Digestive Health

Do I Recommend Florastor (Saccharomyces boulardii), a Review

Do I Recommend Florastor (Saccharomyces boulardii), a Review

I know that I have been bashing HSOs lately with hard science. Maybe I should recommend a “HSO” probiotic for a change. There is only one “HSO” I can recommend as a probiotic supplement and that “HSO” is Saccharomyces boulardii. Saccharomyces boulardii is a strain of beneficial

Read more

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Proton Pump Inhibitors

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health - Proton Pump Inhibitors

Forty-eight percent of America suffers from heartburn at least once every month. Forty-eight percent! Some seek over-the-counter remedies, and others get medical advice from their doctors. Heartburn is caused by stomach acid in the esophagus, so if we reduce stomach acid, we will have less heartburn, right?

Read more

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Reglan

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health - Reglan

Nausea and vomiting is a common symptom of many ailments like viral gastroenteritis, food poisoning, stress, or even motion sickness. When patients visit overworked doctors, they are often prescribed Reglan to ease their symptoms. Is Reglan the best choice for you? What is Reglan and Why is

Read more

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Miralax

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health - Miralax

The Center for Disease Control reports that, on average, a doctor will see fifty patients each day. Each patient will average eight minutes with their doctor, and eighty-eight percent are prescribed medications.1 The patient leaves the doctor’s office, visits a nearby pharmacy and gets a prescription filled

Read more

Got an Infection? Consider the Use of Lactoferrin to Improve Your Health

Got an Infection? Consider the Use of Lactoferrin to Improve Your Health

Everyone lately has been discussing the immune stimulating benefits of colostrum as one of the best supplements that can be made from dairy.1 I do not agree with this blanket statement, because there is some research that colostrum intake may be rendered useless by stomach acid and

Read more

Natural L-glutamine / Homemade Cabbage Juice!

Natural L-glutamine / Homemade Cabbage Juice!

L-glutamine is an amino acid that is used by the body for protein synthesis, regulation of acid-base balance in the kidneys, cellular energy, nitrogen donation, and is also a nontoxic transporter of ammonia in blood circulation. The greatest consumer of L-glutamine in the human body is the

Read more