Candida Control in Two Weeks

  (Health Secrets Newsletter) Current Candida diets are unhealthy, lengthy, unwise and simply not all that effective. On the other hand, there is no reason that Candida cannot be totally controlled in a few days to two weeks for most cases. At the roots of the Candida problem are several issues, few of which are addressed…

Cause of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Revealed

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Practitioners who have been telling irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients that it’s all in their mind will have to rethink that approach. Researchers at Munich’s Technische University have located the cause of IBS and it is in the gut, not the mind. Specifically, it is the result of tiny inflammations in the mucosa…

How to Make a Grumpy Gut Happy

Hyppocrates proclaimed that all disease begins in the gut. Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine has known this for thousands of years. Over the past few years, a few pioneers of western medicine have connected most health problems to an unhealthy gastro-intestinal (GI) tract. Most of mainstream modern medicine has yet to accept recent rediscoveries of this…

Purple Pill is Purple Poison

A class of antacid medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has now been proven to be very harmful. Some common PPIs include Nexium (esomeprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) and Protonix (pantoprazole). Many of these are available over the counter with no prescription. Proton pump inhibitors are used in the management of simple heartburn, gastro-esophageal…

On the Path to Health: Your Gut Tube

  Sometimes it comes as a shocker to re-visit very old logic and find that, try as we might, we really cannot escape what our ancestors knew. Modern medicines and surgery, techniques and testing cannot find us any other way to create and maintain health than what has always been done. There, in the gut tube, still lies…

Do You Have Undiagnosed Lactose Intolerance?

  Lactose intolerance affects an estimated 30 to 50 million Americans today, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Many people may be affected by lactose intolerance without realizing it, writing off their symptoms as indigestion or food they shouldn’t have eaten. Lactose intolerance stems from the body’s inability to digest lactose,…

Your Symptoms May Call for Probiotics

The term probiotics is popping up in grocery stores, news articles, and conversation.  While it has an eerie sound that brings connotations of biotic super heroes, this term refers to tiny friendly microorganisms that provide support for the beneficial bacteria that inhabit our intestinal tracts.  Probiotics, as defined by the Farm and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, are live microorganisms which…