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How Your Microbiome Impacts Bloating, Constipation, Brain Fog, and Abdominal Pain

Are you experiencing bloating, constipation, brain fog, frequent trips to the restroom, or abdominal pain? You may be experiencing a bacterial imbalance in your gut. Your microbiome has a huge effect on your body and all of its systems. You may also be experiencing a Leaky Gut which is part of inflammation of your microbiome. What is the microbiome? Your body has trillions of microbes and microorganisms living inside. There are some good microbes that provide a symbiotic relationship, but there are also bad microbes which can be a variety of bad bacteria, virus, fungi, and even parasitic animals in your body. 90% of your microbes are located in your gut making it your control center. Your microbiome matures between the ages of 2-5 years old but when your body experiences change like puberty, pregnancy, menopause, or any stress your microbiome changes. Which means that your microbiome is constantly changing. Watch...

5 Ways to Soothe Symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Do you experience frequent abdominal discomfort, pain associated with digestion, and frequent trips to the bathroom? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). IBS (Irritabel Bowel Syndrome) is a category that many digestive distress conditions are thrown into–this includes changes in bowel movements, abdominal pain, and digestive distress.  This is not a disease, yet pharmaceutical companies are capitalizing on the discomfort of the American people. After all, there are over 300 different medications for IBS. Yikes! Interestingly enough, IBS is the #1 reason for worker absenteeism in the United States. It is estimated that 10-15% of the adult population experiences symptoms, and is the most common reason for presenting to one’s primary care physician. This is a huge topic of focus when I am presenting at companies and conventions for wellness in the workplace. While I don’t feel that diagnosing yourself or labeling yourself as...