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Microbiome Testing and Manipulation

The GI-Map is a functional medicine test designed to detect microbes that may be disturbing normal microbial balance or contributing to illness as well as indicators of digestion, absorption, inflammation, and immune function. At times, as a Nutritionist, I look at this test as a means to identify underlying causes of your presenting health issue.

Constipation

Constipation

This month we’ll be talking about constipation. I’ll talk about the causes, what tests you can do to resolve this problem when the usual culprits are not at play. Then next month I’ll give you a guide as to how to prevent constipation and, to resolve this uncomfortable situation. As well as, what you should …

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Epstein-Barr Virus – Could it be responsible for your health issues?

What is EBV? Epstein Barr is one of the herpes viruses (HHV-4) and one of the most common viruses on earth. Most initial infections, known as glandular fever (or mononucleosis depending where you are in the world), are asymptomatic in the developed world. 30-50% of immune competent adolescents will display symptoms though. It’s the second …

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