Category Archives: Gut Health

Museum Exhibit Sheds Light On Our Mysterious Microbiomes

A decade ago, few people in the general public were aware that our bodies are host to complex microbial communities. Fewer still were aware that these microbiomes play an integral part in our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing and that an imbalance in these communities often leads to disease. Over the years, research has proven time and […]

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One Course of Antibiotics Can Impact Your Gut Microbiome For Up to 1 Year

Over the years, science has brought to light the importance of taking antibiotics only when absolutely necessary – to strictly fight bacterial infections that cannot be overcome by more natural means. For generations, our over-reliance on antibiotics to fight and prevent infections has led to the creation of super bugs and have wreaked havoc on […]

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Dr. Risk Shares How She Overcame Lyme Disease

At a Lyme awareness event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on August 12, 2013, hero doctor, Dr. Rebecca Risk shared how she successfully overcame Lyme Disease using an integrative approach. In her talk below, she explains how she has found herbal preparations to be more effective than antibiotics in ridding her of her symptoms.     Dr. Risk currently has a practice in […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Gut Imbalance

It’s inspiring to see how much current scientific research focuses on the role of the gut in both health and disease. Researchers are continuously shedding light on just how important those little gut microbes are in promoting and maintaining health and how gut imbalances are closely linked to many chronic illnesses. For some time now, researchers have been especially interested […]

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