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Between 12% and 19% of the North American population suffers from chronic constipation, which can have a negative effect on quality of life (1). Typical treatments, such as laxative drugs, often have uncomfortable side effects, so many people turn to alternative...
Organic acid testing (OAT) has become very popular amongst functional medicine doctors and dietitians. This urine-based test provides a wealth of information about the functioning of various bodily systems and can be used to identify possible nutrient deficiencies,...
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs bacteria grow in large numbers within the small intestine, causing gas, bloating, and malabsorption. Treating SIBO requires killing off these unwanted bacteria and keeping them from recolonizing, which is typically...
Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough hormones. It is estimated to affect 0.3% to 3.7% of the United States population (1, 2). Thyroid hormones play an important role in growth, metabolism, and tissue differentiation in nearly all parts...
SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth - a condition in which bacteria overgrow within the small intestine, where they normally don’t exist in large numbers. When bacteria overpopulate the small intestine, they ferment carbohydrates from the food we...
The terms folate and folic acid are often used interchangeably, but don’t be fooled - they’re not the same! Folate is the natural form of vitamin B9 found in foods, while folic acid is the synthetic form added to supplements and fortified or enriched foods. The...