Environmental toxins, genetically and chemically modified foods, and gut dysbiosis are creating health issues in our children. Our detoxification systems and immune systems are on over-drive reacting to constant triggers both inside and outside the body. Infectious diseases may be at an all-time low, but chronic conditions that are inflammatory and immune based are at an all-time high. The conditions affecting […]
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a well-known gastrointestinal disorder. It is characterized by a group of symptoms with no known pathogen. Typical symptoms include abdominal cramps with bloating and excessive gas, diarrhea alternating with constipation, the abdominal pain triggered by eating and relieved after a bowel movement. In most cases, mucus is present in the stool. Other symptoms may include […]
When you’re rubbing your full belly after a big Thanksgiving dinner and heading off to bed, you may start experiencing a burning sensation and sour taste in your mouth after lying down. It’s not only unpleasant to taste the same turkey twice, but you are experiencing acid reflux! Learn more about this condition and how Chinese herbal medicine can be […]
It’s funny – in a sad kind of way – how IBS sufferers share certain traits. We’re the ones who, upon entering any new venue – be it a restaurant, lecture hall, gym, even a doctors’ office – automatically ascertain where the restrooms are. We’re the ones who casually ask, when invited to an art show, is it outside or […]
Maintaining healthy digestion is an essential component in our quest for optimal health. If digestion is weak, it will lead to a myriad of unwanted symptoms that decrease one’s quality of life. We understand how frustrating and disruptive digestive problems can be. The good news is that we have successfully treated many of our patients suffering from digestion problems.