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Becoming Curious About How Your Choices Impact Your Gut

Healing the gut requires so much more than supplements and restrictive dieting. Everything we expose our bodies to has a dramatic impact on our gut health.  If you are not getting results from a protocol, supplement, or drug, it may be time to take a different approach.  My approach is truly holistic. But to graspContinue reading “Becoming Curious About How Your Choices Impact Your Gut”

Pros and Cons of Functional Lab Testing.

What is Functional Lab Testing, and what are the pros and cons you need to know as a patient? Lab testing is lab testing (I promise I’ll elaborate).  You collect a specimen, send it to a lab for analysis and wait for results about your body, right? We are all familiar with the blood testContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Functional Lab Testing.”

Three things to know before hiring a Health Coach.

It’s A Team Effort. You can lead a horse to water but you cannot make it drink. When we venture into the healing landscape, we will be challenged. Be prepared to find the strength to apply lifestyle changes, even if your inner voice is making excuses not to. How can we change if we don’tContinue reading “Three things to know before hiring a Health Coach.”

What is SIBO? What causes SIBO?

(If you only skim this article, the last paragraph is the most important.) SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) is an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestines, but it is complex. To understand SIBO, we need to define a few important keywords and understand some gut basics. We all have a microbiome (microbiota), the trillionsContinue reading “What is SIBO? What causes SIBO?”

My story

My digestive issues started at birth. I was colicky and intolerant to certain foods from the start. I was a C-section but luckily breastfed! I grew up eating the Standard American Diet, and it was common for me to run to the bathroom mid-meal. We joked about it as a family. On our way homeContinue reading “My story”

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