Digestive Health


how to heal your gut naturally

How to Heal Your Gut Naturally Using the 5-R Protocol

Thousands of women have come into my practice over the years complaining of painful digestive problems and wondering if there’s anything left to try. They’ve seen specialists who may have treated the symptoms with medications, but the issues just keep coming back. Questions like, “how to heal your gut naturally?” may start to come up in […]

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How to Reduce Stomach Bloating

Are stomach bloating and gas symptoms something you anticipate on a daily basis? Have you stood in front of the mirror and wondered just where the bloated belly you are seeing came from? Are you tired of bouts of unexpected and embarrassing gas? Stomach bloating can be no joke if it’s affecting your behavior around […]

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Digestive System Problems

Digestive System Problems – Causes and Diagnostics

Occasional digestive symptoms can be both painful and annoying, but when things like bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation, or heartburn are a constant presence in your life, they can really limit where you go and what you do. Many of my patients make the needed dietary and lifestyle changes and find they continue to have […]

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celiac disease

The Gluten Spectrum – From Sensitivities to Celiac Disease

There is tremendous confusion around the term gluten sensitivities vs. actual celiac disease, and generally, conventional medicine continues to ignore the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity. In the standard community, the advice given to patients with celiac disease is to be strictly gluten-free for life, while those with a sensitivity may just cut back and reintroduce […]

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Botanical Remedies

Botanical Remedies for Health and Digestive Imbalance

Nature’s healing properties, found in plants, herbs, roots, and flowers have been an essential part of restoring health for centuries, long before we could reach for pills from grocery store shelves. Now, finally, the science of using botanical remedies to treat health conditions is finding its way back into mainstream medicine. Phytotherapy, or medicine using […]

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disrupted digestion

Digestion & Dysbiosis

I’m sure you know that food is fuel for your body, and the right fuel can make all the difference. But do you know what your digestive system does with that food – and what can go wrong in the process?   The digestive system’s role is to break down food and allow nutrients to […]

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intestinal parasites

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) — or Intestinal Parasites?

When I started my practice in the early 1980s, I was amazed at the number of women who suffered from constipation, diarrhea, increased gas, bloating after eating, fatigue and the many other symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. It wasn’t long before I realized this was a women’s health issue. Research indicates that gastrointestinal distress is twice […]

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