Nutrition

The Mediterranean Diet: Another Fad or the Answer to a Healthy Immune System?

The Mediterranean Diet: Another Fad or the Answer to a Healthy Immune System?

Well, it’s September, and a new season of routine, growth and adjustment is upon us. As much as the warm summer months can bring so much joy and peace to us, there is something new and fresh about the summer winding down, and the leaves starting to drop. September is a beautiful time to start …

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So, You've Had an Abnormal Pap, Now What?

So, You’ve Had an Abnormal Pap, Now What?

In 2022, an estimated 14,100 women in the United States have been or will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, caused by HPV. In 2020, over 600,000 women were diagnosed across the globe. While the HPV vaccine has drastically reduced cervical cancer rates as a direct result of preventing high-risk HPV, there are still approximately 4300 …

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New Study Finds AHCC Supplementation Clears High-Risk HPV Infections

New Study Finds AHCC Supplementation Clears High-Risk HPV Infections

The incidence of HPV is rising rapidly, with an estimated 79 million Americans infected with the virus and nearly 80% of the population expected to have a strain of HPV in their lifetime. With over 100 strains identified in humans, about 15 of them are considered high risk and are associated with many cancers such …

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Fucoidan for Cold Sores and HSV

Fucoidan for Cold Sores and HSV

Human beings have always had a relationship with the seas, so it’s not surprising that marine ecosystems harbour medicinal and therapeutic factors that can be beneficial to us. Seaweeds are an excellent example of one such source of therapeutics that has been getting some attention from researchers. As a group, the various seaweeds (aka marine …

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How Managing Blood Sugar Can Help You Heal HPV

Did you know that nearly 80% of non-diabetics have glucose spikes everyday, without even knowing it. Many of us go about our daily lives dealing with digestive complaints, mood swings, PMS, insomnia, accelerated aging, infertility, hormonal imbalance, weight gain, cravings  and increased susceptibility to infections – without asking why.  Glucose spikes can actually be the …

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Shiitake Mushrooms for Cold Sores and Herpes Simplex

If you are a fan of Asian cuisine you have very probably eaten, or at least are aware of shiitake mushrooms. These delicious mushrooms, known by their latin name as Lentinula edodes, are also familiar to medical researchers. The research into the therapeutic properties of various mushrooms has been really taking off in recent years, …

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HPV: 5 Things Every Woman Should Know

An HPV diagnosis can leave one feeling vulnerable, scared, overwhelmed and even ashamed. So when you take to google to find stories of others dealing with HPV, it can be disappointing to realize that there are not many resources associated with empowering, educating and empathizing with others going through a similar experience.  At Papillex, our …

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Proven Ways to Strengthen your Immune System this Summer

There are nearly 150 types of HPV, and thankfully, 90% of cases tend to resolve within a few years of infection. This is because the immune system does an impeccable job of clearing the virus. For others, the virus can lay dormant, not having any major implications on your health. However, some cases of HPV …

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Top 5 Overlooked Foods for Supporting Immune Health

At Papillex, we are all about focusing on the factors we can control to positively impact our overall health. With that philosophy in mind, today we’re talking about food! Food plays a powerful role when it comes to supporting our immune health. The array of micronutrients we obtain from our food is necessary for the …

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