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10 Ways To Improve The Gut Microbiome

10 Ways To Improve The Gut Microbiome Not too long ago it was common practice to write off mood or neurological disorders as a poor mentality. Chronic headaches and inflammation were thought of as normal parts of life. There are more conditions like this that we just didn’t fully understand for a long time.. until […]

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6 Steps to Rebuild Gut Flora Metabolism

6 Steps to Rebuild Gut Flora Metabolism  The most up to date research has revealed that the balance of our gut bacteria plays a large role in our metabolism.  Many studies are even showing that changes in our gut flora are highly correlating with obesity and other metabolic disorders (4). Remember that girl that seemed […]

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Top 10 Foods to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

Top 10 Foods to Heal Leaky Gut Leaky gut or intestinal permeability syndrome is a condition in which the gut lining is damaged.  In this condition, large food particles, bacteria and environmental toxins are able to seep into the blood stream and cause problems in the body. As a clinician, I always suspect leaky gut […]

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Top 10 Fermented Foods to Heal Your Gut

Fermented Foods To Heal Your Gut Our ancient ancestors’ utilized probiotic enriched foods on a regular basis.  This was necessary as a means of food preservation without the advent of refrigeration.  Many ancient medicine men and physicians began utilizing them to treat certain ailments.  Probiotic enriched foods are one of the most important attributes of a […]

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The Benefits of Ileocecal Valve Massage

The Benefits of Ileocecal Valve Massage Often times, solutions can be so simple that they get overlooked. Ileocecal valve massage is one of those solutions.  Ileocecal valve massage has been found to be very effective for the relief of a wide range of gastrointestinal problems.   Research has suggested that malfunction of this valve is a […]

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4 Steps to Heal Diverticulitis Naturally

4 Steps to Heal Diverticulitis Naturally: A routine colonoscopy has confirmed that the abdominal complications you have been experiencing is a consequence of diverticulitis. You have been prescribed antibiotics as the recommended conventional treatment for the disease but is this approach in your best interest? Antibiotic treatment has its own risks and can cause pain […]

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8 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

8 Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids are normal in all individuals from birth. These vascular structures or “cushions” help regulate bowel movements at the end of the rectum. However, people who experience the embarrassment of hemorrhoids are often associating their condition with having symptoms of enlarged hemorrhoids. (2, 3) Millions of people across the globe […]

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12 Ways to Overcome Constipation

12 Ways to Overcome Constipation Throughout my first 23-24 years of life, I suffered with constipation.  Growing up, my family used to joke that if someone had to use the bathroom while I was in there, you might as well do something else because it was going to take a while! I felt terrible when […]

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8 Ways to Reduce Gas and Farting

8 Ways to Reduce Gas and Farting Back in my early 20’s, when I struggled with irritable bowel syndrome I had the worst smelling gas.  It was super embarrassing, but I knew there was a problem with my body, I just didn’t exactly know how to fix it back then.   I was eating what […]

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5 Reasons Why You Have a Bloated Stomach

5 Reasons Why You Have a Bloated Stomach Years ago as a teenager, I would struggle regularly with a bloated stomach, gas and often times cramping.  Years later, in my early 20’s, I experienced severe cramping, bloating and full blown irritable bowel syndrome.  Fortunately, I was able to discover the root cause issues involved in […]

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10 Steps to Beat Acid Reflux Naturally

10 Steps to Beat Acid Reflux Naturally Acid reflux or gastric esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common conditions affecting Americans today.  This condition is characterized by a burning sensation in the chest that has coined the term “heartburn.”  An anti-inflammatory lifestyle has been shown to beat acid reflux naturally. Upon eating, food […]

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18 Ways to Beat Eczema, Acne and Psoriasis

18 Ways to Beat Eczema, Acne and Psoriasis Eczema is known as a chronic dermatological condition that is characterized by skin rashes, dryness, crusting and flaking skin.  The word eczema is derived from the Greek word ekzein meaning “to boil out”; the Greek word ek means “out,” while the Greek word zema means “boiling.”  Research […]

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