What Causes Bloating? 4 Uncovered Digestive Problems

If you have bloating, you’ve probably looked up what causes bloating and eliminated certain foods from your diet. You may have even tried supplements or remedies that relieve bloating fast. While some of these strategies may have reduced your pain and discomfort, they...

Lactose Intolerance or Milk Allergy? Causes and Solutions

Do you have lactose intolerance or dairy allergy or sensitivity? I get questions all the time about the difference between the two. Sometimes, my patients tell me that they are lactose intolerant, but after clarifying few things, we discover that it’s most...

Unexpected Healthy Foods that Cause Bloating and Gas

There are many foods that cause bloating and gas including healthy ones like garlic, onion, apples, mushroom, avocado and others. In this episode and blog post, I talk about how these foods cause bloating, the consequences of that, what bloating means for your gut...

Acid Reflux Medications Long Term Side Effects and Safety

Acid reflux medications are among the most prescribed in the United States with sales that reached $10 billion in 2012. Sadly, these medications have unexpected side effects and safety concerns, including bacterial infections, bone fracture, and serious vitamin and...

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a digestive imbalance where bacteria is present in the small intestine. The problem with SIBO isn’t that the bacteria is pathogenic. Rather, it’s the accumulation of bacteria in the wrong place. In a healthy...