ABCs of the Digestive System

Discover how the digestive system works, the role certain organs play, the gut-brain connection, the interaction between gut health and anxiety, and much more.  When you think about how the digestive system works, you might think of your stomach first. After all, you get hungry, you eat—and the food ends up in your stomach. And … Read more

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Vs. Irritable Bowel Syndrome – What’s The Difference?!

Although these two conditions sound similar, there are profound differences. Here are overviews of both inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is actually an umbrella term for a group of conditions. In each, a person’s immune system attacks parts of the digestive system. According to the Crohn’s … Read more

Sudden Skin Conditions – Explained!

From eczema to psoriasis and acne, common skin conditions can be frustrating to deal with. Here are proactive steps you can take to get them under control.  What is Eczema? Eczema is a condition that causes patches of skin to become irritated and inflamed. Several factors can contribute to the development of eczema, including genetics, environmental conditions, … Read more

The Missing Piece Of Your Microbiome

Trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses inhabit our bodies. They’re the human microbiome. Restoring their proper balance can play crucial roles in our health. Human MicrobiomeHealth Benefits of Probiotics The New York Times is calling the study of the human microbiome “perhaps the most promising yet challenging task of modern medicine,” dividing that task into two parts: … Read more