Digestive Health

Anti-Reflux Surgeries (Nissen Fundoplication), Are They Worth Doing?

Anti-Reflux Surgeries (Nissen Fundoplication), Are They Worth Doing?

I have coached many people who had unnecessary anti-reflux surgeries performed. For example, I had one client in his mid 20’s that was suffering from upper gut dysbiosis (likely H. pylori) that had what I consider to be an unnecessary Nissen fundoplication performed. He was suffering from

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FYG Review of Seed Probiotic (Synbiotic), is it Worth the Hype?

FYG Review of Seed Probiotic (Synbiotic), is it Worth the Hype?

I frequently discover new probiotic supplements that have a lot of slick marketing and hype associated with them. Often probiotic supplements that require a lot of marketing tend to be ones that I do not recommend. However, lately, I have been receiving many inquiries about Seed probiotic,

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My Hydrogen/Methane Breath Test Were Negative, Can I Still Have SIBO?

My Hydrogen/Methane Breath Test Were Negative, Can I Still Have SIBO?

The hydrogen/methane breath test is a diagnostic test for the determination of SIBO. You still have a large amount of bloating, gas, and stomach discomfort, but yet your breath test results were negative. Is it possible to still have SIBO, if your breath test results were negative?

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I Do Not Recommend Amitriptyline (Elavil) for Reflux Disorders

I Do Not Recommend Amitriptyline (Elavil) for Reflux Disorders

I Do Not Recommend Amitriptyline (Elavil) for Digestive Disorders The medication amitriptyline is commonly prescribed for people who suffer from reflux disorders. Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that is known to have many different adverse side effects, some quite severe. Even one of the foremost researchers of

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Burning Mouth Syndrome, What Is It and How to Hopefully Find Relief

Burning Mouth Syndrome, What Is It and How to Hopefully Find Relief

Burning Mouth Syndrome, What Is It and How to Hopefully Find Relief One day you wake up, and your mouth is a little more dryer than usual. You think nothing of it, but later you discover you have altered taste and smell as well. You notice in

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Does L-ascorbic acid or Vitamin C Eliminate Probiotic Bacteria?

Does L-ascorbic acid or Vitamin C Eliminate Probiotic Bacteria?

I have read pseudoscience, incorrect advice from social media posts, and speculation lately that synthetic L-ascorbic acid, not natural sourced vitamin C harms your probiotic microbiome. Where did all this speculation orginate? My research has concluded that it originated from this article on Natural News. The article

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