Gelatin and collagen supplements play an important health recovery role in the Paleo Diet, GAPS Diet or Specific Carbohydrate Diet. Long known for improving hair, skin and nails, gelatin has been commercially available since the 1920's. The terms collagen and gelatin can be used interchangeably when talking about supplements. Here's what I learned in doing this podcast with a representative from Vital Proteins Collagen products. Collagen ... Keep Reading >
What are the Best Leaky Gut Supplements?
Leaky Gut Syndrome may be the common factor underlying modern health concerns, including autoimmune problems, Fibromyalgia, and intestinal issues such as colon cancer and IBS. Among the many leaky gut supplements on the market, LGUT from Systemic Formulas is one used in my clinic and my online store. I offer a state-of-art lab test for leaky gut from Cyrex Labs for clients doing Consults with me. It's helpful to know if it's your diet, Leaky ... Keep Reading >
Pain Management, and the Dangers of NSAIDs
Pain management and the dangers of NSAIDs is a common topic in my clinic. There are many TYPES of pain; acute pain such as headaches, cramps and sprains; and chronic pain from injuries, arthritis, etc. There is muscle tension pain, surgery recovery pain, and pain from poor posture. Body aches from the flu, athletic or overuse pain, and more. Most are inflammatory in nature, often involving prostaglandins. Some are neurotransmitter ... Keep Reading >
Help For Bladder Infections
Maybe you've never had one, or maybe you get them 5 or 6 times a year. No matter what, a bladder infection is a miserable experience. Natural help for bladder infections usually involves herbal therapies that do work well. 1). Here's more ideas.... You know to drink plenty of water once you have an infection, to literally flush the bacteria down the drain. That works pretty well in the early hours. But chronic dehydration is one reason ... Keep Reading >