I Get The Message and the Symptom Disappears!

In a recent video, I talked about the messaging system that exists between the body and the mind. My body communicates physical, emotional, and spiritual information that I need to know in order to be the healthiest, happiest person I can be. WHY does the body do this? Because the body is the densest part […]

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I Will Not Take Anymore Drugs to Treat Colitis!

We just received this fantastic review in our Shoppe: “Taking the Natren Healthy Start System Tripack probiotics couple with the Joy of the Mountain Wild Oil of Oregano, my bleeding stopped in less than a week. My severe pain was gone on my left side within two weeks. Within five weeks, I was completely regular […]

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When You Cannot Afford to Do an Elemental Diet

From time to time we receive emails from readers who simply cannot afford the cost of Absorb Plus – remember, that to go on a completely elemental diet (to provide bowel rest) most people need to consume between 4 – 7 servings per day. Then there is the cost of shipping and what you may […]

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How To Make A Temporary Filling for a Tooth Cavity

For those of you who either hate going to the dentist, or can’t afford to go to the dentist… what can you do when you have a tooth that’s rotting? Well, the first thing you can do is use wild oregano oil to kill any infection and reduce inflammation: Then, you can make yourself a […]

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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

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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Laptops Higher Radiation Than Cell Towers

This succinct presentation by Dr. Mallory-Blythe MD sums up why WiFi and Cellphones are a BIG threat to your health or efforts to heal yourself: https://vimeo.com/131798243 If you follow my blog, you may already know a lot of this, but even I was surprised at this graph (from the video) showing that a laptop accessing […]

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The Dangers of Hair Dye and Safe Alternatives

Researchers at the University of Southern California published a paper in the International Journal of Cancer, back in 2001, concluding that women who frequently dye their hair were twice as likely to develop bladder cancer than those who abstain. So how is it that millions of women still dye their hair? And that among teens, […]

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Use Your Body Language To Lower Your Cortisol (Stress)

Did you know that the way you hold your body, sit, stand, and move your body through space, affects your hormone levels? Yes! Really. This fabulous video from Amy Cuddy (professor and researcher at Harvard Business School) shows us how and why our body language affects our mind, our mood and yes, even our hormone […]

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Is Synthetic Soccer Turf Safe?

My two sons play soccer, my husband coaches soccer (and played himself until a couple years ago) and in our house there’s been a lot of discussion about how the synthetic turf fields are really hard on the joints. In fact, this is the reason my husband quit playing regularly in his league. Many professional […]

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My Dog Has IBS and a Gut Infection – Help!

Those of you who read my blog, probably know that I have a dog, 2 cats, and 4 horses – who are, of course, part of my blessed family. So when I received this email, of course I had to help in whatever ways I can! “I am not sure Jini can help, but my […]

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Natural Method To Clear Lice Completely in 48 Hours

In 14 years of raising 3 kids in public schools, somehow, miraculously, we had never suffered a lice infestation. However, this past summer we got hit hard and after thinking about it, I realized that this was the first year my kids started sleeping-over at other kid’s houses. My daughter especially, slept over at many […]

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Chocolate Cashew Butter Fudge – Dairy-Free, GF, and nearly Sugar-Free!

When you give up dairy, and then you give up sugar, you can feel SUPER deprived. But this treat makes all the deprivation and cravings for old vices disappear! We tried SIX versions of this recipe before perfecting it to my nit-picky standard for fabulousness. Now, you can delete the honey and coconut sugar altogether […]

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WHY Vaping is Bad for Your Lungs

My teenagers asked me whether vaping with the nicotine-free vape is safe. If you have a teenager, then you know that vaping is the new ‘big thang’ and kids have even been allowed to vape at some schools. They can also buy it themselves at the local gas station or 7/11. So is it safe? […]

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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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Meals For Busy Healthy Kids

Here’s one of the things I dread the most: My kids (aged 9 – 15) come home from school wailing, “I’m starving!!” Usually, they only have 15-30 minutes before they have to rush off to a sports event. Sometimes, we have to bring them food in the car, because they have to eat on the […]

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3 Meals Plus Organic Chicken Broth from 1 Chicken!

As you may know, I’m all about getting the “biggest bang for your buck”. I’m always looking for ways to make life more efficient; obtain the same results with less effort, so that I have more time to play! So in the steps below I’m going to show you how to get 3 meals, plus […]

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Fruit & Fresh Greens Pudding or Smoothie

Here’s a chocolate pudding that contains a bunch of super healthy ingredients like avocado, spinach, chia and bananas – yet is sugar-free and tastes both yummy and refreshing! I like to eat this as a snack, or for breakfast. I’m also going to give you some variations on this recipe – depending on your preferences […]

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Listen To Your Freedom Program Is FINALLY Ready!

First, let me say a HUGE thank you to the hundreds of you who sat patiently on my Waitlist for this biz-building program for over a year!! Secondly, I am beyond thrilled to announce that the program is finally, completely READY. And yes, as per usual, I’m giving you the opportunity to experience it AND […]

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Zen Master Explains Death To A 7-yr-old Child

One of my favorite bloggers on the Internet is Maria Popova from BrainPickings.org I actually wait for her newsletters (weekly interestingness digest) and they feel like a special treat in my Inbox! In one of her forays into special books, little gems, she gives this excerpt from Dropping Ashes on the Buddha: The Teachings of […]

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Mom Heals Daughter Using Jini’s Protocols then Becomes a Doctor

I love this story because it’s a great example of the interconnectedness of our healing community here at LTYG! One of my readers, Nishta Patel (no relation – Patel is a common Indian name – much like Smith in the U.S.) used the protocols in Listen To Your Gut to heal her daughter Kiasha. Nishta […]

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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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Jini’s 8 Key Steps to Healing IBD & IBS Naturally

Wow! How to convey about 6 hours of information in only an hour?? I do my best in this lecture presentation about the eight steps involved in healing IBD or IBS – using entirely natural methods. Then I also take some questions from the audience at the end. Please post any questions you might have […]

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Ulcerative Colitis Trial Looking for Participants

Jini wrote a blog post about a Crohn’s clinical trial back in late December 2014 and the same company, Qu Biologics, has now opened a clinical trial for Ulcerative Colitis. The treatment involves stimulating the innate immune system to wake up, and clean up ALL pathogens in the body (kill all the bad bugs). The […]

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Pendants, Q-Links and Other Radiation Shielding Devices – Do They Work?

I recently received this email from a reader, asking about pendants that shield against WiFi radiation: “I understand that there are “medals” one can buy now. It is worn around the neck and its purpose is to inhibit the effects of radio waves, microwave, cell tower waves, etc. upon our bodies. My medical doctor wears […]

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Jini’s Top Vancouver Bodywork Practitioners

I have been asked for references to the healers I go to in Vancouver, Canada so many times, that I realized I should put these up as a blog post! Once I had a reader in Israel who flew all the way here just so she could rent a house for few weeks and make […]

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Natural Remedies for Sore Muscles

Whether you suffer from Fibromyalgia, or you pushed it too hard at the gym, or you’ve run down your immune system and the latest virus has left you feeling weak and sore, there are a number of natural remedies you can use to relieve your muscle pain or soreness. Here are the most effective treatments […]

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Detox Pesticide Chemicals by Eating Organic for 2 Weeks!

This short, sweet video follows a Swedish family who normally eats conventional (non-organic) food. Their urine is analyzed for chemicals and then they switch to entirely certified organic foods for 2 weeks. Then their urine is re-tested. You decide whether the difference is worth the higher price of organic food: On my priority list, eating […]

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Natural Remedies for Achalasia and Dysphagia

Esophageal achalasia is a disorder which inihibits food from passing through the esophagus and also causes the lower esophageal sphincter from relaxing. The most common result of this disorder is difficulty swallowing but it can also cause regurgitation or chest pain. Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing. It is often cited as a […]

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How To Increase Feelings of Safety & Resilience

In a recent presentation, I talked about how “not feeling safe” is usually at the root of most allergies and auto-immune disorders, and in that video I take you back to some possible childhood/infancy triggers. But here’s the next step – once you’ve identified that you have a gut or visceral feeling of ‘not safe’, […]

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EFT Tapping for Sugar Addiction & Chocolate Cravings!

I recently had some dental surgery done – to remove an infected tooth, clean out the bone around it, and then insert an implant. Believe it or not, because the dentist is an artist (in the true meaning of ‘artist’) who brought his whole self to the procedure, and because I had prepared emotionally and […]

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Should I have Surgery To Remove Infected Intestine?

Here’s a common scenario for people with active Crohn’s or Colitis: “I’m still at the hospital and I have a feeling I’ll be here for a while. It’s not my appendix. The CAT scan showed that I have an abscess in my small bowel. I’m on a liquid diet and they’re giving me a lot […]

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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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Crohn’s Moans New Documentary Film

Ivana Bosek is a creative videographer who has been doing freelance work, as well as personal projects, for over 5 years. She is passionate about her projects, especially this one, as it is close to her heart. She has been planning and preparing to begin filming the Crohn’s Moans Documentary for over two years. In […]

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Whole Food Healing & Super Delish Smoothies

My mum’s neighbour recently passed away from widespread cancer. In her final days, my mum made her these smoothies – which were easy to drink and digest, yet super delicious. Even on the days she could only drink part of the shake, her smile of delight as she tasted them lit up the room.   […]

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How To Turn Absorb Plus Unsweetened Vanilla Into Chocolate!

I’ve been receiving a lot of feedback from readers lately asking about a chocolate version of the unsweetened Absorb Plus. There isn’t an unsweetened chocolate flavor in the works as yet, but I can certainly understand as I’m rather partial to chocolate myself!   So, here’s the easy fix: Start with Unsweetened Vanilla Add 1/2 tsp of […]

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Receive Healing From Animals

As you walk your Healing Journey and you delve into not just the physical contributors to your dis-ease, but also the emotional contributors, I want to call your attention to one more source of healing: The animal world. As lowly humans, we often forget (or don’t even realize) the interconnectedness of all beings. This can […]

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VIDEO: Top Supplements for Crohns, Colitis, IBS & How to Use Them

This is a video of a presentation I gave to health store owners at the CHFA West conference – about how to help clients who walk in with gut disorders. In it, I talk about the most effective supplements for IBD and IBS and tips and tricks on how to use them. If you want […]

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Pelican Medicine For Your Healing Journey

I just got back from a couple of weeks in Akumal; which is on the Caribbean side of Mexico. The resort we go to is particularly wonderful because it is owned by a local Mexican man and is built horizontally – all along the beach. So whether you’re sleeping, or eating, or walking around, you […]

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Protected: Baby Fart Aerobics Video – Full Length

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Have You Visited Our Testimonials Section?

We are frequently asked this question: “Do you have any stories or testimonials from people who have used or are using Jini’s protocols?” The answer is an emphatic YES! Every day we receive great feedback from Jini’s readers and it is posted semi-anonymously (initials and location) in our Testimonials section. There is a link to the […]

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The Easiest Way To Find Information About Your Condition

We have a TON of information spread across a number of pages here at ListenToYourGut.com. The easiest and quickest way to find out what you need to know is to visit the “Heal Your Symptoms” section by clicking the link on the navigation bar at the top of any page at the site. A good place […]

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I Had A Gastrectomy (Stomach Removed). Should I Drink Absorb Plus Elemental Shakes?

I received a message from a doctor about a patient of his who had his stomach removed, due to cancer. And now he has severe protein malabsorption. The doc was wondering if Absorb Plus could be assimilated by this patient. Now, we have lots of people missing parts of their small intestine who use Absorb […]

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Food Allergy Testing Exposed!

If the whole complicated mess about food allergies, food intolerances, blood allergy testing, skin pinprick allergy testing and what that means – i.e. what tests you should have done, who you should listen to, what impact (really!) does this have on your health – is driving you crazy… Then be sure and join us as […]

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Recent Research on Prebiotics and Probiotics

Most manufacturers include prebiotics (often Fructooligosaccharide – FOS or galacto-oligosaccharides) in their probiotic supplements, claiming that the prebiotics increase the potency and effectiveness of the probiotic (good bacteria). However, as many people with IBD or IBS have experienced, ingesting prebiotics often just leads to more gas and bloating! Interestingly, this recent study on adding prebiotics […]

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How To Make Homemade Yoghurt Using Probiotic Cultures

Most recipes for culturing yoghurt will advise you start with some store-bought yoghurt and use that as the fermenting culture for your milk. Of course, that will work, and it will produce yogurt, but what will be the quality and potency of that yoghurt as a probiotic? Not very good. Potent probiotics strains are a […]

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Food Allergies & Blood Allergy Testing with Dr. Ellis

Have you ever wondered what blood food allergy tests actually mean? When you order an IGE or IGA test, to test your blood for food allergies – what exactly is being tested, what do the results mean, and how reliable are they? This is NOT a cheap test to have done (around $250-$300), so if […]

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Hot Castor Oil Pack Saves Sister’s Life!

This is such an amazing story from a reader who used the information in this blog post to save her sister’s life when her bowel was impacted, she was in sepsis and hadn’t had a bowel movement in 2 weeks: “Jini…I cannot begin to tell you how thankful I am for your research in health. […]

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Inside the World of a Medical Intuitive – with Dr. Katharina Johnson

The noteworthy thing about Dr. Katharina Johnson is that not only is she a Medical Intuitive, she is also a Medical Doctor (MD). And if you’ve ever wondered what a medical intuitive does – and how she melds that with the scientific MD side of herself… well come on in! Here are some of the […]

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Arguing Made Easy!

When you’re discussing a thorny issue, or trying to resolve a conflict with a loved one – or you’re mediating 2 kids who’d love to punch each other out – you may want to try either of these techniques: 1. Lie down on the ground – You can say anything you want, but you need […]

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