Category: Microbiome

January 15, 2019

Map your Gut and Master your Metabolism

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND We are often told that diet, genetics, and endocrine balance are the primary factors that determine our body weight set point.  However, there is another often-overlooked variable that can play an important role in maintaining your body weight.  This is your personal collection of microorganisms, or your Microbiome. How could the […]

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June 18, 2018

The Estrobolome: The influence of gut bacteria on estrogen levels

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND As naturopathic physicians we take a thorough history and ask questions about the functioning of most body systems.  The reason we do this is because the function of one system can very much influence another. In my practice, many people book visits to work on hormone balancing and regulation.  Often times in […]

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December 15, 2017

Choosing a Probiotic

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND Live active cultures: There are many things that potentially contain probiotics. Probiotics are live microorganisms, that provide a health benefit to the host when given in adequate amounts. A common product people consider a dose of probiotics is in eating yogurt. But not all yogurts contain viable and clinically proven beneficial […]

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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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April 15, 2016

Probiotics for Autism

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND HMF Neuro by Genestra is a unique probiotic preparation containing various strains and species of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacteria to specifically assist with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD). Research shows that autistic children have a significantly higher rate of gastrointestinal tract disorders. Chronic gut inflammation can increase […]

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November 9, 2015

Antibiotics, Probiotics and Your Microbiome

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND There are many probiotics available today, some of which may suit your specific microbiome, and some of which may not. Probiotics are trendy in popular health culture, which is not a bad thing! That said, there are many reasons our microbiome can be thrown off balance, which means there are numerous […]

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The Battle of the Bugs

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Probiotic Supplementation During the Cold and Flu Season Winter is coming! The battle of the bugs has begun. The days grow shorter, the sunlight grows scarcer and our bodies grow more susceptible to viral infections. There are many theories as to why people become sick most frequently during the winter months. […]

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