Elimination Diets Turn Off GERD Symptoms

A simple blood test for food intolerances could go a long way in relieving patients of uncomfortable and potentially dangerous gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)symptoms. This study presents a unique and non-invasive testing method to identify food intolerances, which could reduce symptoms by as much as 50%, without the use of protonRead …

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MAP Bacteria in Milk and Beef May Be Associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Should your patients drink cow’s milk? Should they eat red meat? It’s a question that cannot always be answered with a categorical yes or no. This new study from the University of Central Florida, shows that a strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be an associativeRead …

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Unique Probiotic Strain May Reduce Depression in IBS Patients

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The role of probiotics for gastrointestinal conditions is well known, however a new study shows a specific strain of probiotics may also relieve symptoms of depression, according to research from McMaster University and published in the journal Gastroenterology (May 2, 2017). Researchers say this study offers further evidence of howRead …

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Combination Therapy Including Digestive Enzymes Improves Clinical Outcomes for IBS

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This Italian study, published in the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, evaluated the efficacy of a mixture of beta-glucan, inositol and digestive enzymes in improving gastrointestinal symptoms in patients affected by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Digestive Enzyme Study Patients and Methods The study was conductedRead …

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Video with Tieraona Low Dog M.D., Herbal Bitters versus Digestive Enzymes

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In this Q&A and video, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog outlines the uses and clinical protocols for herbal bitters versus digestive enzymes. Q: “When would you use an herbal bitters versus digestive enzymes?”  TLD: “It’s a good question, and one that requires some thoughtful consideration.” “Herbal bitters are herbs that primeRead …

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VIDEO: GI Botanicals for Optimal Digestive Support, by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.

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As clinicians, we always strive to give our patients the right tools to succeed in their personal health and wellness goals. To that end, a focus on gastrointestinal health is a key component of any comprehensive treatment plan. As Hippocrates said 2400 years ago, “All disease begins in the gut.”Read …

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The Elegance of the Gastrointestinal Tract, with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog

~ By Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. When a patient comes to see me presenting a myriad of different health issues, one of the first places that I take a deeper look at is gastrointestinal health. From immunity to mood and more, we’re increasingly discovering just how integral supporting this systemRead …

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Webinar: GERD Management Update with Dr. Low Dog

Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. discusses the increasing incidence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, GERD. This in-depth webinar takes a closer look at causes, symptoms, complications, and medications that are commonly used to treat the condition, with a focus on Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs). Many patients who rely on PPIs are notRead …

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Why Joe Pizzorno Says You Need to Know Alessio Fasano

  Introduction It’s not often that you hear a doctor use words like “remarkable” and “most clinically important lectures ever,” when referring to a conference lecture. Those were Joe Pizzorno’s ND words from a lecture by Alessio Fasano, MD at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) conference in Dallas, Texas

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