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What Your GI Doctor does not know…

Question: Amrit asks: How is it possible that Gastroenterologists almost never associate food intake with GI health or are sensitive to these issues?    I just went looking for a new Gastro, told him I was on the SCD, and he gave me these probiotics with sugar and other processed ingredients and chemicals. Answer:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amrit, […]

BEST PROBIOTICS. Product Review

PROBIOTICS and ANTIBIOTICS The word Probiotic literally means “for life”. For a contrast, antibiotics literally means “against life”. WHAT ARE PROBIOTICS? Probiotics present a group of beneficial bacteria that play the first line of defense in your gut against harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses and fungus. By forming colonies on the intestinal wall the good bacteria […]

Yeast Infection (Candidiasis): Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Overview The candida yeast infection is a fungal infection that affects the digestive tract or exterior of the body of both men and women. The fungi become prevalent enough that they cause infections, especially in warm and moist areas. Examples include thrush (mouth and throat), vaginal yeast infections, skin and diaper rash. Candida albicans first […]

Self-Defense Against Yeast Infection in IBS. The Hidden Connection That May Trigger Your Next Flare.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort and bloating. But, there may be a hidden connection that triggers your next IBS flare-up. There have been cases where candida and IBS sufferers have found relief from both conditions through a single treatment. Candida symptoms are often similar to IBS. They include: IBS […]

Q & A: Candida Albicans: Often-Overlooked Cause of Adrenal Fatigue and Hypothyroid

Q: Adrienne writes: Dear Galina, I just stumbled upon your website and it is so interesting.  We don’t officially have colitis here, but we have other issues.  It appears that I have candida but I do have hypothyroidism and adrenal fatigue and some starting insulin resistance.  My son has vitamin D deficiency, life threatening food […]

The Unseen Dangers of Tylenol: What You Must Know

Tylenol – it’s as prevalent and recognizable as anything you put into your body. But what’s not so recognized is that the active ingredient, acetaminophen, can pose serious health risks. Some 56,000 emergency room visits and 26,000 hospitalizations come about every year as a result of an acetaminophen overdose. And an analysis of national mortality […]

“Natural” Does Not Mean “Safe”

“Natural”. “Alternative”. “Herbal”. Take a walk down the aisle of any health food store, and you’ll see these words everywhere. They make people feel good. They seem so safe. Natural supplements are often cheaper than prescriptions, so it seems reasonable to think that experimenting with them could do no harm. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking […]

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