-9 Free PMC Article

  10. Vasquez A. Health care for our bones: a practical nutritional approach to preventing osteoporosis. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2005 Mar-Apr;28(3):213. 

  11. Muanza DN, Vasquez A, Cannell J, Grant WP. Isoflavones and postmenopausal women. JAMA. 2004 Nov 17;292(19):2337 

  12. Vasquez A, Manso G, Cannell J. The clinical importance of vitamin D (cholecalciferol): a paradigm shift with implications for all healthcare providers. Altern Ther Health Med. 2004 Sep-Oct;10(5):28-36; quiz 37, 94. PDF compilation

  13. Vasquez A. Musculoskeletal disorders and iron overload disease: comment on the American College of Rheumatology guidelines for the initial evaluation of the adult patient with acute musculoskeletal symptoms. Arthritis Rheum. 1996 Oct;39(10):1767-8.


Additional essaysPDF compilation

  1. How to Understand, Refute, and Plan Studies Using Vitamin D

  2. Nutritional Treatments for Hypertension.

  3. Molecular and Physiologic Mechanisms of Systemic Enzyme Therapy: A Review for Clinicians 

  4. A Five-Part Nutritional Wellness Protocol That Produces Consistently Positive Results 

  5. Dietary, Nutritional and Botanical Interventions to Reduce Pain and Inflammation 

  6. Chiropractors Managing Chronic Hypertension: An Idea Whose Time Has Arrived 

Dr Vasquez's "functional inflammology protocol", famously recalled by the FINDSEX ® acronym, is reviewed in this presentation for its application to the three general types of inflammatory diseases/responses: 1) metabolic inflammation, including glial activation and emphasizing the component of mitochondrial dysfunction, 2) allergic inflammation, including asthma and eczema, and 3) autoimmune inflammation, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and the many other conditions that Dr Vasquez has detailed in his books starting in 2004 (Integrative Orthopedics) and 2006 (Integrative Rheumatology, now published as Inflammation Mastery, 4th Edition)

Inflammation Mastery 4th Edition


FOR CLARITY: Chapter 5.1b from Inflammation Mastery 4th Edition was published separately as

Pain Revolution in color and later as

Brain Inflammation in discounted grayscale; the digital versions are identical.

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