Tag: IBS

SIBO continued!! Comparing IBS to SIBO and all about testing

SIBO continued!! Comparing IBS to SIBO and all about testing

As I mentioned in my previous SIBO blog post – there is a strong connection between symptoms and onset in regards to SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth) or IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). SYMPTOM SIBO IBS NON-SIBO IBS Often better with fibre No Yes Often improved […]

SIBO – Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth – What, why, how!

SIBO – Small intestinal bacteria overgrowth – What, why, how!

What? Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is defined as the presence of excessive bacteria in the small intestine and is frequently implicated in chronic diarrhea and malabsorption issues but not exclusively and we will explore this more later. While we are meant to have microflora […]

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

When most people think of the word reflux – they generally think unpleasant feels, especially those that have experienced persistent reflux. And most people would are lead to believe that reflux develops due to an excess of stomach acid. However, research has actually identified that […]

Burnout, exhaustion and fatigue and some of my favourite herbs

Burnout, exhaustion and fatigue and some of my favourite herbs

Fatigue, exhaustion and burnout are things that I all too frequently see within my clinics and while the large majority are mum’s who are busy with kids, work, house chores and feeling the need to get everything done – I am also seeing it more […]

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Bone Broth Recipe Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2 chicken feet for extra gelatin (optional) 2 litres of filtered water 2 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 TBS apple cider vinegar 1 large onion chopped 3 celery sticks chopped 1 bunch parsley 2 cloves garlic Sea […]

Food as Medicine – my top 3 foods for your gut health

Food as Medicine – my top 3 foods for your gut health

Following on from my last blog post about Leaky Gut and how the state of your gut health is directly impacted by the foods you choose to eat. So today we are focusing on the top 3 foods that work to heal your gut from the inside […]

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and what it has to do with our digestive system Many of us are familiar with the sensation of butterflies in our stomach when we feel nervous, stressed or anxious. Sometimes we even say we feel ‘sick to our stomach’ over emotional events. We […]

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Ever been confused about what to eat? What’s healthy? Low carbs? Low sugar? Gluten free? Paleo? Atkins? Jenny Craig? And the list goes on…….. It can be a minefield of different options, recommendations and opinions – and you are definitely not alone! When I talk […]

Could your hair hold the key to your symptoms?

Could your hair hold the key to your symptoms?

Hair 500 test What is hair testing? Hair testing is the process of taking a hair sample about the size of a matchstick. Which is them analysed to identify incompatible items. Why I recommend hair testing for my patients? The hair 500 test is testing […]