Endo belly is a term used to describe the severe abdominal distension that people with endometriosis often experience. Often described as “looking 6 months pregnant”, endo belly is not only extremely uncomfortable but can be emotionally distressing as well.
Do you experience symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, reduced mental alertness, gastrointestinal symptoms (such as gas and bloating) and mood imbalances? I frequently see patients in my clinic who are experiencing some of these symptoms.
Do you suffer from mood swings, water retention, headaches, brain fog, fatigue or anxiety about a week or two before you period? These menstrual related symptoms can have a significant impact on a woman’s quality of life.
Summer is the time of outdoor barbeques, drinks on the patio and an abundance of sweet summer fruits. With all the extra sugar that may creep into our diets this summer, it is important to think about ways of supporting our digestive health.
Happy 2019! At the start of the new year, many of us are thinking about getting back on track after holiday indulgence. Past statistics of the top New Years resolution indicate eating healthier and losing weight continues to be the top resolution for most people. I suggest we add balancing our gut flora as a part of our top resolution.
Is your scale not budging? Nothing is more disheartening than eating right and exercising only to find that you’re not losing weight. While losing weight may seem like a straightforward process, many factors can interfere with a person’s ability to shed excess pounds.
My husband refers to me as the “salad lady” because whenever we put on a dinner party I always put together elaborate salads that guests seem to really enjoy.
In past newsletters I frequently write about ways to improve digestive health and reduce a bloated belly. With summer just around the corner, this is a great time to discuss constipation and its impact on your health including a bloated belly.
Many adults and children suffer from constipation. Approximately 1 in 4 Canadians experience constipation.
Its Allergy season and those that suffer from allergies understand how hard this time of year can be on how we feel. Histamine is usually associated with allergies such as sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion and skin reactions.
Maintaining your digestive health is a crucial part of maintaining your overall health; many health issues we experience can be traced back to digestion. It is a key factor in identifying and addressing the underlying causes of these health issues.