1. The Threat of Candida Overgrowth

    Candida is a form of yeasty that affects the body by causing fungal infections and other diseases related to the common diseases. Candida is found all over the world and can affect anyone. It is not a serious disease or a very troublesome form of bacteria. It can be treated easily and also prevented with the right diet and methods. SIBO is the amount of bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine …Read More

  2. SIBO and Fermented Foods: The Truth

    Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is also known as SIBO and there are plenty of things that you need to know about the disease and what you can do about it.  What exactly is SIBO?  It is quite simply and overgrowth of various bacteria that are residing within the small intestine, which is problematic because the small intestine shouldn't have that much bacteria. The main thing that the intes…Read More

  3. What to Do When You Cannot Digest Fats

    It is a common mishap - the loss of appetite, but individuals suffering from this state should not solely depend on time to produce diverse results. The steps that must be taken need not be drastic, but they need not be none either. If you are complaining about dry skin and hair, or feel nauseated on a regular basis, these are the signs that you’re not digesting fats well. You might be the kind …Read More

  4. Antibiotics In the Treatment of IBS

    Irritable bowl syndrome  is a severe gastrointestinal disorder which is prevalent in the world by 10-20%. It is also known as also known as spastic colitis, nervous colon syndrome. The symptoms include abdominal pain, mucous in stools, bloating and altered bowel function. Although the exact cause is not known, recent studies have shown that gut is involved in irritable bowel syndrome. William D. …Read More

  5. Hidden Bad Bugs in Our Gut and 5 Steps to Eliminate Them

    Imbalance in one organ or organ system can lead to changes in a completely different part of our body. This new understanding of disease pathology brings out numerous ways of dealing with it. If you suffer from allergies, morbid obesity, autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia, recurrent headaches, the actual cause may be unhealthiness of your gut even without any digestive complaints. Let’s take a c…Read More

  6. Is Yeast Overgrowth Silently Killing You?

    For a healthy body, you need to have a good bacterial proportion inside your gut. There are far too many occurrences when the excessive presence of these organisms lead to brain damage, rise in thyroid, heart diseases etc.  Many a problem is caused by the presence of a single cell fungus called Candida Albicans. Though this is present in many parts of a human body, including a woman’s vagina, t…Read More

  7. Do All Diseases Begin in the Gut?

    Hippocrates is known as the father of modern medicine. He apparently said that all diseases start from the gut! This however is a bit of exaggeration, as one might say that genetic disorders do not began in the gut. Nonetheless, there are some metabolism related chronic diseases that definitely starts from your stomach. The diseases are related to those bacteria which reside in your gut and at tim…Read More

  8. Is Your IBS a Consequence of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

    According to the recent researches, 50% people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, have imbalance caused by bacteria, known as Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Generally the bacteria are supposed to be inside the colon, but when to move to the small intestine, or if there is a dearth of pancreatic enzyme, there can be a higher than normal growth rate of bacteria causing gas, diar…Read More

  9. Probiotics 101

    The microorganisms in our body outnumber our body’s cells by 10 to 1, and most of them inhabit our gut. There is however no need to fear, most bacteria are fairly nontoxic. Having the correct bacteria has even been linked to abundant health benefits like weight loss, better digestion, improved immune function and superior skin. This leads us to this topic, probiotics. Probiotics are supplement o…Read More

  10. What Asthma and GERD Have in Common

    It is a very common finding that many patients complaining of asthma also suffer from Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease. The two conditions are totally different yet there might be some thin association. First we will see each of them separately followed by a discussion on the gut-lung connection. Asthma It a chronic inflammatory condition of the airways inflicting 6 million children and 12 million…Read More