"I'm bloated all the time. I'm so bloated I look pregnant." "I get pain every time I eat. Any food!" "I always have diarrhea." "I poop maybe once a week." "Do I have IBS?!" Above is just a short sample of common phrases I hear from new patients. The list goes on and on and on. Digestion is a huge part of our every day lives since we love to EAT every day (to live, ya know, it's kind of a big deal). Having pain after each or many meals is extremely frustrating. Irritable Bowel
Mitochondria (my-toe-KON-dree-ah) is the part of each and every cell that makes energy, and also controls the normal cell life cycle. While it's working, the cell lives on. When it dysfunctions or signals, the cell dies. Research is starting to focus more and more onto this part of the cell for a variety of different health conditions, including heart disease, fibromyalgia, neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease and Autism spectrum, and even normal aging processe
Today I'd like to place the spotlight on magnesium - a jack of all trades to helping you feel your best. Background Magnesium is a mineral that is used as a cofactor in so many chemical reactions in our bodies that lets us think of it as a 'jack of all trades' and I could be here all day listed them. The most health-applicable actions in my opinion are Cause smooth muscle (internal organs, artery walls) and skeletal muscle relaxation, Activate GABA receptors to help increase
Talk about buzz words! I don't know about you, but it seems that every where you go, you hear someone say that have a food sensitivity to this, or an allergy to that, or they are intolerant to something. But when they say that, what do they really mean??
All three terms describe a person having a bad reaction to a food. They are different in how the person reacts to the food.
Food Allergies are the classic type of allergy we think of: mild enough to cause an itchy throat o