How To Naturally Increase Low Stomach Acid For Optimal Digestion

Stomach acid, which primarily consists of hydrochloric acid (HCL) and digestive enzymes, is your GI tract’s first crack at breaking down food, assimilating nutrition, and protecting your body from harmful bacteria and pathogens. For many people, however, this step in digestion is problematic.  Cases of acid reflux and GERD are soaring, with those suffering looking …

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Candida’s Connection to Anxiety and Depression

Candida’s Connection to Anxiety and Depression

While millions of people suffer from Candida overgrowth, the cognitive distress it causes is seldom addressed. Candida is a type of fungus found in the mouth, digestive tract, and vagina. Recent discoveries into the etiology of Candida present in the gut have found that it may be linked with increased instances of mood disorders like …

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MegaSporeBiotic Review- This Is The Best Probiotic

If you’re interested in cognitive enhancement, boosting your gut health should be your number one priority. One of the top ways to boost gut health is by increasing microbial diversity with a high-quality probiotic. Unfortunately, most of the $50 Billion probiotic industry is overhyped with dietary supplements that don’t even survive your stomach acid to …

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Nature Nootropics with Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS (Ep 18)

In this episode, I speak with Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS all about his work as a holistic, functional practitioner and the importance of having a strong connection to nature. Bryan has a cool podcast called “Summit For Wellness” and is a big outdoor enthusiast. Connecting with nature and avoiding the toxicity of modern society …

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Leaky Brain, Leaky Gut: The Real Mind-Body Connection

The mind-body connection is real. This once-fringe concept is now being exposed by scientists researching the gut and its direct connection to the brain. Many experts still consider this research to be in its infancy, However, one conclusion seems to be clear.. what happens in the brain directly reflects what is happening in the body. …

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What Is The Role Of BDNF (Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor) In The Brain?

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) is a protein in the human brain that supports the growth and maintenance of neurons. It is considered a neurotrophin, capable of generating new brain cells through a process known as neurogenesis. It is a critical factor for optimizing memory, learning, and overall cognition. Without BDNF, your brain would not be …

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Optimize Your Family’s Mental Health with Dr. Lesley Sanders (Ep 10)

This episode is all about integrative psychology with Dr. Lesley Sanders. We discuss how her use of an integrative approach to psychotherapy greatly increases her success with patients. Dr. Lesley K Sanders is a licensed clinical psychologist, providing clinical services with an integrative medicine approach in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. Dr. Sanders obtained her …

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How Your Gut Health Affects Your Mental Health

There is an emerging field of nutritional mental health that looks at holistic factors when treating cognitive disorders. Mental health is not merely a question of what happens inside your head. It’s difficult to fully separate what occurs in your brain, and what occurs in the rest of your body. In particular, new research is …

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