The gut is known as the second brain, and interacts intimately with the brain in our skull. Any issues the gut experiences will have an effect on our psychology. Here are some simple techniques you can do everyday that will calm your gut and improve digestion, thus calming your mind as well.
In functional medicine we have a saying, “when in doubt, treat the gut.” Autoimmune disease is on the rise all over the world. Many have symptoms but are not yet diagnosed. Autoimmune disease can take up to 5 years to diagnose. So logically, if you have symptoms that you’re struggling with, why not get a […]
Hi, Dr. Connie here. Over this past weekend, I enjoyed a jam packed few days, rubbing shoulders with the big names in Functional Medicine, including Dr. Amy Myers, Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Steven Gundry, Dr. Terry Wahls, and my favorite, Dr. Alessio Fasano. I attended the Annual International Conference lead by the Institute of Functional […]
Hey everyone, Last week we spoke a lot about leaky gut or gut permeability as the root cause of many symptoms and diseases today. This week I want to explore the topic of microbiome. We talk a lot about probiotics, prebiotics, and the gut flora as it relates to our microbiome, but I’m not sure […]
If you live in the world today, it’s a sure bet that you and me have some degree of leaky gut or gut permeability. For the sake of our discussion today, I’ll be using both concepts interchangeably. Leaky gut is a syndrome that is linked to so many diseases, especially autoimmune disease and symptoms of […]
Hi, Dr. Connie here. My friend and colleague, Pam Hyde, who was visiting me from Oklahoma this past weekend was commenting about glyphosate and its content in Cheerios (a favorite of my boys). Pam Hyde is a Board Certified physician whom I highly respect and trust. So when she mentioned it, I began to grow […]
More people are getting sicker and sicker each year. Incidence of autoimmune disease is consistently increasing. Conventional Medicine works great with trauma patients and those who need help fast. But they don’t do much in regards to wellness and longevity. Prescription medications are not the long term solution for our issues and we need to […]
Hello Everyone, With my recent visits to both the ER and the Doctor’s office, I’ve been thinking a lot about the deep-rooted problem of healthcare. I’m finding that the line between health and disease is very blurred. As I communicate daily with you, mainly on Facebook, I recognize that there’s a big gap between health […]