Category Archives: Gut Health

Healing your child with ADD/ADHD

ADHD is currently the most common neurological disorder affecting children all over the world.  Children with Attention Deficit Disorder(ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) suffer from chronic periods of impulsiveness and in attention. They struggle to remain focused on the task at hand in school or at home. However, the attention span can increase dramatically […]

Could your health be affected by leaky gut? Part- 2 How can you test and fix it?

  Identifying the presence of a leaky gut can be life changing to many people as it could be the root cause of most health symptoms. To help you identify if this is an issue, I have sorted out a few clues that point to having a leaky gut. 5 Clues that you have a […]

Could your health be affected by Leaky Gut?- Part 1

Leaky gut is commonly mentioned today in articles and blogs. You probably have wondered if you really have leaks or holes in your gut!  Yes. This can happen. Let’s get into the depth of it and see what the heck really leaky gut is. It is otherwise called intestinal permeability which is one of the […]

Does your Thyroid need help? The interplay of hormones… From a Naturopathic doctor’s perspective.

”What is your approach to thyroid disorders as a Naturopathic doctor?”- A question that I get from patients and conventional medical doctors. Thyroid is influenced by multitude of factors ranging from simple lifestyle attributes, dietary choices, genetic mutations, mental emotional dispositions and life circumstances, chronic illness, gut disturbances etc. These factors can be assessed based […]

Heartburn/GERD- What everyone needs to know about it?

We often hear several ads on Antacids to help with heart burn or GERD. You probably have someone in the family with heartburn who is probably on some form of acid lowering medications. How are these meds supposed to decrease the heartburn? They tend to lower the levels of stomach acid either by neutralizing the […]