Three Reasons to Go Easy on Gluten
3 Reasons to Go Easy on Gluten Gluten has been the topic of hot debate by a growing number of healthcare providers. The literature is overflowing with the detrimental impact gluten has on the intestinal wall. Leaky Gut When you eat gluten, your body produces a molecule called zonulin. The increase in zonulin is linked…Read More
Are You Suffering from Histamine Intolerance?
Are You Suffering from Histamine Intolerance? Histamine intolerance occurs when there is a buildup of histamine in the body. Many foods contain high histamine levels, and various health conditions and medications can contribute to an intolerance (See below for a list of common symptoms). Histamine is a chemical that sends messages to the brain, signals…Read More
Restless Leg Syndrome and IBS
There appears to be a direct correlation between restless leg syndrome (RLS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). What is restless leg syndrome? RLS is a disorder in which a person experiences uncomfortable urges to move their legs. Symptoms typically occur during times of rest or inactivity, particularly in the evening and into the night and…Read More
Symptoms of SIBO: You May Be Surprised
Probiotics and Gut Health: Is Your Probiotic Harming Your Gut?
Does the FODMAP Diet Help or Harm?
This article has been medically reviewed by Dr. Charles Penick, MD For those suffering from digestive issues, mealtime can be nearly unbearable. The consequences of chronic indigestion can seriously interfere with the quality of life. Many diets and interventions are born out of a desire to help relieve people from their digestive issues, but not all…Read More
Mycotoxins (Mold) and Anxiety
The #1 Thing Not to Take For Acid Reflux
Acid reflux is one of the most common ailments people suffer from these days. While many people want to quench the fire with antacids and PPIs and temporarily not feel the burn, what they don’t know can hurt their gut, and help in the long term with these meds is what we’re going to talk about here.Read More
Feeling Stressed, Anxious or Fatigued? Maybe It’s Poor Gut Health
People are ridiculously stressed these days and they usually attribute this to work, family obligations, or other outside factors. When sometimes it could actually be that their gut imbalances are ramping up their stomach issues and inflammation and anxieties.Read More