Most people can relate to the frustrating situation of making an appointment to see their doctor, only for the appointment to start an hour or more later. Then, after a very rushed visit, being sent home with a prescription and no new insight into what exactly is happening with their health.
Have you ever wondered if you have leaky gut? Maybe you struggle with digestive issues, symptoms of dysbiosis, or candida. Maybe you have one of the many conditions that are associated with leaky gut.
When you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) it can feel like your life is on hold. Debilitating pain, frequent trips to the bathroom, and extreme weakness makes getting through the day next to impossible.
If you were to do a Google search “causes of Crohn’s disease,” you’ll find most articles saying there is no known cause. However, research has been pointing the finger at various microbes for over a decade.
This year, instead of getting your loved ones some trendy Christmas gift with short-lived excitement, why don’t you get them something that will continue to improve their health throughout the year.
The air in our homes are often 2 to 5 times more toxic than outdoor air quality. And yet, we often overlook indoor air quality when we consider the factors that influence our health and our wellbeing.
When most people think of tryptophan, they think of the Thanksgiving myth we’ve been told about why we get sleepy after eating turkey.
We need to reduce our toxic burden wherever possible, support our body’s natural detox pathways, and incorporate detox binders into our health routine.
Oxalates are compounds that naturally exist in many food items. Often found in food considered healthy – such as spinach and almonds – oxalates can cause digestive issues.
If you haven’t already heard about the concerns surrounding electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure I believe you’re about to start reading about them more and more in the news. Studies continue to come out showing us how we have created an invisible electromagnetic smog with our electronic devices that now covers nearly every living space.
Infrared saunas have numerous health benefits including helping your body rid itself of toxins, reduce inflammation, and increase blood flow.
Mycotoxins can have a serious impact on our health. Mycotoxins are microscopicfungal poisons that can sneak into our bodies through the digestive and respiratory systems. They are literal poisons that have the potential to make us very sick.
Alzheimer’s disease has reached epidemic proportions. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the third cause of death in the United States and over 47 million people live with it globally.
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Irma and with potentially more hurricanes on the way, I wanted to address the critical concerns that follow the immediate dangers of the storm itself.
As you probably know, I’m a huge proponent of having good, healthy fats in your diet. People have been incorrectly cutting fat to dangerously low levels for far too long.
Though sparkling mineral waters like Perrier were around, they seemed to be reserved for the bougie, even though they didn’t cost more than a soda.
Now I know what you’re thinking… why would I stick a light up my nose, Dr. Jill? Strange sounding, for sure, but hear me out. There’s tons of research suggesting that light stimulation of the capillaries and cells through your nasal pathways and into your hippocampus has the ability to introduce light energy to your…
Diet sodas are gaining negative attention yet again, and for good reason. A recent study found that consuming a daily can of sugar-free soda is associated with higher risks of suffering a stroke or developing dementia. Heavily sugared drinks already had a bad rap for causing a myriad of health issues such as weight gain, liver…
Will I get Alzheimer’s disease? Everything you need to know about the ApoE gene! Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that involves gradual cognitive decline. About 13% of people over 65 years old have Alzheimer’s disease and nearly 45% of people over the age of 85 have it. (Source) Much evidence points to an…
Dr. Jill’s Top Ten Recommended Books for the New Year! I just love new beginnings! Two-thousand and sixteen was an exceptionally difficult year for me personally. However, one thing I have learned is that I was born to overcome! Many of you know I beat breast cancer in 2001 and Crohn’s disease one year later in 2002. (you…