June 1, 2016

Problem for patients: Numerous studies have documented that patients with migraine have increased risk for stroke, cardiovascular disease and early death; these findings have again been confirmed in a recent study published in the British Medical Journal: Migraine and...

May 28, 2016

On 28 May 2016, I coined and defined the terms "edfuscate" and "edfuscation" to denote a type of education (formal information transmittal) that is contaminated with the intent to confuse, generally for the sake of creating some type of dependency, whether that is subj...

May 17, 2016

Article being reviewed: Norelle R. Reilly, MD. The Gluten-Free Diet: Recognizing Fact, Fiction, and Fad. Journal of Pediatrics 2016 in press May

Importance: This article was widely distributed in the media via press releases and television coverage; therefore its accura...

May 11, 2016

Comment on: "Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis" by Su et al in JAMA Neurolology May 09, 2016

Environmental toxins: Generally this term is and should be used to describe naturally-occurring substances that have major toxic effects, s...

April 30, 2016

Over the course of many years of work, experience, and reflection, I have increasing clarity and appreciation regarding the nonacademic influences on my academic and professional life. Despite 4 years of undergraduate study and 12 years of doctorate-level study culmina...

April 28, 2016



Previous work: I accept credit for pioneering many important ideas and concepts in the study of microbial dysbiosis; I published these ideas in the first edition of my Integrative Rheumatology in 2006 and also in several articles around that same time, including “Nut...

March 31, 2016

¨Volume 2¨of the Inflammation Mastery and Functional Inflammology series of books and videos is now available as the exact same text in 2 different formats

  1. FULL COLOR Textbook of Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine, Vol. 2: Protocols for Common Inflammatory D...

March 24, 2016

Scientific writing is different from other types of writing, with the major themes being concision, precision, and translation.   I see these issues all the time in my editing and writing work; I just started reviewing for another Medline journal, and I also just rejec...

March 3, 2016


Citation: Vasquez A. Neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia and CRPS is multifactorial. Nature Reviews Rheumatology 2016; March 3: doi:10.1038/nrrheum.2016.25. http://www.nature.com/nrrheum/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nrrheum.2016.25.html


Basically what I do in this Corresp...

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  1. Human Microbiome and Dysbiosis in Clinical Disease

  2. Naturopathic Rheumatology and Integrative Inflammology v3.5

  3. Functional Inflammology: Volume 1: Introduction to Clinical Nutrition, Functional Medicine, and Integrative Pain Management for Disorders of Sustained Inflammation

  4. Inflammation and Autoimmune Solutions: Seven Keys of the Updated FINDSEX Protocol: Second Edition in Color

  5. Antiviral Strategies and Immune Nutrition: Against Colds, Flu, Herpes, AIDS, Hepatitis, Ebola, Dengue, and Autoimmunity

  6. Fibromyalgia in a Nutshell: A Safe and Effective Functional Medicine Strategy

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