Leaky gut results in systemic damage that influences multiple systems in your body.
Because of this damage you may experience symptoms ranging from depression to chronic constipation and much more.
The key to diagnosing leaky gut is understanding exactly how your gut interacts with hormone systems and neurotransmitters in your body.
Then you can understand how to treat the problem.
Let's discuss the most common leaky gut symptoms and how to treat them: Continue reading
Can taking probiotics really help lower cholesterol and help with weight loss?
Several key studies do indeed confirm that these benefits are real and may be obtainable with daily probiotic use.
In addition to these general benefits probiotics also offer key improvements specifically to men...
The most interesting of which is the potential to retain youthful testosterone levels with daily use.
In order to get these benefits you must be using the right strains and species of probiotics which will be discussed in depth here.
Learn more about how to safely and effectively use probiotics for men in this post: Continue reading
Taking probiotics daily may be one of the best things you can do for your body.
While probiotics can help both men and women, they have some particularly useful benefits to women.
Certain strains of probiotics (especially lactobacilli and bifidobacteria) can help women treat and prevent urinary tract infections, yeast infections and even help with your weight and your mood.
To get these benefits you need to be using the right type of probiotics, which is exactly what we are going to be discussing in this detailed guide:Continue reading
Did you know that not eating enough calories may be limiting your ability to lose weight?
Caloric restriction causes a cascade of hormone imbalances that lead to a condition known as weight loss resistance.
Contrary to conventional wisdom you must eat ENOUGH calories if you want to lose weight.
Luckily, there are several signs and symptoms to help you figure out if you are indeed eating enough calories.
Use this symptoms guide to help you determine if you should be eating more calories and what to do if you aren't: Continue reading
We know that probiotics can do many amazing things ranging from helping with weight loss to treating acne and more.
But do all of these benefits come without a cost?
It turns out that some people may be sensitive to certain probiotic species and may react negatively if they are used improperly.
You can prevent these side effects by taking certain steps which I've outlined in this guide.
Taking these steps will allow you to take full advantage of all of the positive probiotic side effects while avoiding all of the negative ones.
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Are bad bugs in your gut making weight loss impossible?
It turns out that the type of bacteria in your GI tract have a strong influence on both your weight and your ability to lose weight.
This means that putting in the "right" type of bugs in your gut can actually help with weight loss.
But how do you do this?
By using ultra potent, targeted and specific probiotics.
This isn't just opinion either, studies have shown that certain species found within specific probiotics promote weight loss through multiple mechanisms which we will discuss in this article.
You have to use the right type of probiotics and at the right dose.
Let's talk about how probiotics help with weight loss, but more important, which ones to use:Continue reading
Supporting thyroid function may be one of the most important and rewarding things you choose to do.
Because your thyroid controls multiple systems that all interact to create your subjective sense of energy and well being.
These systems also control your metabolism, weight and energy levels.
You can improve these systems by using the right type and dose of thyroid support supplements and by using a simple but effective 3 step approach.
Let's discuss this 3 step system and why it's so important:Continue reading
By now you probably know that taking a probiotic can seriously improve your overall health.
Probiotics benefits range from helping you with weight loss, to lowering your cholesterol and even helping manage your appetite.
But can you get all of these benefits with any old probiotic?
In fact, in order to tap into these benefits you need to be using the best probiotic for your body.
Finding that probiotic isn't as tricky as it might seem which is what we are going to discuss in this guide: Continue reading
Probiotics are a necessary part of treating SIBO.
Using the right probiotics can dramatically improve symptoms (if used correctly), or potentially make some of your symptoms worse.
Certain probiotics are better for SIBO than others, and you need to make sure you use the right ones.
The type, dose and species of probiotic that you use in the beginning of your treatment should be different than what you use toward the end and throughout your treatment.
Read this article to determine which probiotics you should be taking, but more importantly which probiotics you should be avoiding:Continue reading
Are you suffering from high DHEA-s?
If so maybe you are experiencing symptoms such as fatigue, weight gain or signs of hirsutism.
All of these symptoms and more may be caused by high levels of DHEA, but the question is what causes high DHEA to begin with?
Once you understand WHY your DHEA levels are high then you can begin to talk about how to lower them and treat the problem.
This guide will walk you through the primary causes of high DHEA levels and, more importantly, what to do about it: Continue reading