This is the second post in a series about migraines. Start with the first post, about hormonal triggers. Migraines from barrier dysfunction Gut barrier This review and this review show the correlation between migraines and gut diseases, such ... Read More
Paleo, Gut & Microbiome
A Paleo-inspired approach to eating is a nutrient dense, whole foods, ancestral approach. It's one of the best anti-inflammatory, hormone-balancing approaches to health. Learn more here, and also about gut health. When our gut health goes awry – from top to bottom – we notice it. Signs like belching, bloating, indigestion, pain, gas, constipation, and diarrhea are a signal that something in our gut, or gut microbiota, is not right. Gut health affects hormone and brain health....
I received great feedback on my last post The Skinny on Carbohydrate Appropriate Eating. It made me realize there is a need for more detail, and charts to download and print. Here you go… Carbohydrate counting clarification In spite of this ... Read More
Have you been told to watch your carbs? Or have you picked up this idea from friends or the media? You may not know exactly what "carbs" encompass. Here I explain what carbs (carbohydrates) are, differentiate between the types, and help you figure ... Read More
Breaking Sugar Addiction This is inspired by my patients who identify as sugar addicts, are overweight, pre-diabetic, diabetic, or insulin resistant, have high fasting blood sugar, hemoglobin A1-C, or triglycerides, or are on the polycystic ovarian ... Read More
This is the third post in a series describing Laura’s VIBRANT WOMEN Functional Medicine Program. Start with the introductory first post, or start with Phase 1. Schedule a free 15 minute consultation with Laura, in order to discuss if this program ... Read More