Author Archives: Richard Firshein

Nutrient ‘Ammo’ For Allergy

RICHARD FIRSHEIN As the manager of her family’s raucous Irish pub in midtown Manhattan, twenty-eight-year-old Molly Tracey was as far removed from a pure diet and environment as she could get. Although smoking is strictly prohibited in restaurants, the patrons of O’Shaughnessy’s couldn’t have cared less; to them, a pub wasn’t a pub without Guinness […]

Anxiety? Trust Nature

RICHARD FIRSHEIN Kate [34], suffered from irritable bowel syndrome [IBS], characterised by gas, bloating, diarrhoea, and food sensitivities, as well as shortness of breath. She had also been losing weight rapidly, shedding 20kg in the last two months. Her job as a freelance computer analyst required her to hop from office-to-office, offering her expertise for […]

Magnesium & CFS

RICHARD FIRSHEIN Chronic fatigue syndrome [CFS], according to the Centers for Disease Control [CDC], US, is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that certain conditions must be ruled out before a true diagnosis can be made. There are specific major and minor criteria that must be fulfilled for at least a six-month period. Some of the […]