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Intestinal Hyperpermeability

What is Intestinal Hyperpermeability? What is Metabolic Endotoxemia? What is Bacterial Translocation? What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Do all of these terms really just mean the same thing? What all these terms mean is that the one cell deep lining of our digestive tract [...]

Intestinal Hyperpermeability2020-10-13T03:16:48+00:00

Microbiome-Pets Connection

There is a connection between the microbiome and owning pets. Research shows that people who live with dogs have more diverse microbiomes in comparison to non-pet owners. Children with pets have fewer allergies than non-pet owners. Why is this? Animals have biodiversity in their [...]

Microbiome-Pets Connection2020-09-22T02:52:34+00:00

THREE-Prong Approach to Treating Biofilms

Biofilms are a collection or community of different types of microorganisms that form together into a slimy, gluey consistency that will adhere to liquidy surface such as mucous membranes of the digestive tract. These biofilms will adhere to the lining of the digestive tract [...]

THREE-Prong Approach to Treating Biofilms2020-07-20T02:23:44+00:00

Ozone Therapy

Ozone therapy has been around for over 125 years and there are over 6000 published studies that show that ozone therapy is effective and safe for a number of different health issues. Ozone is made of three oxygen atoms attached together. The air that [...]

Ozone Therapy2020-07-06T04:35:27+00:00

Inflammatory Response and Infections

I want to talk about the inflammatory response and infections, because with what is going on in the world, I think it is important to understand how the immune system works, how the immune system mounts a response to an infectious agent like a [...]

Inflammatory Response and Infections2020-05-04T02:23:41+00:00

SEVEN Causes of Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance occurs when there is a build up of histamine in the body. Digestive symptoms can occur with histamine intolerance because histamine is important for helping to break down food, therefore common symptoms include diarrhea, chronic constipation, nausea and vomiting, gas or bloating, [...]

SEVEN Causes of Histamine Intolerance2020-03-02T03:18:36+00:00

What are Oxalates?

Oxalates are a compound within plants, which are the plants natural defense mechanism and these help to protect plants from predators such as animals, insects, fungi. The challenge with these oxalates is that they bind to calcium in the blood and then they form [...]

What are Oxalates?2020-01-13T04:14:16+00:00

Iodine – TSH Connection

It’s important to understand the connection between TSH and iodine supplementation so that you are not surprised if your blood levels change when you start supplementing with iodine. TSH may increase in the start of iodine supplementation because TSH stimulates the thyroid gland to [...]

Iodine – TSH Connection2020-01-07T03:36:05+00:00

What are lectins?

Lectins are proteins in plants that are nature’s natural defense mechanism to deter animals from eating these plants. Lectins are considered anti-nutrients. Therefore when we consume these lectins, we humans are unable to digest these lectins and it disrupts our ability to absorb nutrients. [...]

What are lectins?2019-10-28T16:41:06+00:00

FIVE Connections Between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function

FIVE Connections between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function If not absorbing fats, you can’t make thyroid hormones Finland study: hypothyroidism 7x more likely in people with decreased bile flow Bile triggers release of the enzyme that converts T4 to T3 Gut bacteria plays a [...]

FIVE Connections Between Bile Flow and Thyroid Function2019-07-08T01:18:58+00:00
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