Digestive Health

How to Fix Hemorrhoids

How to Fix Hemorrhoids

Many people are suffering from the side effects of having chronic constipation and sitting while defecating, hemorrhoids might be the worst. I remember when I had an external hemorrhoid years ago. Severe pain when I sat, and itching so bad I felt like a bear who rubs

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Why I Rarely Recommend Iron Supplements for Anemia

Why I Rarely Recommend Iron Supplements for Anemia

Proper iron metabolism is essential for mitochondrial function and your health as a whole. Iron is one of the most abundant minerals in our human body, most of it is bounded to iron regulating proteins (ferritin, hepcidin, ceruloplasmin, hemosiderin, and transferrin) or heme to protect our cells

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Can Your Gut Health Affect Blood Pressure?

Can Your Gut Health Affect Blood Pressure?

The American College of Cardiology has released new guidelines for defining hypertension or high blood pressure.  There are news sources like CNN[1] and the Wall Street Journal[2] that are claiming that the affected American population that will now be defined as hypertensive will go up from 72.2

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Fix Your Gut During the Holidays

Fix Your Gut During the Holidays

Most health bloggers on the Internet are going to blog about eating healthy during the holidays. What to eat, what not to eat, how to lose excess weight after the holidays, blah, blah, blah. I do not care what you eat during the holidays. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and

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What Exactly Are Systemic Enzymes and How Do They Affect Your Gut?

What Exactly Are Systemic Enzymes and How Do They Affect Your Gut?

Systemic enzymes are a marketing term used to describe a category of supplemental health products.  The peer-reviewed, scientific literature make very little reference to “systemic enzymes” (most likely because the name is misleading).  Advertisers tell us that systemic means “body-wide” and “operate not just for digestion but

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Resolution of Upper Gut (H. pylori) Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers

Resolution of Upper Gut (H. pylori) Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers

GERD Protocol 2: Reduction of H. pylori More updated information about H. pylori! Upper Gut Protocols: Resolution of Upper Gut Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers Upper Gut Dysbiosis SIBO information and diagnosis has been a strong topic of contention in the natural health blogosphere for years. Many of

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