We live in a time of unprecedented abundance of food and medical advances yet we are sicker than ever. It is considered normal to suffer from insomnia, PMS, depression, chronic pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and so on. But in reality these are our bodies’ warning signs that
I wanted to share some information with you on FODMAPS (Fermentable Oligo, Di- and Monosaccharides and Polyols). These are sugars found in certain foods difficult for many to digest. Want to know more about SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth)? Click here. Want Dr. Shook to he
Do you meet the criteria for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and can’t find relief? Do you look pregnant thanks to a bloated belly? Are chronic diarrhea or constipation your constant companions? If so, you may be a victim of stubborn gut bacteria, also known as small intestinal bacteri
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 and the brain are intimately connected and poor digestive health can lead to poor brain
There is new research out, that suggests "variations in brain gray matter volume and density have been reported in association with a variety of disorders characterized by chronic pain, including chronic low back pain, fibromyalgia, and irritable bowel syndrome."