Three Things - How To Holistically Heal - Leaky Gut + Absorption + Toxic BrainApr 25, 2023
Leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, is a condition where the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, allowing undigested food particles, toxins, and bacteria to leak into the bloodstream. The cells lining the intestinal wall normally act as a barrier, regulating the passage of nutrients and preventing the entry of harmful substances. When this barrier becomes compromised, it can lead to a range of health problems.
Three Things - How To Holistically Heal - Bloating + Rest & Digest + Symptoms & FeelingsFeb 27, 2023
The "rest and digest" state, also known as the parasympathetic state, refers to the body's relaxed state when it focuses on digestion and restoration. This state is controlled by the parasympathetic nervous system and helps increase blood flow to digestive organs, slow the heart rate, and stimulate digestive enzyme production. It also promotes relaxation and reduces stress levels. This state can be triggered by activities such as deep breathing or meditation before and after eating.
Natural Remedies & Foods To Soothe Your Irritated Mucous Membranes.Feb 23, 2022
Irritated & inflamed mucous membranes of the respiratory & digestive systems is something I've been seeing a lot more lately. It reminds me of a blend I created a long time ago called Soothing Marshmallow which was prescribed for these kinds of ailments. It has been missing in our repertoire of new naturopathic tea blends and so, I decided to bring it back.
Digestive Bitters - for optimal digestion and detoxification.Feb 11, 2022
Did you know that we have bitter taste receptors on our tongues and in our guts? Bitters aren’t just a flavour type, they’re a medicine we’ve evolved with. They’re an important part of creating optimal digestion and detoxification.
The Impact Of Stress On The Gut MicrobiomeSep 27, 2021
Due to world and local current affairs we’re all feeling stressed – to put it mildly. So, what does the gut-brain connection mean for the chronically stressed among us? We’re living in a time where the word ‘unprecedented’ comes up a lot. This unfortunately has also meant unprecedented impacts on our health – particularly the nervous system and the gut.
Is Leaky Gut Syndrome Real? Gut microbiome, Part 3Aug 30, 2021
Symptoms that can seem completely unrelated often do have a relationship, even the same ‘root cause’. This is the case with leaky gut syndrome (LGS), with symptoms ranging from headaches, skin conditions like acne and eczema, to food allergies, sore joints and fogginess.
How Modern Life Impacts The Gut - Gut microbiome, Part 2Aug 19, 2021
There’s been an undeniable spike in gut disorders and gut health related symptoms and people are looking for answers. Our gut microbiomes are struggling and, frankly, modern life has a lot to answer for.
Prebiotics For Inner Health - Gut MicrobiomeJul 06, 2021
Probiotics play an enormous role in maintaining a healthy gut – but these good bugs need nourishment too. That’s where prebiotics come in. A combination of fibres, including prebiotic fibres from a variety of food sources are needed to support a healthy gut microbiome.