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Acid Reflux

GERD is caused by stomach acid or bile refluxing or backing up into the esophagus.  The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) should normally close and prevent acid from backing up into the esophagus.  While the idea that acid reflux is caused by too much stomach acid is still popular, anyone familiar...

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Understanding Cholesterol

For many years now conventional medicine has been too focused on treating cholesterol as a means of preventing heart attacks.  This has led to many other health issues while having little effect on heart attacks.  Unfortunately, the real underlying cause of the majority of heart disease continues to go undiagnosed. ...

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Environmental Allergiies

Seasonal allergies can certainly be miserable, especially in the spring and summer.  While conventional medicine treats seasonal allergies with injections and pills, these, unfortunately, create side effects and provide symptom relief while they really do nothing to address the root problem. When trying to resolve allergies, not just manage them,...

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Alzheimer's and Brain Health

While the brain accounts for only 2% of body weight, it uses 25% to 50% of all the calories and oxygen the body takes in. There are three types of memory loss: Age-related memory impairment (AMI) which includes mild forgetfulness that occurs as a natural consequence of aging.  In fact, studies have...

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Stress & Anxiety

Reduce Anxiety by Repairing Gut Health The intestinal wall contains 500 million neurons which make up our enteric nervous system and produces 30 different neurotransmitters.  This system is responsible for balancing our mood, reducing stress and anxiety and keeping our overall mental health in check. In several studies with mice,...

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