Why Does SIBO Happen?

What is SIBO? SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. The symptoms of SIBO may include the following: gas, bloating, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, GERD, constipation, anxiety, brain fog, fatigue, depression, weight changes and others. The most common symptom of SIBO is bloating, especially in the second half of the day. Why does SIBO happen? …

Does SIBO Cause Weight Gain?

Does SIBO cause weight gain? The short answer is yes, SIBO may cause weight gain, and ironically nutritional deficiencies. This combination of issues happens as a result of the constipation type of SIBO, which is also often associated with methane type SIBO or intestinal methangen overgrowth (IMO). While there are several names for this type …

6 Tips For Holiday Stress Management

The holidays are meant to be a time when you get to unwind, spend time with loved ones, and get away from the stressors of everyday life. However, between holiday party planning and gift giving, holiday stress is a common occurrence. It’s understandable; think about all the things you have to do! Cooking meals, shopping, …

7 Things That Are Ruining Your Gut Microbiome & Health

Did you know your gut is home to trillions of bacteria? Some are beneficial and some, not so much. One indication that there’s an imbalance between good and bad is if you experience common symptoms like heartburn, gas, bloating, and constipation. When your gut microbiome is healthy, with a diverse range of helpful bacteria, your …

5 Things That Mess with Women’s Fertility

Women’s fertility is not a straight-forward subject. There are many layers to conception, and both parties, male and female, play a role in the outcome. While trying to conceive may be stressful for many couples (seeing that 15% of couples in the US struggle to conceive), we want to remind you that you have some …

Fertility Testing: Your Guide to Women’s Fertility Tests

If you’re struggling to conceive, you’re not alone. In fact, an estimated 10% of women aged 15-49 have problems with getting or staying pregnant. Fortunately, there are fertility tests to help you better understand your body and find solutions. Below, we’ll guide you through the most popular at-home fertility tests. What defines infertility? For those …

Constipation Side Effects: Skin-Gut Connection and Acne

Poor gut health can lead to poor skin health. While it may seem unbelievable, the truth is that there is a strong correlation between what’s going on in your inner world and how it’s showing up in your outer world. To help change things, today we’re going to cover how constipation and acne go hand-in-hand …

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