Gastroparesis is a condition where the contents of the stomach take longer than normal to empty after a meal. As a result, people with gastroparesis normally have a feeling of excessive fullness nausea, acid reflux, and heartburn. Typically, the cause is unknown, referred to as idiopathic gastoparesis. But in cases where the cause is known, … Continue reading The most common cause of gastroparesis (And how to fix it)
Hashimoto's symptoms can be very debilitating. Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune condition causing lower thyroid output. Since the thyroid controls metabolism throughout the body, people with Hashimoto's feel worn out all the time. Addressing this condition is very difficult, and rarely successful. Most of the time people simply want to feel normal again, to retain … Continue reading Healthy habits key to reversing Hashimoto’s symptoms
If you're constipated and want to kick that condition to the curb, you're in luck: There are actually a few things you can do to help out your situation. Many people attempt to fix constipation by taking fiber or using laxatives, which can be helpful but cause a dependence on either substance. In order to … Continue reading How to stop being constipated
A healthy gut microbiome may be key to living a long, healthy life. A recent review covered what we know to date, and another paper identified the microbiome as an effective clock to measure aging. While not as accurate as the epigenetic clocks, it still had reasonable accuracy. Using deep learning, they were able to … Continue reading Keys to a healthy gut microbiome
SIBO, short for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, is a condition where bacteria overgrow in the small intestine. While we normally find bacteria in the small intestine, the numbers pale in comparison to the large intestine, or colon. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352345X19300943#fig1 As you can see, the amount of bacteria in the small intestine ranges from in the 1000s … Continue reading What SIBO teaches us about healing the gut
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Have you every heard of beta glucans? Well if you haven't, today's your lucky day. This source of soluble dietary fiber has a rich history of research for its purported benefits. However, as with many other types of fiber, beta glucans aren't just one thing. Depending on the source, they have different effects. Therefore, it's … Continue reading Beta glucans: Metabolic and immune boosting powerhouses
Fixing leaky gut is no straight-forward problem. It's not like you have a hole in your tire that you simply need to patch. It's more like you have a hole in the bottom of your boat and you're 5 miles offshore. Consequently, you're screwed. Your gut isn't just a tube that gets holes in it. … Continue reading Fixing leaky gut: What you need to know!
Wanna learn how to improve sleep? Have you tinkered around with blocking blue light and time-restricted eating without much improvement? Well, maybe you should teach your cells to take out the trash. A new paper discovered why our biological clocks become disrupted with age. As a result, our sleep gets worse and our risk for … Continue reading How to improve sleep: Keep your cells tidy!
The concept of immune boosting foods generally centers around the theory that increased levels of everyday nutrients involved in immunity will boost it. A great example is the use of high dose vitamin C for the prevention of the common cold. But human physiology is vastly more complicated than that. Furthermore, "Immune boosting foods" is … Continue reading Immune boosting foods and your microbiome