What is SIBO? Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when gut bacteria become too plentiful in the small intestine. The most common symptom is diarrhea. 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 the small intestine. … Continue reading
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Why I loved 2018
What an exciting and enriching year 2018 has been! I’m bursting with gratitude for the abundance and adventures I’ve experienced, both personally and professionally. In addition to travelling, skiing, SUPing, lifting weights, cuddling kittens, slaying dragons, planting a garden, getting married 🙂 and then travelling some more, my practice turned 10 years old and enjoyed … Continue reading
Pour yourself some pink.
A good friend of mine recently shared some excellent advice about dealing with stress. Even though I help my clients cope with anxiety and depression every day, I didn’t realize that I wasn’t helping myself when I needed it most. I was feeling completely overwhelmed. Stressed. Anxious. Tense. Angry. Sad. Negative. I was facing a growing … Continue reading
Super Fly Pumpkin Pie
It’s Thanksgiving. Let’s eat! I love a good Thanksgiving-induced turkey coma followed by a big piece of pumpkin pie. With lots of whipped cream. This year I’m shaking things up with a wholesome version of this celebrated dessert. Here are the ingredients you won’t find in Super Fly Pumpkin Pie: Sugar – Excessive amounts on … Continue reading
Totally Stressed Out?
Whether directly or indirectly, 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: Anxiety and depression Insomnia PMS IBS and GERD Unexplained … Continue reading
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