3 Ways Gallbladder Issues are making you bloated, tired and toxic

2020-08-26T14:49:11-07:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Unless you’ve had an acute gallbladder attack, you’ve probably never given much thought to your gallbladder. Yet the gallbladder plays a critical role in digestion, energy production, blood sugar balance, weight management, immune system, hormone health. And suboptimal gallbladder function is one of the most common chronic issues we see coming from our modern [...]

3 Ways to Reduce Stress & Anxiety Through Gut Health

2020-06-22T17:35:58-07:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Do you feel stressed and anxious even when there’s no obvious reason? Your mind races with constant thoughts of “what should have happened” and “what needs to happen next” and you feel restless and stressed. It’s difficult to be fully present with your children, spouse, family and friends, and instead you’re feeling easily irritated [...]

IBS 101: Building a Strong Gut

2020-05-30T00:13:16-07:00By |Dr Carin, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Good health starts with great gut health. I don’t remember when I started to have stomach aches every day. My digestive symptoms started gradually and then became daily, and then turned into seasonal allergies and later into “allergies” all-year-round. Only later did I realize that what I was eating (and how I was eating) was [...]

Dr. Carin – Lighter & Brighter: Spring Cleaning for the Body

2022-03-24T19:23:18-07:00By |Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

With the many of us around the world in self isolation and with the economy reduced to only essential services, we’re seeing improvements in air quality globally. Nature is getting the opportunity to detoxify and recover.  This may be the perfect chance for us to do the same. The cleaner environment, the spring season [...]

4 Part Series: Balancing the Brain & Nervous System with the Brio Living Philosophy

2020-08-04T20:19:53-07:00By |Balancing the Brain & Nervous System with the Brio Living Philosophy, Dr Jeff, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Part 1: Weeding Phase Supporting both Mental Health & Immunity Simultaneously Three Questions about supporting Mental Health & Immune System I want you to start thinking about are: What are my current emotions during this Pandemic? (Assessment) Do I understand WHY I’m feeling these emotions? (Processing) What can I do today to feel better? [...]

Stomach Acid and Your Immune System

2020-06-17T13:44:24-07:00By |Dr Neetu, Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Stomach acid inhibiting medications are one of the most commonly prescribed medications that I see. When I see a patient, they have generally been on these medications for years. In short, a large percentage of patients coming through our doors have been prescribed these medications. What do I think of this? I think for [...]

Home Cooking with Dr. Carin – Easy Japanese Pickles to up your Gut Game

2020-05-11T20:53:00-07:00By |Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Pickles are a part of many traditional meals and it makes sense why. Pickled foods are a great way to boost flavor, texture, digestibility and nutrient content in a meal Concept of Five Satisfying our appetites involve more than the volume of food we eat. In Japanese cooking the concept of fives applies to everything [...]

Dr. Carin – Tips for Gut Health During Stress and Quarantine

2020-05-11T20:53:00-07:00By |Health, Health Tips, Wellness|

Navigating life through a pandemic is like sailing our boat through rough seas, it’s uncomfortable and disorienting. Although we can’t control the stormy weather, we can work on strengthening ourselves. Reinforcing the gut’s day and night rhythm improves gut function while bitter foods help us get more out of the foods we eat. A [...]

The Vagus Nerve: Find Out It’s Link of Emotions to Symptoms

2019-11-18T03:04:11-07:00By |Health, Health Tips|

In the recent years, the concept of the Gut being our second brain has become more accepted as mainstream thinking.  This is a fundamental teaching of Naturopathic Physicians, which is why many treatments for a variety of symptoms, will include treatment of the digestive tract.  As a fetus is developing in utero, the development of [...]


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