Upper gut

Endotoxin Reflux, A Cause of Leaky Esophagus and Cancer

Endotoxin Reflux, A Cause of Leaky Esophagus and Cancer

Everyone in the digestive health sphere writes about leaky gut, myself included. I am guilty myself of fixating on the health and microbiome of the lower abdomen, most people that contact me suffer from either general dysbiosis and SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth). Many people, however, are

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Endotoxin: Part 3 – Gallstones and Heart Disease Is There a Link?

Endotoxin: Part 3 - Gallstones and Heart Disease Is There a Link?

Since the 1960’s scientists saw a possible correlation between the development of gallstones and heart disease. Most people thought that it was just the risk factors associated with developing gallstones was the cause, not the issues with digestion. Obesity and diabetes are two risk factors for having

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Gastrin – Important Hormone for Stomach Health and Preventing Reflux

Gastrin - Important Hormone for Stomach Health and Preventing Reflux

Many of the chemicals on that list are neurotransmitters that are not at all surprising. There is currently plenty of exciting research going on trying to link the brain and gut together. This blog article will focus on gastrin and how it relates to our digestion. All

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Bismuth: When Should It Be Used to Improve Your Digestive Health?

Bismuth: When Should It Be Used to Improve Your Digestive Health?

Here at Fix Your Gut we may seem harsh on most medications that are recommended for digestion. Our opinionated views on medications may be true, but we are equally harsh on supplements that we feel may cause issues with their use as well. However, there are some

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Can Poor Digestion Cause Panic Disorder? Part 1: CCK

Can Poor Digestion Cause Panic Disorder? Part 1: CCK

Many of the chemicals on that list are neurotransmitters that are not at all surprising. There is currently plenty of exciting research going on trying to link the brain and gut together. This blog article will focus on CCK(cholecystokinin) and how it relates to our digestion. Your

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Strengthen Your LES (GERD) and Restore Digestive Enzyme Production

Strengthen Your LES (GERD) and Restore Digestive Enzyme Production

Strengthen that LES to Protect Against GERD! The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is a sphincter that connects the top of the stomach with the bottom of the esophagus. The LES first relaxes to allow food to enter the stomach. The LES then closes tightly after food enters

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