The Low Mold Diet

How to Detox Your Body from Mold Using the Low-Mold Diet

Mold exposure is a tricky, deceptive, and sometimes devastating illness. We’ve learned through scientific studies that mold illness is one of the primary triggers of many diseases and health conditions, such as asthma, respiratory infections, brain swelling, cancer, and even death.1 Mold spores, while seemingly harmless on their own, are everywhere—even on our foods! What…

vitamin b12

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Do you suffer from any of the following symptoms? Weakness, tiredness, or light-headedness Rapid heartbeat or difficulty breathing Poor memory or difficulty concentrating Depression, anxiety, mania Numbness and tingling of hands or feet Difficulty with balance, poor coordination Pale skin Sore tongue Easy bruising or bleeding gums Upset stomach or weight loss Diarrhea or constipation…

6 Signs That SIBO Might be the Root Cause of Your IBS

Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth: Signs, Symptoms, and the IBS Connection

If you’re constipated or struggle with gas or bloating you’ve probably already done your fair share of googling things, such as, “What foods cause bloating?”, “How to stop diarrhea”, or “Will taking probiotics stop gas?” But now you’re confused—you’ve cleaned up your diet, stopped taking antibiotics, and are taking probiotics regularly, but the symptoms aren’t…

Zonulin

Zonulin: A Discovery That Changed the Way We View Inflammation, Autoimmune Disease and Cancer

An amazing discovery a few years ago revolutionized our ability to understand the gut and permeability and how this impacts a wide range of health conditions from cancer to autoimmune disease to inflammation and food sensitivities. This little molecule, Zonulin, has quite a story…   Zonulin Is The “Doorway” To Leaky Gut Zonulin opens up…

food allergens weight gain

7 Food Allergens That Could Be Causing Your Weight Gain

 Food Allergy “Fat” “Fat” that comes with food sensitivities is a characterized by bloating and fluid retention that many people experience when they ingest these top seven food allergens.  Eating foods that interfere with our body’s chemistry causes tissue swelling, abdominal bloating or even facial puffiness that may have the appearance of real fat. In…

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You!

Healthy Gut = Healthy You! There is a microbial zoo living inside you, literally trillions of microscopic organisms―more than 10,000 different kinds of them―all co-existing with each other and you. In fact they outnumber you ten to one and ninety percent of the genetic material, (DNA and RNA) in your body is not yours, it belongs…

Answers to Your Questions About Candida Infections

Candidiasis Answers to Your Questions About Candida Infections. Candidiasis or Candida is a fungal infection caused by an overgrowth of fungus belonging to the Candida species. Candida yeasts are normally present in the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, and vagina without causing symptoms. Sometimes, however, the balance between Candida and normally present bacteria becomes disrupted. What are…

Hypoglycemia

Do You Have Hypoglycemia?

How Do You Diagnose It? Hypoglycemia is a condition that occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) is too low.  Blood sugar below 70 mg/dL is considered low. Symptoms you may have when your blood sugar gets too low include: Cold sweats Convulsions Double vision or blurry vision Fast or pounding heartbeat General discomfort, uneasiness, or…

Help for Those Suffering From Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Help for Those Suffering From Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Flatiron Functional Medicine often receives calls asking if Dr. Jill treats Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease for Inflammatory Bowel Disease…. and the answer is emphatically “YES!” What is the difference between these conditions? There is a lot of confusion concerning Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two forms…