The Best Medical Tests for Managing IBD or IBS

The Best Medical Tests for Managing IBD or IBS

Dr. Michael Ruscio is a functional medicine doctor who specializes in treating SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and balancing hormones. He has literally hundreds of clients with IBS or IBD, and he is an avid researcher. Combine these aspects with the fact that he has walked his own healing journey of recovery from gut issues…






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A Short Film to Encourage You on your Healing Journey

A Short Film to Encourage You on your Healing Journey

Some of you may have seen this short video already – I created it years ago as a resource for people to watch whenever they were feeling down, discouraged, or when it seemed like their Healing Journey was taking forever. I just re-formatted it and uploaded it to YouTube so it’s easier to watch and…






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Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Alanis Morissette’s Healing Journey

Singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette shares insights about her Healing Journey in this excellent discussion with Oprah. Here are a few of my favorite, thought-provoking quotes from Alanis during the interview: “Art is cathartic, not healing.” “Growth is distinct from healing.” “Moving, sweating… for me it’s about continuously moving the energy. Because stagnation in my body… a…






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Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

Re-Populating the Gut with Probiotics After Antibiotic Usage

If you’re taking an antibiotic, you can either wait until the course of treatment is over before beginning probiotic supplementation, or, you can take probiotics during the course of antibiotic treatment. WHY should you take probiotics during or after antibiotic treatment? Because nature abhors a vacuum! This means that the risk of secondary or opportunistic…






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Meditation Improves Crohn’s Colitis Symptoms and Gene Expression!

Meditation Improves Crohn’s Colitis Symptoms and Gene Expression!

Many of you who read this blog and my books already have a good understanding of how important mind/body integration is to the healing process. Well, here’s a new study just out from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center showing how the relaxation response (meditation) can not just alleviate pain,…






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Healthy You! Radio in Seattle Interviews Jini Patel Thompson

Healthy You! Radio in Seattle Interviews Jini Patel Thompson

The host of Healthy You! Radio – Dr. Keesha Ewers is a functional and ayurvedic medicine doctor, a psychotherapist, reiki master and certified sexologist. This means that her interview with Jini is pretty rousing and goes into some uncharted territory! You can listen or download the interview below: Keesha and Jini discuss the emotional roots…






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