Upper gut

Bile Reflux, Weak Pyloric Sphincter, and How to Improve Fat Digestion

Bile Reflux, Weak Pyloric Sphincter, and How to Improve Fat Digestion

Fat digestion and assimilation is important for overall health. Many of my clients with upper gut dysbiosis are having issues digesting fat, causing bile reflux and pyloric sphincter insufficiency. Ketogenic diets that are high in fat are a recent fad and many people are discovering that no

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Troubled Breathing (Dyspnea) Linked to Upper Gut Issues and Reflux

Troubled Breathing (Dyspnea) Linked to Upper Gut Issues and Reflux

Upper gut digestive issues as the cause of shortness of breath are widespread and overlooked. Many people go to their doctors complaining of breathing issues and are told their lungs are healthy. Your lungs sound clear, your oxygen saturation is healthy, and your lungs appear normal on

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Biofilm: Why It Might Be Hard to Resolve Dysbiosis and How to Reduce It

Biofilm: Why It Might Be Hard to Resolve Dysbiosis and How to Reduce It

Biofilm is any group of microorganisms that stick together in a large colony on a surface. Bacteria, for example, adhere themselves to a surface, and other bacteria using tiny hair-like appendages called pili. They also form polysaccharide matrices to enclose the bacterial colonies to protect themselves further.

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Upper Gut Dysbiosis, Anxiety, Brain Fog, Fatigue, Is Ammonia the Cause?

Upper Gut Dysbiosis, Anxiety, Brain Fog, Fatigue, Is Ammonia the Cause?

When someone is suffering from dysbiosis, imbalances within the body can readily occur and make people ill. Upper gut dysbiosis is becoming more well-known and is separate from SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) and colonic overgrowth. With new research, we get great insight on previously unknown health

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Resolution of Upper Gut (H. pylori) Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers

Resolution of Upper Gut (H. pylori) Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers

GERD Protocol 2: Reduction of H. pylori More updated information about H. pylori! Upper Gut Protocols: Resolution of Upper Gut Dysbiosis / Repairing Ulcers Upper Gut Dysbiosis SIBO information and diagnosis has been a strong topic of contention in the natural health blogosphere for years. Many of

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Your Gallbladder Needs More Love and How to Give It – Part 1

Your Gallbladder Needs More Love and How to Give It  - Part 1

Your gallbladder is a tiny digestive organ that is very important to your digestive health. If you are on a ketogenic diet, optimal gallbladder function is important in the digestion of the ample fat in your diet. There are a lot more organs associated with your digestion

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