In a previous article I discussed what your microbiome is, why it’s important, and how a disrupted microbiome can cause irritable bowel syndrome. In this article we will discuss how to rebuild your gut microbiome with prebiotics. What are prebiotics? Prebiotics are foods and supplements which feed your good gut microorganisms (microbiota) and allow them to grow and thrive. Another name for prebiotics are fermentable fibre. Prebiotic Foods and Supplements Prebiotic foods include … [Read more...]
Boost Your EnergyBoosting your energy will help you live a happier and more fulfilling life. For example, boosting your energy will allow you to become more productive at work, improve your athletic performance, and improve your mental focus. Fatigue is one of the most common problems I see in my practice. Patients either wake up tired or start yawning early to mid afternoon and struggle to stay awake. Or there is some people who are out right exhausted all of the time and are hanging on by a thread. Furthermore, some people feel they need many cups of coffee just to get through the day. Does this describe you? The good news is there are many natural treatments and lifestyle strategies you can use to increase your energy and improve your focus. The following articles explain how you boost your energy from treatments like chiropractic care to lifestyle strategies like eating healthier, sleeping better, and stress management.
The gut wrenching stomach pain, bloating, and constipation and/or diarrhea you are experiencing can have many underlying causes. Regardless, you have been labelled by medical doctors as having Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS. IBS has a diverse group of underlying causes from gluten intolerance, leaky gut syndrome, mold and heavy metal toxicity, brain dysfunction, immune dysfunction, and a disrupted gut microbiome. In this article, we will discuss what your gut microbiome is, why it’s … [Read more...]
Have you noticed when you don’t get a good quality sleep your mental and physical performance become sluggish? On the flip side, have you noticed when you get seven to nine hours of sleep you’re at peak performance? You’re sharp mentally and emotionally. Your ability to process information, problem solve, and articulate your ideas is fast, precise, and confident. You have more patience and are happier. Your motor skills seem to be better as well. You seem to type faster and make less … [Read more...]