Does GLP-1 play a major role in IBS symptoms?

IBS symptoms cause a lot of discomfort. The primary symptoms of IBS in the gut include: Gas/bloatingAbdominal pain & crampingDiarrheaConstipationNauseaFrequent trips to the bathroom Most evidence points to changes in gut sensory function and motility as causes of IBS. But this information isn't all that useful if you can't determine what's causing failure at both … Continue reading Does GLP-1 play a major role in IBS symptoms?

Food intolerance reversed with circadian optimization

Hello folks, time for some more food intolerance reversal in this testimonial from a member of the Circadian Retraining Program. I began talking with Chuck before I even developed the program. He was an early follower of Hack Your Gut and we'd often discuss aspects of diet from different perspectives. Chuck has made major improvements … Continue reading Food intolerance reversed with circadian optimization

Chronic diarrhea more common in the obese

Chronic diarrhea is a common condition affecting nearly 20 million Americans every year. Many factors may contribute to the condition including: ObesityHigh daily carbohydrate intakeBeing femaleFeeling depressed A lot of mystery surrounds the causes of diarrhea. As a result, people often have problems addressing it. One factor strongly associated with chronic diarrhea is obesity. However, … Continue reading Chronic diarrhea more common in the obese

Is irritable bowel syndrome real or just a symptom cluster?

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder of the large intestine that leads to gas, bloating, pain, diarrhea, or constipation. In the US, there are 200,000 cases of IBS every year. Thus, it's relatively common. People with IBS often have a hard time getting effective treatment for the condition. As a result, people suffer … Continue reading Is irritable bowel syndrome real or just a symptom cluster?

What causes leaky gut? The answer may shock you.

There's a tremendous amount of confusion as it pertains to what causes leaky gut. If you look at the approaches most people take to correct it, you'd think it was a glutamine or probiotic deficiency. Or maybe it's fungal overgrowth or carbs. Fortunately, a newly published study tackles the problem. In Risk factors associated with … Continue reading What causes leaky gut? The answer may shock you.