Do You Have a Leaky Brain? How the Gut-Brain Connection Impacts Your Health

What Is The Gut-Brain Connection?

The gut-brain connection is the system within your body that facilitates a two way communication between the GI tract and the brain. The gut or GI tract has its own nervous system called the enteric nervous system (ENS) which means there is a complex signaling system from the gut to the other parts of the body.

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A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION Why Is Lab Testing So Important? At LifeWorks Integrative Health we are determined to get to the root cause of your symptoms because you deserve to live a life free of pain, suffering, and disease. This means we need to actually understand what is happening in your body. Laboratory [...]
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HOW YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM WORKS

WHAT IS THE GI TRACT?

Before we dive into the 4 Quadrants of GI Health, it is important to be on the same page with what we mean by GI tract and what a normal functioning GI tract is like.  The GI tract is short for Gastrointestinal Tract. This is essentially a closed system from the mouth to the anus that changes food into fuel for the body and protects our bodies internal environment from the outside insults of toxins and infections.

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WHAT IS IBS REALLY?

WHAT IS IBS?

IBS and IBD often get lumped into the same category and the difference is often not well understood. First of all, both are digestive disorders. IBS is Irritable Bowel Syndrome and IBD is Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Both have many of the same underlying causes and IBS can turn into IBD if not addressed.

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THE LITTLE ORGAN THAT COULD:THE GALLBLADDER

GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS: SYMPTOMS AND NATURAL SOLUTIONS

It is estimated that approximately 700,000 gallbladders are removed each year. It is now rivaling hysterectomies in the number of procedures performed each year. The surgical removal of the gallbladder is a cholecystectomy. The frequency of this surgery is up from 500,000, on average, the years prior to the laparoscopic technique being introduced in the 1990’s.

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