Stress and How it Affects Your Gut

Stress and How it Affects Your Gut Stress and your gut…you know excessive amounts of stress are bad for you in general. They can also cause serious gut health issues you may not be aware of. Here are some things to know about how stress can be related to your gut health. How Stress is Linked to Gut Health When you experience a lot of stress, the brain enters what’s known as “survival mode” which affects how much blood goes … Continue reading

Allopathic or Functional Medicine. Which is right for you?

Allopathic or Functional? Allopathic or Functional?  Did you know there are two basic schools of thought when it comes to our medical care? The definition of each and how we are treated by the practitioners of each school when we have a health issue is important for us to understand. Our typical health care system is based on allopathic medicine. Allopathic medicine is defined as, “a system of medical practice that aims to combat disease by use of remedies (as … Continue reading

Gut Health

Five Steps to Good Gut Health – Part 1 of 2 I want to share five different steps over the next two weeks that you can implement today to help you enjoy good gut health. Each of these steps independently will have a significant impact on your overall mental and physical well being, as they are intricately linked. Attempting to adopt too many steps into your lifestyle at once can feel overwhelming. My experience with my coaching clients is that … Continue reading

Prebiotics for Gut Health…Do you need them to feel better?

Prebiotics for Gut Health Sometimes there are things I would prefer to keep to myself…to keep private.  However, to be true to my commitment to you… to be transparent about health and to be of service to you in your quest for better health, sometimes I have to put myself out there.  This is one of those times, and it ends up being a discussion about prebiotics for gut health. Earlier this summer I had a bout with an intestinal … Continue reading