Did you know that not all bacteria is bad for you? Each day, the food we digest feeds the microorganisms inside our intestines—for better or for worse. The big question is: Are you feeding the bacteria to promote a healthy or unhealthy gut?
Inflammation is an immune response, and it can happen anywhere on our bodies – not just on our skin or joints. Inflammation can also impair the methylation process, which affects energy levels, mood, and focus – especially if you have an MTHFR mutation.
There’s no escape from leaky gut – it will affect each of us in some degree at some point in our lives. People with an MTHFR mutation or methylation issues are more likely to experience leaky gut in its more severe form. Here’s an overview of how methylation and leaky gut are connected, and how to give your body what it needs to address it.
Fructose malabsorption is often the culprit behind digestive issues, and it is a common cause of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). What makes it frustrating is that sometimes it is caused by foods that we think of as healthy.
The bacteria that live in our gut have a huge impact on our overall health. So, when it comes to identifying the root cause of any illness, we have to start by looking at the health of your microbiome. Let’s take a closer look at the gut-brain axis, and how to get your gut bacteria functioning optimally.
In Part 5 of her Leaky Gut series, Dr. Doni completes her exploration of the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and their relationship to Leaky Gut. Part 5 of Dr. Doni’s Series on Leaky Gut In the first three parts of this series we have taken a broad look at Leaky Gut: what it is, […]