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Childhood stomach aches linked with adult depression and anxiety

A Stanford University researcher found that gastric irritation early in life could pave the way for lifelong psychological problems.
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Statins increase risk of diabetes 50%

Many people don’t realize that inflammation, not a statin deficiency, underlie high cholesterol, and that the condition can usually be managed naturally.
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Depression linked with bad digestion

Question I went to see my natural medicine practitioner for depression and she wants to work on my digestive health. I don’t get the connection. Answer Many people would be surprised to learn how grea
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Could I have a food intolerance?

Question I’m told food intolerances can affect my health. How can this be true when I don’t have any digestive symptoms? Answer Sometimes it’s difficult to connect a food we eat every day with such he
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Is life really overwhelming, or are you just stressed out?

Question I feel totally overwhelmed by life and like I can barely cope. I can’t quit my job, give away my children, or afford a cook and a housecleaner. Is there anything I can do for my stress levels
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Brain health depends on gut health

Question Why do I seem to struggle so much with brain fog, anxiety, and depression? Answer Many factors can underlie these symptoms, however one of the most common is poor digestive health. The gut an
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Gluten can cause leaky brain and leaky gut

Question Eating gluten doesn’t upset my stomach. Why should I consider eliminating it from my diet? Answer Eating gluten, the protein found in wheat and wheat-like grains, has been shown to make the l
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Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?

Question: I am on thyroid hormones. Why do I still have fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, and constipation? Answer: For 90 percent of Americans hypothyroidism is an immune disease, not a thyroid diseas
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What does functional medicine mean?

Question: I keep hearing the term functional medicine. How is it different from regular medicine? Answer: Functional medicine’s focus is on correcting physiological function versus manipulating the pr
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Possible Link Between SSRIs and Breast, Ovarian Cancer

This is very interesting research that is not conclusive, but that highlights some of the unknown risks associated with many of the medications we take on a regular basis.  Everyday we hear of new med
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