gut health

Probiotics 101

by in gut health February 27, 2020

Man do we love our probiotics! Probiotics have become a staple in the supplement cabinets of patients all over. And what’s interesting is that we’re still really only in our infancy as far as understanding the depth to which probiotics can impact our health. Do you have questions about probiotics? Here are some quick notes […]

Antibiotics 101

by in gut health February 25, 2020

Let’s clear the air on antibiotics. The CDC reports that antibiotics are over prescribed and improperly given in over 50% of cases. However, antibiotics also turned the tide of human disease and continue to provide respectable benefits when appropriately used. As a Naturopathic Doctor, antibiotics are rarely a first line treatment, but they can be […]

Antibiotics vs Probiotics

by in gut health February 23, 2020

What’s the big deal with probiotics and antibiotics, anyway? I’m sure you’ve heard a LOT about probiotics over the last few years. Maybe you’ve even tried them yourself. I would also bet you’ve heard a lot of negativity about antibiotics. Like everything, antibiotics have a time and place. They can be incredibly useful and they […]

Gut Bacteria

by in gut health February 21, 2020

Did you know you are actually more bacteria than you are human?!? It’s true! It’s been said that human beings have about 10 bacterial cells for every one human cell in their bodies. Now, if you dig back into the history of this, that estimation may have been a loosely thrown out number that managed […]

Health Profile: Valentines Day

by in brain health, gut health, herbal medicine, immune health, mens health, sexual health, teen health, womens health February 14, 2018

It’s February 14, Valentines Day, the annually celebrated (or reviled) day of love that has become a $17+ billion dollar industry in today’s world. As many are aware, Valentines day has a somewhat clouded origin story, possibly stemming from a combination of Roman masculine rituals, Christian-Catholic martyrdome, and romantic promotions by writers like Chaucer and […]