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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...

Thyroid Discussion (Q&A) with Dr. Randy Lundell

“Food is medicine. Food speaks to your DNA. The right kinds of food can down-regulate disease, risk of cancer, improve hormone production, improve mood. . . it’s amazing when you can get people to change the way they eat, they’re always surprised how much better they feel.” -Dr. Randy Lundell In this blog post, I will summarize the Questions and Answers that I asked in my interview with Dr. Randy Lundell of Spanish Fork, Utah. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and believes in taking a personal and Functional Medicine approach to treatment. He has completed a Fellowship in Functional Medicine. I was honored to have him do the interview on Facebook Live on the Body Buddies Page. If you’d like to watch that interview, click here. Or you can listen to the audio version here. Q. Is there a test I should run to rule something out or...