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Naturopathic Physician

basics of health and wellness

BACK TO SCHOOL BASICS OF HEALTH

There is nothing like the beginning of a school year to send the minds and bodies of our family into a tailspin. Suddenly all the little things that went by the wayside over the summer start to add up. We’ve forgotten the importance of time management and nutrition. While scheduling movement during the workday is becoming impossible. One of the most difficult components of back-to-school season is the stress it can bring on.  Maybe you’ve noticed your family feels a bit off right

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.