NF-kappa B: How To Turn Down The Heat

Remember NF-kappa B is a protein that controls the expression of DNA and responds to stress in your environment. That stress can be almost anything… a fight, a virus, cigarette smoke, a head injury or even exposure to an allergic food. It is a good thing when we need to increase inflammation to fight a virus but it is a bad thing when it turns on and doesn’t turn off, even after the trigger is gone. How Can I Test … Continued

NF-kappa B: How It Contributes To Your Pain

NF-kappa B or NF-kB is not a rock band. It’s a protein complex in our body that can be responsible for all kinds of mischief. It’s important if you are fighting viruses and the like, but when this system turns on and doesn’t turn off it sends you into a world of trouble. Let’s talk about why. What is NF-kB? NF-kB is the captain of your DNA expression. Just like a captain of a ship responds to wind conditions, the … Continued