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2011 Falls Valley Dr.
Suite 106
Raleigh NC 27615

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Archive for the ‘Gut Information’ Category

Antibiotics and Your Gut Microbiome

The first antibiotic was discovered accidentally by Scottish physician Alexander Fleming when he noticed that mold killed bacteria in a petri dish. The compound derived from that mold would eventually become known as penicillin, a medication now prescribed the world over. But even Fleming put forth some caution about his discovery’s use: he said to…

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: Restoring Your Gut’s Zen

  Ohmmmm. You can just feel the good vibes flowing through your gut, right? You’re extracting every single nutrient from the food you’ve eaten, digestion is chugging along at a steady pace, everything is going just right… Except when it isn’t. Belly bloating, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, burping. Yikes. What is happening in there? Let’s take…

The Foods of Mood

Maybe you’ve noticed that certain foods and drinks can really turn your mood around (or upside down). For instance, the day you leave home in a rush and forget your cup of coffee, you feel sluggish and are more prone to snap at your coworker. Or that late afternoon cookie break gives you a sudden…

Constipation Be Gone!

You know the feeling. Everything in you wants to have a good bowel movement but it just won’t come. It can make you feel sluggish and bogged down. For some people, debilitating abdominal cramping can accompany it. Here are some ways to easily and naturally help you stay regular. Drink plenty of water. Your body…

How You Can Be an Advocate for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. You may have noticed posters in medical offices or ads on TV about this. How can you get involved? Take a look at the list below and find what appeals most to you. Get screened. The first and best way to be an advocate for colorectal cancer awareness is…