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Gut Dysbiosis Causes, Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment

Gut dysbiosis means there’s an imbalance between good and bad microbes. This imbalance can lead to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, gastritis, colitis, and other conditions you may have not linked to your digestive tract like fibromyalgia and autoimmune diseases. This article talks about dysbiosis causes, symptoms, how to test for dysbiosis, and how …

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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 don’t explain why your problem even started. Why can’t you tolerate certain …

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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 likely a milk allergy or sensitivity, not lactose issues. In the last episode …

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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 health, and what to do about it. I also discuss the …

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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 mineral deficiencies. Acid Reflux Medications Types   Acid neutralizing, like Tums or Selzer   H2 receptor blockers, like …

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Delicious Chimichurri Flank Steak Recipe the Entire Family Will Enjoy

Being on a restricted diet for health reasons can sometimes make you feel left out, or that there aren’t any delicious food options to enjoy. This recipe republished from my new book, The Complete Acid Reflux Diet Plan, Easy Meal Plans and Recipes to Heal GERD and LPR, shows you that this is far from being true. …

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Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: the New Gut Problem

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 scenario, the majority of your gut flora and bacteria populates the large intestines. For several reasons that …

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Acid Reflux: A Complete Diet Plan for GERD and LPR

Acid reflux affects more than 60 million Americans, and 50 million others have the silent form of the disease and they don’t even know it. I talked about acid reflux many times as there are many misconceptions about managing this condition with diet, lifestyle, and medications. That’s why I set my heart since the beginning of the …

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Delicious and Nutritious Kebab Hindi Recipe For Gut Health

This kebab Hindi dish is original to the Levant area (Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Palestine). While it’s called kebab hindi, an Arabic name that translates to Indian kebab, the person who invented or named it clearly has not been to India or learned Indian cuisine as it has nothing to do with Indian food! I just kept …

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Prebiotic Foods: Are They Truly Beneficial and Why?

What are prebiotics? And what’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics and fiber? In this article and episode of TGIF, I talk about prebiotic definition, prebiotic foods, and prebiotic health benefits. If you’re thinking of using prebiotics to fix your gut health problem, consider a comprehensive and customized gut healing program. Click to schedule a phone consultation call. Prebiotics Definition Prebiotics …

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