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Digestive Health

How to Support Your Body After Antibiotics

support your body after antibiotics

No one can deny the beneficial effects of antibiotics. Their ability to eradicate harmful infections and save lives has made them indispensable. That said, their convenience and ease-of-use has led to problematic over-prescribing. Meanwhile, our understanding of the harmful effects of antibiotics on our microbiomes is improving. If you find yourself in need of a…

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Exercise for Mental and Digestive Health

exercise for mental and digestive health

We all know that exercise is super important for our overall health and wellness. Research is showing this to be true for our digestive and mental health too. I’ll testify: every part of me feels soooo much better when I take the time and energy to move my body, to stretch, to connect inward, to…

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The Truth about IBS and IBD

The truth about ibs and ibd

Picture this: Allison had been gassy, bloated and had what she casually referred to as “completely unpredictable, irrational and rude bowels” since middle school. After being constipated for days, Allison experience 3-4 days of diarrhea, sometimes with cramping or pain throughout her belly. An adult now, Allison had quit ballet and karate in high school…

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SIBO Begone: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your SIBO From Coming Back

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your SIBO From Coming Back

One of the things I always warn every SIBO patient about is the tenacity of SIBO and its cousin SIFO (small intestine fungal overgrowth). If you’re dealing with chronic constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating, you may have gotten a diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS. However, studies are showing that one of the major…

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Histamine Intolerance: Not As Simple As Allergies

Histamine Intolerance

It’s suggested that between 1% and 4% of the population has a histamine intolerance. This condition is often looks like a food allergy, but can’t be detected by most food allergy tests. People with histamine intolerance deal with a barrage of unexplained symptoms that don’t make much sense to them and their health care providers, but continue to make life pretty difficult.

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Leaky Gut and The Depression-Gut Connection

Leaky Gut and the Depression-Gut Connection

Do you know that mental health issues like depression and anxiety can be linked to the health of your gut? When the gut lining isn’t strong enough to do its job, we’re dealing with leaky gut. In other words, increased intestinal permeability. This is often due to imbalances in good and bad bacteria and can…

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