The keys to aging well: Circadian rhythms, diet, & exercise

The keys to aging well lie within our everyday habits. Many search for the fountain of youth in pills, powders, devices, and other low effort approaches. Unfortunately, at this time, it's not that easy. We're creatures of habit, and our daily habits exert powerful control over our health. If those daily habits are destructive, they'll … Continue reading The keys to aging well: Circadian rhythms, diet, & exercise

Long COVID and chronic fatigue: Is circadian disruption the driving force

Researchers have recently made several connections between a prolonged illness with COVID 19 called long COVID and chronic fatigue syndrome. If you're unsure of what long COVID is, we did a 2-part interview with a woman going through it. You can check that out in part 1 and part 2. Long COVID and chronic fatigue … Continue reading Long COVID and chronic fatigue: Is circadian disruption the driving force

Is intestinal inflammation caused by an energy imbalance in the gut?

Intestinal inflammation has some serious deleterious consequences for your overall health. Most importantly, gut inflammation impairs gut function. This messes with digestion, absorption, as well as permeability of the gut. We just dropped a video on Youtube covering why the gut is such an energy hog. We cover: How the gut rivals the brain as … Continue reading Is intestinal inflammation caused by an energy imbalance in the gut?

Candida infections: What they are and what helps to prevent them

Candida infections are a relatively common form of fungal overgrowth. Oral, vaginal, and cutaneous thrush are mild forms of candida infections. Invasive candidiasis is a more serious form of fungal overgrowth that is life threatening and can affect the blood, heart, brain and eyes. There are a number of Candida species that lead to fungal … Continue reading Candida infections: What they are and what helps to prevent them

The key to controlling small intestine inflammation

Small intestine inflammation causes major problems in the gut. It negatively affects nutrient digestion and absorption while creating nasty symptoms including: Gas & bloatingCrampingDiarrhea Intestinal permeabilityImpaired mucosal immunityGut dysbiosisLoss of appetiteWeight loss Last week's blog covered how stress induces Crohn's disease flare ups. The basic jist is that chronic stress causes elevation of glucocorticoids(cortisol). As … Continue reading The key to controlling small intestine inflammation