Tagged with Fatigue

What the heck is SIBO?

What the heck is SIBO?

What is SIBO? Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when gut bacteria become too plentiful in the small intestine leading to symptoms of gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation. In a healthy gut there are huge numbers of bacteria in the large intestine (which is also called the colon) and relatively small numbers of bacteria in … Continue reading

Hormonal Health Self Assessment

Hormonal Health Self Assessment

Hormonal imbalance is the most common cause of the health concerns I see in naturopathic practice: Fatigue. Weight gain. Menopause. Infertility. Sexual dysfunction. Anxiety. Insomnia. Hypothyroidism. Adrenal fatigue. Fibroids. Acne. PMS. Crazy bad periods… You name it! Hormones, or more accurately a hormonal imbalance, almost always plays a key role. Conventional medicine can sometimes fall short of correcting these … Continue reading

Kelp can help.

Kelp can help.

Sea vegetables are an integral part of a healthy diet. When I encourage my patients to eat seaweed, they sometimes look at me like I have two heads and say things like “that slimy weird stuff?” Yes, that slimy weird stuff! Except it’s not slimy. And weird is sometimes a good thing. Trust me – sea … Continue reading

Totally Stressed Out?

Totally Stressed Out?

Stress is responsible for the majority of visits to the doctor. Stress can be physical, environmental, mental-emotional, social and even spiritual. Naturopathic doctors like myself help people suffering from the ill effects of stress on a daily basis, including these common concerns: Abdominal weight gain Anxiety and depression Binge eating Difficult menstrual periods Digestive concerns … Continue reading