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SIBO: Understanding Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

Jun 15, 2016  |   0 Comments

What is SIBO? Small intestine bacterial overgrowth and how to get rid of it.

Treating Leaky Gut: The 4 R’s (Part 2)

May 08, 2016  |   0 Comments

This video is about The 4Rs: Part 2

Heal Your Thyroid with Herbal Medicine

May 04, 2016  |   0 Comments

I continue to blog about herbal medicine over at The Huffington Post because I’m passionate about healing people with gentle, non-toxic and natural plants, given to us by the earth. Herbs really do have incredibly healing properties, no more so than when it comes to thyroid, and specifically autoimmune thyroid disease. Read on for my top picks for herbal medicine to treat autoimmune disease of the thyroid, otherwise known as Hashimoto’s disease.

Male thyroid anatomy

Male thyroid anatomy

Treating Leaky Gut: The 4Rs (Part 1)

May 04, 2016  |   0 Comments

In my last video, I described leaky gut and its connection with a variety of conditions from skin issues to autoimmune disease to weight gain. If your gut is in a state of impermeability, it does not have to remain that way. Leaky gut is treatable and the first step toward treating much of the chronic problems I see in my practice. We naturopaths use use something called the 4R approach to heal the gut. The R’s stand for: Repair, Reinoculate, Repair and Restore.

Leaky Gut: The Basics

May 04, 2016  |   0 Comments

In my practice, I treat a wide variety of conditions including thyroid disease, autoimmune illness, rheumatoid arthritis, food sensitivities, eczema and metabolic issues. What do they all have in common? Intestinal permeability, or leaky gut. Research around leaky gut has existed for decades but it’s an often-overlooked cause of chronic imbalance in the body. In this next video in my gut health series, I explain: exactly what leaky gut is, what symptoms to look out for and how we go about testing for it.