Digestive Health

Can Poor Digestion Cause Panic Disorder? Part 1: CCK

Can Poor Digestion Cause Panic Disorder? Part 1: CCK

There are several endogenous chemicals affect digestion including: Serotonin CCK GIP Gastrin Secretin Motilin Dopamine Acetylcholine Gaba Ghrelin Leptin Histamine Melatonin Many of the chemicals on that list are neurotransmitters that are not at all surprising. There is currently plenty of exciting research going on trying to

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Campylobacter, A Cause of SIBO

Campylobacter, A Cause of SIBO

Can one bout of food poisoning lead to SIBO?  Cases of viral gastroenteritis have been linked to the development of SIBO, but what about food poisoning caused by bacterial toxins? Campylobacter Does this sound familiar? You just got over a bad case of food poisoning.  For a

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GOS: A Prebiotic That Reduces Bacterial Herx Reactions?

GOS: A Prebiotic That Reduces Bacterial Herx Reactions?

GOS’s are a form of prebiotics that have great benefit to people with digestive issues. What Are GOS’s? Galacto-oligosaccharides are a chain of galactose (monosaccharide sugar) units that are produced by the enzymatic hydrolysis of lactose. Like other prebiotics, GOS’s are unabsorbed by the intestines and are

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Microorganisms Making You Ill? Try Activated Charcoal!

Microorganisms Making You Ill? Try Activated Charcoal!

Herxheimer reactions. One of the banes of my existence as a health consultant. What is a herxheimer reaction? It is the bodies immune system’s reaction to a heavy burden of toxins (mainly endotoxins.) 1 What are endotoxins? So a lot of people I coach and on the

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AO+ Mist – Skin Probiotic Review

AO+ Mist - Skin Probiotic Review

Here at Fix Your Gut, we talk a lot about the gut microbiome, but what about the skin microbiome? We do just as much, if not more to manipulate the bacteria of our skin, and it may not be to our advantage. Our modern hygiene practices encourage the

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Why Proper Sleep Hygeine Is Important for Digestive Health

Why Proper Sleep Hygeine Is Important for Digestive Health

There are several endogenous chemicals affect digestion including: Serotonin CCK GIP Gastrin Secretin Motilin Dopamine Acetylcholine Gaba Ghrelin Leptin Histamine Melatonin Many of the chemicals on that list are neurotransmitters that are not at all surprising. There is currently plenty of exciting research going on trying to link

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