Leaky gut (also known as intestinal permeability) is a major underlying cause of illnesses of all sorts, in every system of the body. Dr. Doni Wilson explains why.
As if it is not enough to find out that we can measure and adjust the level of neurotransmitters in your nervous system using nutrients and herbs (see my prior blog here)…who knew that balancing neurotransmitters could also benefit other areas of your body that are out of balance (hormones and immunity). On the other […]
I admit, frozen blueberries are the only fruit I eat. I know it may come as quite a surprise that a naturopathic doctor is not eating fruit, especially considering the reports from the CDC that Americans don’t eat enough fruit. For me, as for 30% of people, fruit is not healthy due to Fructose Malabsorption (FM). […]
In practice over the past 10 years, the most common question related to food intolerances is “what is the difference between food allergies and food intolerances?” For me the answer brings me back to a research project and presentation on food intolerances that I completed during my residency at Bastyr University. Food allergies (as classically […]
My allergy symptoms started at a young age with the spring time pollen in Oregon. I remember sneezing non-stop and sleeping with a roll of toilet paper when I was a Sophomore in college thinking “there has got to be some way out of this!” Soon after, living on coffee and scones to get me […]
Lately, when people ask what it is that I do, I describe myself as a medical detective. I look for the root cause; the common denominator amongst a bunch of confusing symptoms. That is what we are seeking after all, isn’t it? An answer and real understanding of what caused these mysterious symptoms and how […]