acne

Why are my Hormones a Mess?

Why Are My Hormones a Mess? (And how to fix them naturally) Our hormones can be a beautiful symphony, or they can be like a bull in a china shop. When our hormones are in balance, we feel comfortable in our bodies, centered, intuitive, and can express our true natures. However many women describe that for most of the month, they have hormone related symptoms, making each week a different [...]

Acne

It is commonly accepted in the Naturopathic community, that the cause of Acne is rooted in the gastro-intestinal tract. I recently found via the Auricular Assessment, that another root cause can be contributed by the Central Nervous System which affects the GI tract. In a research study by Colins and Bercik titled The relationship between intestinal microbiota and the central nervous system in normal gastrointestinal function and disease, they write: [...]

Dysbiosis: A Common Root Cause of Sub-Optimal Health

Do you have Dysbiosis (bacterial imbalance) in your Gastro-intestinal tract?Causes of bacterial imbalance:intestinal overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria, parasitic or fungal infectionintestinal mucosal permeability (leaky- gut)history of antibiotic or pharmaceutical useprotein maldigestion (or excessive intake) due to low stomach acid, or enzymesconsumption of foods not recommended for your blood type or food sensitivitiesconstipationbile duct obstructionaccelerated protein decomposition (as seen in septicaemia)Common signs and symptoms of gastrointestinal toxicity:bloating, indigestion, excessive flatulenceconstipation, diarrhea, [...]