Category: Digestion

September 16, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:  There and Back Again

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND A diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Ulcerative Proctitis, or Diverticulitis is no small pill to swallow.  It brings with it a heavy weight of possible complications, suppressive medications, invasive procedures, and a massive impact on the quality of your daily life. It can be an overwhelming and helpless feeling to […]

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Low Dose Naltrexone & Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Jessica Moore, ND Naltrexone is a prescription medication that is often used in the treatment of addiction at doses of 50mg to 100mg. In low doses (3.0 – 4.5mg), there is a growing body of scientific and clinical evidence to support its use in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), autoimmune disease, multiple […]

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Advanced Comprehensive Stool Testing for IBD

Dr. Jocelyn Taitt, ND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that describes chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, the two main types of which are Crohn’s disease (which can affect any part of the digestive tract) and ulcerative colitis (specifically affecting the large intestine). Identifying the physiological imbalances that are contributing to IBD is […]

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September 13, 2017

Integrative Treatment of Eczema: Addressing the Gut-Skin Connection

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Eczema is a general term used to describe a group of skin conditions where the skin becomes red, inflamed and itchy. Sometimes the skin will weep or become hard and scaly. In infants, eczema typically appears on the scalp, face and elbows/knees. In older children and adults, it is more often […]

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June 20, 2017

Mom Was Right – Chew Your Food For Better Digestion

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND I have heard estimates that 50% of digestion begins before the food hits the stomach. Factors such as where you are eating, how stressed or relaxed you feel, how attentive you are to your meal versus your computer or iPhone and how frequently you chew each bite altogether play a huge […]

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May 29, 2017

Stop the Digestive Madness! Find the cause of your IBS

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND SIBO or Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a clinical syndrome that is gaining broader acceptance as the true underlying factor in most, if not all, cases of IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. What does SIBO look like and how do you get it? Before explaining these things, let us have a […]

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December 20, 2016

A Holiday Treatment Plan

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Our health is something that should be maintained and kept as a priority all year long. However, the holiday season may be the most important time of the year to focus on the imbalances and deficiencies in our health. The excessiveness of the holidays can push our physiological processes beyond their […]

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GI Fortify

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Optimal digestive function helps set the foundation for a healthy, balanced immune system all year round, but particularly during the winter months. Supplementation with probiotic organisms is a well-understood method of introducing and maintaining growth of desired bacterial strains. Similarly, the balance of microflora that live in our intestinal tract can […]

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