Today we’re going to explore exactly what functional medicine and integrative medicine are, the differences and commonalities between the two, and how to choose which is right for you.
Today we’re going to dive into the gut microbiome’s link to mental health and mood disorders as well as take a look at some simple ways to support a healthy gut and healthy brain.
Most of us are familiar with having the occasional belly ache or bout of bloating and gas. But what happens when your daily bloating becomes so bad you can hardly button your pants? Or when your abdominal pain gets so bad that it’s hard to even leave the house? This is the unfortunate reality for…
Today, we’re going to dive into exactly what protein-losing enteropathy is.
Today we’re going to dive into what glyphosate is, just how dangerous it is, and how you can actively defend yourself against its toxic effects.
Involuntary tremors. Increased forgetfulness. Difficulty with finding words. Feelings of depression and anxiety. These are just a few of the devastating effects associated with neurodegeneration – a slow progressive breakdown of the brain’s ability to function correctly. And while the brain and nervous system may be the target of these debilitating disorders, there is mounting evidence…
Today we’re going to dive into exactly how viral infections like COVID-19 can potentially trigger autoimmunity and what you can do to protect yourself.
In this article, we’re going to dive into the fascinating connection between your gut and your immune system. And more importantly, we’ll uncover exactly how you can support your gut and give your immune system a boost.
Recently, more research has been published that may bring us a little closer to identifying the culprit responsible for causing chronic fatigue syndrome – the vagus nerve. Let’s take a look at the fascinating research behind how the vagus nerve can cause chronic fatigue – and how it might just be the answer to beating this complicated disorder.
As the old saying goes, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. We all know fiber is good for health but why is this? It turns out it is more complicated than just a way to help you feel full and stay regulated.
We’ve come a long way in understanding mycotoxins and their effects on our health. Since the identification of the first mycotoxin (aflatoxin) in 1965,1 scientists have identified more than 400 of them produced by hundreds of different fungi under various environmental conditions.
More recently, the scientific and medical communities have been abuzz regarding the topic of gut microbiome due to its potential role as a link between the gut and the heart. Specifically, some believe that a metabolic pathway involving choline and the gut microbiota could contribute to the development of heart disease in humans.
This Little-Known Bacterium Could Be The Infectious Cause of Crohn’s Disease – And It Can Be Treated
If you or a loved one has suffered from Crohn’s disease, you may have been told that the exact cause of your misery is still unknown. They might have told you there are many possible causes for Crohn’s disease – age, ethnicity, family history, immunodeficiency, history of NSAIDs use, etc.
New research in Finland is finding that the reason could be largely mold. I’ve talked about mold and dementia before, and these findings further support the effect of mycotoxins on inflammation and dementia.
We now know there are strong associations between gut health, inflammation, and slow metabolism, weight gain, and diabetes. Although we have known there was a connection for quite a while we weren’t sure was exactly how this was happening.
Spring is a time where we hear a lot of people talking about detoxes. Beauty magazines, health and wellness bloggers, and more are all talking about their favorite detoxes. Detoxes for skin, rapid detoxes, juice detoxes, colon cleanses – you name it! It seems everyone has their own take on how to detox your body.
Prunes or dried plums are a good source of fiber, sorbitol (a sugar alcohol that can soften and loosen the stool) and contain high levels of phytonutrients called phenols.
Did you know, you probably have virus lurking in the shadows? It’s called the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and an estimated 90 percent of us have it. Fortunately, for most of us it lies dormant, like a sleeping giant. Only when something triggers a reactivation of EBV does this virus rear its ugly head.
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.