5 Ways to How to Improve Gut Health

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Contrary to popular belief, bacteria isn’t always bad. In fact, an ecosystem of trillions of bacteria called the ‘gut microbiome’ plays a vital role in our body’s overall health. As we’ve previously shared in our ‘Stool Testing 101 and How Your Gut Impacts How You Feel’ post, a healthy gut microbiome is important for our mood, our muscular system, and … Read More

The Body and Brain Connection: Functional Medicine and Digestion

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Since your body is closely connected to your brain, this connection regulates everything from your diet to your digestion. Speaking of your gut, everyone suffers from digestive upset or nervous colitis in their life. While many have chronic issues that they take medication for, they have no idea that functional medicine can help bring relief. From IBS treatment to stomach massage benefits, find out … Read More

Stool testing 101 and how your gut impacts how you feel.

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Your digestive health is an important and under-treated aspect of your quest to improving mobility, strength, alignment, and being pain-free. There is undeniable and growing research that is linking the health of how your body feels through pain and emotions. The gut’s impact on the following systems: bone, muscles, joints, brain, nerves, hormones, skin, and immune system. This article cannot … Read More

How your gut works and the connection to your pain, mood, and athletic performance.

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Your gut health has been linked to pain, mood, and how well you can tap into your athletic potential. If you are a grandparent that has to like to travel, take care of your grandchildren or desire to stay mobile and active, your gut health has been validated as a source of pain that feels like arthritis. Stiffness? Achy lower … Read More

Mind and body connection: The gut-brain axis impact on pain, decisions, and emotions.

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Gut and Brain are not separate. The National Institutes of Health, or NIH, in 2007 decided to start The Human Microbiome Project to help us learn more about this connection, called the gut-brain axis. President Obama realized the importance of our gut microbiome to important diseases such as Alziehmers, Parkinson’s, depression, autism, chronic pain, thyroid dysfunction, and cancer, that on … Read More

Good and Bad Food for Thyroid (Especially if You Have Neck Pain)

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If you are reading this article you probably have one of two conditions, neck pain and curious about your thyroid’s relationship to your neck and/or you have thyroid condition with neck pain.  We have a Part 1 to this article called “How to tell if you have thyroid problems”, and would help you to understand why we are choosing these foods.  … Read More