Probiotics were something many of us were excited about 10 years ago. We thought this was amazing and going to change everything. Lo and behold, when you grind it down the actual studies, there is very little data supporting probiotics for changing your current status or shifting your health. Often, probiotics can actually make you
I am definitely a person that takes supplements but am also clear that supplements are there to supplement the healthy diet. It is important that you first work on the basics of health before you start taking supplements, and then the supplements are there to help and support you while you are working on your
In my practice, I see patients that are doing well but I also see many patients who are suffering when it comes to dietary intervention and their SIBO. I can honestly say that there is no clear regimented certified diet protocol - certain diets work for certain practitioners and certain patients, and others fail to
I think it is important to understand that you can have SIBO, which is a cause of IBS, but not all SIBO people have IBS and not all IBS people have SIBO. Essentially, IBS is a chronic pain syndrome that is associated with abdominal pain at least once a week. This abdominal pain is, in
SIBO stands for small intestine bacterial overgrowth. Our small intestine is designed to digest our food, to absorb the micronutrients from these foods, and then feed our bodies. There are many mechanisms in our gut protecting us from having too much bacteria in our small intestine. If you have bacteria in the small intestine (small
Yoga is a discipline that allows for exploration of the physical, emotional, and mental connections of our bodies through breathing and movement. It improves our bodies physically and mentally through increased fitness, flexibility, and rejuvenation. Moving through different yoga positions, or asanas, activates different muscle groups and increases circulation to all organs in your body.