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WHAT REALLY CAUSES STOMACH PROBLEMS?

WHAT REALLY CAUSES STOMACH PROBLEMS?

Too Much Acid or Too Little? Stomach complaints number among the most frequent in our society and can be debilitating. Unfortunately for the unaware public, the diagnosis given and the treatments of choice are often exactly the wrong ones. The GI system is a...
WHAT REALLY CAUSES ULCERS!

WHAT REALLY CAUSES ULCERS!

Do you suffer from: acid reflux (Gastro-esophageal reflux or GERD), “over-acid” stomach, ulcer or gastritis? If so, take the test below and see how you score. Do your fingernails chip or break easily?                                                       0 1 2 3 Do...
UNDERSTANDING DIGESTION-PART 2

UNDERSTANDING DIGESTION-PART 2

Disorders of the Stomach Stomach complaints number among the most frequent in our society and can be debilitating. Unfortunately for the unaware public, the diagnosis given and the treatments of choice are often exactly the wrong ones. The GI system is a “Top-Down”...
Understanding Your Digestive System- Part 1

Understanding Your Digestive System- Part 1

The gastro-intestinal (GI) system extends from the brain to the rectum; it is one that is critical to health, but poorly appreciated. It communicates with the outside environment, and actually has its own brain! The surface of the intestines, which is greater than...
“The Importance of Bone Health, Structure and Function”

“The Importance of Bone Health, Structure and Function”

In 2000, an estimated 9 million new osteoporotic fractures occurred. Of these fractures, 1.4 million were vertebral and 1.6 million involved the hip. At least one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 will suffer a hip fracture caused by weakened bone....
OSTEOPENIA & OSTOEPOROSIS

OSTEOPENIA & OSTOEPOROSIS

Osteopenia is defined as a condition of decreased bone density caused by greater bone loss (resorption) than bone creation. This is considered a milder form of bone loss that does not meet the criteria of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease in which bone is lost...