digestion

17 Signs Your Gut Microbiome is Unhealthy

The gut microbiome refers to the community of bacteria living in your gastrointestinal system. Within it, you’ll find good bacteria (probiotics), bad bacteria, yeast (like candida albicans) and other microorganisms. When your gut microbiome is balanced, the ratio of good bacteria to bad will be higher keeping everything in check.

It’s important because your gut microbiome is linked […]

2017-06-21T13:38:57+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Immune System|

5 Natural Remedies for Ulcers

CAUTION: Some people with stomach ulcers are at high risk of bleeding and this can be life threatening. Always consult your health care professional to see if these natural strategies are safe for you to add to your treatment routine.

Having an ulcer is not only painful, it impairs your body’s digestive function. When you aren’t […]

2017-06-21T14:03:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Pain Management|

4 Steps to Using Natural Remedies for a Healthy Bowel

How often do you have a bowel movement? It’s not something a lot of people like to talk about. You might find it embarrassing or gross. In many cultures around the world, the healthy number of bowel movements is 2-3 per day, and they should be easy to pass. Any less than 2 per day […]

2017-06-21T12:54:51+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Nutrition, Pain Management|

5 Natural Remedies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Your intestinal health is incredibly important for digestion and nutrient absorption. Symptoms of stomach pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhea can all be signs that something is wrong. You may have heard of IBD and IBS. They can often be confused because they sound so similar, and a few of their symptoms are alike. IBD stands […]

2017-06-21T12:53:23+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Nutrition|

Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux

Many people today deal with some kind of digestive issue that can impair the body’s ability to absorb and utilize nutrients. Acid reflux is one of the more common digestive complaints people have. Many people relieve the discomfort of acid reflux by taking over-the-counter antacids, which help to reduce the pH (acidity) of your stomach acid, […]

2017-06-21T12:31:47+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Nutrition, Pain Management|

Is Ibuprofen Good or Bad For You?

Ibuprofen is a common over the counter medication used to manage pain. But it could actually be doing more harm than good.

Summary:

There are new FDA warnings on the Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory class of drugs (ibuprofen). It used to apply only to Vioxx before it was taken off the market but research has shown there are problems with […]

2017-06-15T12:36:26+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Pain Management|
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