ibs, probiotic, gut

Documentary Review: The Gut: Our Second Brain

The Gut: Our Second Brain Background: One of the most cutting-edge topics in neurology is the Brain-Gut connection; that is, the health of the brain is associated to the health of our gastrointestinal system. This documentary-style video aims to educate about the Brain-Gut connection to a wide audience. Synopsis: The film purports the “Second Brain” …

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Book Review: Grain Brain by Dr. David Perlmutter

Book Review: Grain Brain by David Perlmutter. Background: It was published in 2013 by Dr. Perlmutter, who is a neurologist. Synopsis: Dr. Perlmutter provides a rigorous scientific review of brain metabolism, particularly of destructive effects of grain-based carbohydrates (including whole grains), but also includes fruit, alcohol (specifically beer), any gluten-containing products, and more. It is complete with …

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Why Integrative Medicine?

If you’ve ever been to a doctor’s office and were rushed, felt unheard, given a chronic diagnosis which seems insurmountable, or looking for alternative treatment options, you are not alone. Oftentimes, the journey to Integrative medicine starts with this or a similar experience. Integrative Medicine is a combination of Westernized medicine and alternative healing. At …

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