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Lifestyle-Based Medicine

The human body has an extraordinary ability to maintain its own health when provided with the right amounts of what it needs to be healthy and avoid or remove those things that aren’t healthy. Lifestyle medicine works to understand the …

10 Ways Your State of Mind Affects Your Immune System

Scientists once believed that the mind and the body were separate, that one didn’t influence the other. Today we know that isn’t the case. Your stress levels and general mental state can have profound effects on the efficacy of your immune system.

What Causes of an Unhealthy Gut?

There are many causes, and it’s likely that researchers will find more in the next few years. Fortunately, the causes of an unhealthy gut can be largely eliminated by making wise decisions about what you eat.

Why I Heal the Gut First

The gastrointestinal or GI tract is designed to break down and absorb huge amounts of nutrients in a short period of time. In order to do this, the GI tract has a lot of folds creating a surface area about the size of a tennis court, however it is only one cell-layer thin.