Got painful bladder syndrome/IC? Check out your gut…

Bladder pain, burning, spasm, urgency and frequency are some of the most exquisitely heartbreaking symptoms that can be experienced, for the persistence and permeation into all levels of your awareness, to the fact that conventional outcomes for non-infectious/non-UTI bladder symptoms are notoriously poor. Im talking about interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome […]

A new model of IBS

Over 50 million Americans have been diagnosed with irritate bowel syndrome (IBS), and it’s quite likely that at least that many of us are walking around with IBS but haven’t been diagnosed yet. Gas, bloating, distension, spasm, queasiness, stomach pain, intestinal pain, constipation, diarrhea – or a combination of the […]

All about FODMAPs: what they are, who should avoid them & why

A major aspect of the meteoric rise in the study of the microbiome is our understanding of FODMAPs and their role in a number of digestive disorders, including IBS, SIBO, Celiac Disease, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, chronic constipation and more. There are a number of conditions that have dysbiosis present […]

Habits/Hacks to Improve Your Digestion Without Changing Your Nutrition

Can you improve your digestion without changing your diet? Yes. What you put – or don?t put – in your mouth is undoubtedly important for gastrointestinal health. Not just food, but drink as well, medication and supplements, alcohol and drugs. Nutrition is a cornerstone of a functional, healthy, happy and […]

The Health of Your Thyroid Depends on the Health of Your Gut

It may not be an intuitive leap to consider that your digestive system and your thyroid gland are intimately connected, and that the optimal function of one feeds back on the optimal function of another. Yet, this is exactly the case. The body is an interconnected web, not a conglomeration […]

The Gut-Thyroid Connection: The Rise of Hashimoto’s & Autoimmunity

The story of autoimmunity and how it develops has many characters and many plot twists. Although the primary dysfunction rests within the immune system, that dysfunction is able to manifest from concomitant issues in other systems – most notably the digestive system. As you are well aware, consequences of autoimmunity […]