Leaky Gut

Why Should You Love Your Liver?

2020-05-26T20:18:30+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Updated: Apr 26 In our last blog, we talked about the relationship between IBS, stress, and hormone balance. The liver plays an important role in synthesizing, metabolizing, and eliminating hormones. For that reason, any time a person has hormonal imbalance, we always consider liver health. In this article, we take a closer look at [...]

Beyond Food Allergies: The Range of Food Reactions

2020-05-26T20:23:45+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Updated: Apr 26 One in 13 children in the United States has a food allergy, which equates to approximately 2 in every school classroom. What’s even more shocking is the dramatic increase in food allergies over recent years: according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), food allergies among children increased by about 50% [...]

Stress Upsetting Your Digestion?

2020-05-26T20:38:09+00:00June 24th, 2019|

Updated: Apr 26 The system of hormones throughout your body is like a symphony. The pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, ovaries, testes, and other glands all work together to create a beautiful song. We call the system of hormones in the body the endocrine system, but the endocrine system does not work alone. It works in [...]

New Study Links Gluten Sensitivity to Leaky Gut

2020-05-29T15:59:18+00:00June 24th, 2019|

This is the first study to show - without a doubt - that gluten sensitivity, leaky gut, and systemic inflammation are inextricably related. Stock image of bread skull and crossbones on white background The News: Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center recently published results of a groundbreaking study: the study provides biological [...]

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

2020-05-29T16:06:26+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is a functional disorder of the bowel characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort associated with altered bowel movements. Bowel movements may tend towards constipation, diarrhea, or alternating constipation and diarrhea. Often there is bloating, excessive gas, and mucus in the stool. IBS is a common disorder affecting up to [...]

What Causes Your Gut to be Leaky?

2020-06-11T16:08:57+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Leaky gut syndrome, also known as increased intestinal permeability syndrome, is associated with a variety of health problems including Irritable Bowel Syndrome. In this article, we look at what can cause your gut to be leaky. Generally, there are three basic categories of factors which can lead to a leaky gut. First are foods. [...]

The Gut Microbiome

2020-06-11T16:13:17+00:00May 9th, 2019|

The gut microbiome represents the total population of microbes which reside in the intestine. The microbial makeup for each individual is as unique as an individual’s fingerprint. The Human Microbiome Project sponsored by the National Institute of Health was established to identify and characterize the microorganisms which are found in association with both healthy [...]

IBS and Leaky Gut Syndrome

2020-06-11T16:14:55+00:00May 9th, 2019|

Leaky gut syndrome, also known as, increased intestinal permeability syndrome, is a condition that has been associated with a variety of health problems, including irritable bowel syndrome. Although leaky gut syndrome is often considered a “quack” diagnosis by mainstream physicians it is becoming more accepted. Although over 10,000 research papers have been written talking [...]

Are GMOs Creating Leaky Guts?

2020-06-22T19:51:31+00:00January 15th, 2019|

We talk a lot about digestive health in our practice and have a very successful protocol to correct what is commonly known as “leaky gut.” In leaky gut, the intestinal barrier breaks down and allows passage of undigested food particles, bacteria, and toxins into the body. Think of the small intestinal lining like a [...]

Aspartame and MSG Increase Risk of Serious Illness

2019-08-14T18:59:07+00:00May 15th, 2018|

A Doctor's PleaWhat if I told you there were common FDA-approved ingredients that increase symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, dementia, digestive distress, Multiple Sclerosis, brain tumors, and diabetes? Look around. Do you ever wonder why so many people – perhaps yourself included – suffer from difficulty losing weight, dizziness, erratic mood swings, muscle aches, migraine [...]