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The Microbiome and The Immune System

What is the connection between the microbiome and the immune system? This will help to explain why it is so important to take care of your microbiome. The microbiome is an ecosystem of bacteria and fungus that live within your digestive tract and it [...]

The Microbiome and The Immune System2020-05-18T03:24:40+00:00

Terrain VS Pathogen

I want to talk about a concept that not many people are talking about and that is the concept of TERRAIN. I watched a documentary movie with my daughter called the Biggest Little Farm, about a sustainable farm. They had to build an ecosystem [...]

Terrain VS Pathogen2020-03-30T03:41:35+00:00

FOUR Reasons the Digestive Tract is Important

ABSORPTION: It's where we absorb the nutrients from the foods we eat and those nutrients nurture every cell in our body. We literally are what we eat! Our bodies are able to convert the foods we eat into every cell, tissue and organ in our [...]

FOUR Reasons the Digestive Tract is Important2020-03-23T03:30:04+00:00

Conventional VS Naturopathic Approach to SIBO

What is the difference between the conventional approach to SIBO and the naturopathic approach to SIBO?Conventional medical treatment of SIBO is using antibiotics. This approach leads to additional problems as it disrupts the microbiome.Naturopathic medical approach is to restore proper functioning of protective barriers such [...]

Conventional VS Naturopathic Approach to SIBO2020-01-21T02:38:56+00:00

Bile-SIBO Connection

If bile is thick and congested then the gallbladder is a breeding ground for bacterial overgrowths, and as the bile gets released into the small intestines then the bacterial overgrowth moves into small intestines and causes an imbalance of the microbiome, contributing to small [...]

Bile-SIBO Connection2019-09-23T02:01:19+00:00

Testing for SIBO

What is the testing to see if you have SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)? The best way to test for SIBO is through a Breath test. This test involves ingesting lactulose, then we collect your breath every 20 minutes for 3 hours. Then we [...]

Testing for SIBO2019-09-16T03:05:08+00:00

What is SIBO?

What is SIBO and how to recognize some of the symptoms of SIBO? SIBO is Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. The first part of the small intestines is the duodenum, where we absorb our minerals. The second part of the small intestines is the jejunum, [...]

What is SIBO?2019-09-09T02:05:16+00:00

Digestive Disorders and Fat Absorption

Digestive disorders and Fat Absorption To absorb fats requires bile In people with digestive disorders, they have inflamed mucous membranes and imbalances in their gut flora, which leads to the production of excessive mucus to protect itself. These large amounts of mucus interfere with [...]

Digestive Disorders and Fat Absorption2019-08-06T02:21:25+00:00

Bile Microbiome Connection

Bile-Microbiome Connection Bile increases survival rates of good bacteria in your colon while suppressing the bad bacteria Pathogenic bacteria convert bile acids into toxic compound lithocholate, which interferes with your liver’s ability to convert cholesterol into bile acids, driving up cholesterol Probiotics increases bile [...]

Bile Microbiome Connection2019-07-23T01:09:50+00:00

Five Causes of Fatigue

Fatigue is a common symptom that we see in our clinic. Chronic stress leads to dysregulation of the body’s stress systems, specifically the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and this is a common cause of fatigue. Poor Nutrition or Digestion. [...]

Five Causes of Fatigue2019-07-15T01:50:08+00:00
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