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GI Discomfort

bowel, bowel movement, poop, constipation, Bristol Scale, natural constipation relief, naturopathic medicine

GETTING YOUR POOP TOGETHER

It’s time to get real. When was the last time you had a bowel movement? And the last time you had a bowel movement did you check it out? I mean really check it out? People rarely take time out of their day to think about poop. But they should. It’s an important part of daily life. A lot of people are constipated and don’t even know it. Constipation occurs when there is lack of ease or discomfort in eliminating the bowels,

GI Discomfort, Leaky Gut, Abdominal Pain, Food Allergy Panel, Naturopathic Physician, Gastroenterology

GI DISCOMFORT: COULD IT BE LEAKY GUT?

Which came first? The chicken or the egg? This age-old story is one and the same when it comes to gut permeability and the havoc it can wreak on a person’s body. Does leaky gut cause discomfort in the GI tract or is discomfort in the GI tract causing the gut to leak? Let’s take a closer look: Leaky gut is not an actual diagnosis. It is a term used by doctors to describe the deterioration of the mucosal lining in the small intestine.