What Causes IBS?

What Causes IBS?

When you’re trying to figure out what caused your Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you may be looking for just one trigger, or defining event. However, neither dis-ease, nor healing is usually that simple. Let’s go through a bit of a process here – stay with me, it’s useful, I promise – and then we’ll get…

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Medicalizing Life’s Problems – Rather Than Solving the Root Issues

Medicalizing Life’s Problems – Rather Than Solving the Root Issues

Here’s a little story from Dr. Goldberg for you, to kick off this topic: “We had a 47-year-old female patient, who following the advice of her Holistic, Functional Gynecologist, had a complete hysterectomy, plus a bilateral mastectomy based only on having the BRCA II gene. This was followed by a year of Diflucan  prescribed by…

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The Parent’s Role In Childhood Illness

The Parent’s Role In Childhood Illness

There are many different factors that contribute to childhood chronic illness; ranging from environmental and nutritional factors, through to emotional and psychological factors. In my experience, if a child becomes ill and remains ill, it is rarely, if ever, just about the child. Obviously, the mother and father are responsible for their children’s physical health,…

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30 Minute Free Guided Healing Meditation – For the Gut & Whole Body

30 Minute Free Guided Healing Meditation – For the Gut & Whole Body

This video is brought to you by REACH – a private practice based in the UK made up of over 65 practitioners specialising in a range of disciplines which include: counselling, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, meditation, nutrition and mind-body medicine, among others. Their underpinning belief is that synergy is the answer – the panacea for all ills.…

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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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Fear of Parasites and Infection

Fear of Parasites and Infection

When you have a chronic illness, or your health has been seriously compromised, you can become very afraid of other organisms invading your body. Especially organisms classed as parasites, viruses or infectious bacteria. However, the problem with not feeling safe, is that it really stresses your immune system! So although we have tried-and-tested protocols here…

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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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