Although I eat really healthy, it seems like I always have a lot of gas and bloating. Can you tell me why?

Although I eat healthy, it seems like I always have a lot of gas and bloating. Can you tell me why?

There are many causes of gas and bloating formation in the G.I. (gastrointestinal tract), and usually there is a combination of predisposing factors. Common causes include digestive insufficiency, or lack of one or more digestive enzymes, namely hydrochloric acid, pepsin, amylase, or lipase. Without adequate digestive enzymes there will be incomplete digestion, which may lead to fermentation or rotting – which is the opposite of good digestion.

Avoiding the Holiday Belly Bulge and Blues

Its that Time of Year Again!

We know the routine… we get the children back to school, and before you know it, it is time to shop for Halloween candy! What a set up! Next, Thanksgiving, Christmas and low and behold, we are back to the same old drone of weight gain and belly bulge. It happen’s every year, like an endless cycle.

Hormone Imbalance Symptoms

Over the last 100 years as we have doubled our life expectancy, the soft tissue glands which create our hormones are being forced to produce them longer than ever. Our increasingly stressful lives, worsening nutrition and lack of proper fitness combine to result in declining levels of hormones in our bodies.  Both men and women over 40 experience these changes, whether mild or drastic, and each symptom affects the whole body in so many ways.  When in balance, the body functions like a finely tuned instrument.  When out of balance, there is disharmony and chaos within the system, as well as in other aspects of one’s life.

Dessert Anyone?

You just finished a most delectable meal and the waiter asks “May I entice you with our fabulous Cherry Jubilee? Surely you left room.” Your head says “NO”. Yet somehow your lips are not connected to your head in that moment in time and the next thing you know, the cherry Jubilee has made it’s way down the hatch.

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (IBS)

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal syndrome in the U.S. It is estimated that up to 45 million people, or 10-15% of the American population, suffer from IBS. About 2 in 3 IBS sufferers are female, while about 1 in 3 IBS sufferers are male. IBS…

Digestive Disorders: The Naturopathic Approach

Here is another Great Article from Naturopathic.org I would like to share. I often have patients that deal with Digestive Disorders and it is more common than you think. It is important to improve your digestion in order to improve your overall health. Read more below.. ~ Dr. Joy.   The Naturopathic Approach to Digestive…