Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

Source: Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The best way to someone's heart is through their stomach, or so the old adage goes. Believe it or not, there's more truth behind it than you may think. While the saying elicits images of cooking dinner … Continue reading Probiotics & Heart Health: How Your Gut Helps Your Heart

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Bacteria Resistant to all Treatments – Natural Allopathic Medicine to the Rescue

Source: Thinkstock Unstoppable—without antibiotics, even infections from simple cuts and scratches can escalate dramatically. Alarm bells are ringing around the world. The public is going to be sitting ducks to a plague of antibiotic resistant infections, which are now starting to sweep around the globe. Doctors and patients alike now need to put their attention on … Continue reading Bacteria Resistant to all Treatments – Natural Allopathic Medicine to the Rescue

The Healing Power of a Gut Cleanse: 6-Day Detox

Source: The Healing Power of a Gut Cleanse: 6-Day Detox by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  The body is an incredible machine. Each person's body has a built-in detox system — starting with the gastrointestinal (GI) tract — that processes toxins, chemicals, and other harmful substances that your food inevitably contains. The GI tract … Continue reading The Healing Power of a Gut Cleanse: 6-Day Detox

The Health Benefits of Probiotics for Women

Source: The Health Benefits of Probiotics for Women by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Appreciation for the role probiotic bacteria play in promoting good health has reached the mainstream, and more people than ever before are taking notice. Whether they’re reaching for yogurt or kombucha or taking a probiotic supplement, it’s common knowledge that probiotics offer … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Probiotics for Women

Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Source: Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  If you have a leaky gut – also called increased intestinal permeability – substances that should stay in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract pass through spaces called tight junctions. In a healthy gut, tight junctions act like gatekeepers, keeping partially digested food … Continue reading Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies

Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Digestive Enzymes: The Answer to Gut Health & Nutrient Absorption

Source: Digestive Enzymes: The Answer to Gut Health & Nutrient Absorption by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  “You are what you eat," has never been a more important statement, given the latest science in digestive health. Decades of research has confirmed the role the gut plays in your health. A healthy gut can boost … Continue reading Digestive Enzymes: The Answer to Gut Health & Nutrient Absorption

6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

What does it mean to have a healthy brain? It means having a brain that is readily capable of performing all of it’s vital functions. This includes basic functions, like regulating the involuntary functions of the autonomic nervous system, and higher-level functions, such as facilitating cognition and decision-making, and coordinating fine and gross motor skills. … Continue reading 6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health

Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

These days, it seems like more and more Americans are taking laxatives to combat constipation. Osmotic laxatives, like Miralax and Lactulose, are one of the most popular OTC options for this. What these types of laxatives do is fill the digestive tract with particles, which attract fluid inside the gut, flushing out the system and … Continue reading Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

Diet and Good Gut Bacteria Could Epigenetically Change Your Gene Expression

There are many different diets available in the nutritional world today that could dramatically adjust our gut bacteria, depending on what we consume. High-fat, low-carb diets, low-fat, high-carb diets, fasting, and cleanses are just a few examples of popular diets, and even what some may call “fads”, which might leave a person confused (and hungry). … Continue reading Diet and Good Gut Bacteria Could Epigenetically Change Your Gene Expression