5 Hidden Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Have you been told you have IBS?  IBS is one of many conditions that is diagnosed when there is no other known cause of digestive symptoms. It is estimated that irritable bowel syndrome affects over 45 million people in the US. Symptoms can include abdominal pain, cramping, gas, and bloating, and changes in bowel movements …

How to Eat for a Healthy Gut

A healthy gut isn’t just about avoiding gastrointestinal symptoms. Did you know that your gut health impacts almost every aspect of your health? For example, your gut’s microbiome impacts: Your immune system Hormones Digestion Mood Even your skin The good news is, what you eat has the biggest impact on the microbiome of your gut. …

Are Food Sensitivities Making You Sick?

People toss around words like food sensitivities, food intolerances, and food allergies. Unfortunately, there’s not much accuracy to how they’re used in the public sphere. But all three represent real conditions that affect a lot of people. Sometimes our bodies don’t respond well to certain foods. If you’ve been struggling with symptoms you can’t seem …

Is a Naturopathic Doctor a ‘Real’ Doctor?

This is a common question. Is a naturopathic doctor a real doctor? When somebody asks this, what they’re really trying to find out is if naturopathic doctors can be trusted. Are naturopathic doctors legits? Are they quacks? The short answers: Legit, yes. Quacks, no. As a naturopathic doctor, who attended a four-year medical school, I …

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