Functional Medicine

The top 13 things I learned (or re-learned) about health this year

1. Your home’s health is just as important as your own – check the humidity and have a look around for mold 2. The role of the gut microbiome remains understated. For one thing, your microbes steal your minerals if you don’t provide sufficient amounts. Water is one vesicle for minerals and there are companies …

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Leaky Gut

Leaky Gut, also known as Intestinal Permeability, is what happens when the lining of your gut is inflamed or damaged to the extent that it can no longer prevent undigested food, toxins or microbes from passing through into the blood stream. This article will go into detail about why Leaky Gut occurs, and how to …

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Are Adhesions The Missing Piece to Resolving Your Digestive Issues?

 If you have unrelenting IBS, SIBO, dysbiosis, abdominal cramping and abnormal BM’s, addressing potential adhesions is something that you should make a part of your treatment plan. When I first began my journey to address intestinal adhesions, I felt SO lost due to how spread out across the internet the information is. So I’ve made a …

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Stool Testing Techniques: Culture vs. PCR and Beyond

For those looking to get to the root of their health issues, a stool test can offer important insights. Many health issues can be traced back to the presence of pathogenic microbes or parasites, lack of beneficial microbes or lack of general diversity. However, it is important to know the difference between the types of …

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