Category: Gut-Brain Connection

August 8, 2018

Treating the Gut in Mood Disorders: The Link between Anxiety, Depression and IBS

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND We have all experienced that feeling of a “pit” or “butterflies” in the stomach when we are scared, anxious or excited. Is this just imagined or are the brain and the stomach actually communicating? The idea of a connection between the brain and the gut where emotions and mood can trigger […]

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May 29, 2017

Intermittent Fasting: An Important Part of the Treatment for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth/IBS

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition in the gut where the bacterial population in the small intestine greatly exceeds the amount normally found there causing gas, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation. It is now generally accepted that IBS is not caused by stress, but by bacterial dysbiosis and more specifically, […]

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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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July 13, 2016

Anti-Aging: A Look at the Role of Gut

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND Skin is a status symbol in many respects; it is one of the first visible areas to show signs of age. That moment when a person first notices their skin has gone awry with a crinkle, wrinkle, sag, or “Revenge of the [Teenage Acne]” at the turn of 40 years is […]

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April 15, 2016

Autism: The Gut-Brain Connection  

Dr. Preet Khangura, ND Autism is being diagnosed at an alarming rate in the last 5 – 10 years. And unfortunately at this point in time, there is no official cause. This has led to countless debates and theories to arise, as the medical world tries to determine a therapeutic target for treatment. The good […]

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