Can Probiotics Help to Improve Gut Health?

How probiotics help improve gut health

If you want to improve gut health, or even optimize your overall health, you’ve probably seen a thing or two about probiotics. An estimated 25% of people worldwide had used a probiotic supplement in 2021, according to one survey.¹ Probiotics are another hot topic in the health and wellness space, and for good reason. When probiotics…

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What is SIBO? Your Simple Guide to Understanding and Treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Guide to understanding small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

Have you ever found yourself grappling with the discomfort of abdominal distension, bloating, or cramping, seemingly unaffected by the type of food you consume?  If so, you might resonate with the notion of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), a prevalent gut disorder that can significantly impact your well-being. It is estimated 500 million undiagnosed cases…

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Unlock the Hidden Power of Functional Medicine to Beat Autoimmune Diseases

A functional medicine guide to treating autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune diseases affect an estimated 50 million Americans, causing a myriad of health issues and impacting the quality of life for those afflicted. These conditions occur when the immune system, which is designed to protect the body from external threats, mistakenly attacks its own healthy tissues. Autoimmune diseases encompass over 100 recognized conditions. Some well-known…

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A Functional Medicine Approach to Conquering Acne

I get many clients whose main source of concern is their acne. These individuals feel they have tried every treatment imaginable, coming to me extremely frustrated that their acne continues to reappear. What are the most common underlying causes of acne?   Inflammation and Oxidative Stress: Sugar raises insulin levels which promote the production of…

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How Trauma and Stress Affect Gut Health

Did you know that trauma and gut health are connected? This may come as no surprise since your gut is connected to almost every system in your body. In fact, gut health is related to your immune system, metabolism, hormones, thyroid, adrenals, skin, and even your brain and mental health.  This is why the gut…

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