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Probiotics

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that reside in our small and large intestines that support healthy digestive function, regulate our immune systems, produce enzymes that can kill pathogenic bacteria, and provide nutritional support, including production of vitamin K.  Probiotics have been … Continue reading

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Gastroenterology seminar

January 21-22 was a great gastroenterology seminar with updated information on celiac and the range of gluten reactions, crohns, leaky gut syndrome, and colon cancer, and new information on small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  Gave me lots of ideas!

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Gall bladder

The Gall Bladder in Naturopathic Medicine, The Gall Bladder in Chinese Medicine, Chinese Gall Bladder Diagnoses

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Intestines

The Large Intestine in Naturopathic Medicine, The Small Intestine in Naturopathic Medicine, The Large Intestine in Chinese Medicine, The Small Intestine in Chinese Medicine, Chinese Large Intestine Diagnoses, Chinese Small Intestine Diagnoses

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Spleen, Stomach

The Spleen, Stomach, and Pancreas in Naturopathic Medicine, The Spleen and Stomach in Chinese Medicine, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Chinese Stomach Diagnoses

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Basic Treatment Guidelines

Dry Skin Brushing, Breathing, Sleep and Routine, Castor Oil Packs, Essential Fatty Acids, Apple Cider Vinegar,  Probiotics, Water,  Movement, Magnesium, Play, Biotone and B Vitamins

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Acid reflux

Acid reflux occurs when the sphincter between the esophagus and the stomach fails to close properly after food has entered the stomach, and the stomach contents come back up into the lower portion of the esophagus.  The hydrochloric acid from … Continue reading

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Understanding Gluten Intolerance

Gluten in a complex mixture of proteins found in many grains, including wheat, barley, and rye.  The proteins are grouped into gliadins and glutenins, and these proteins are what allow bread to rise in the baking process.  Testing has shown … Continue reading

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