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Can Overeating cause Diarrhea? Answered By a Gastroenterologist!

g, vomiting, and heartburn, and yes overeating can lead to diarrhea. Excess food can overwhelm digestive enzymes, irritate the intestinal lining, and accelerate the passage of undigested food. Eating the right healthy organic foods in portions to satisfy nutritional needs and curb a healthy appetite is the ideal goal. Understanding Overeating Most people eat to […]

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Travel Constipation: Navigating Digestive Challenges on the Road

Why Does Traveling Cause Constipation? Travel can disrupt your digestive system through dehydration leading to harder stools, dietary changes eating less fiber,  stress disrupting your mind – gut connection, lack of movement and exercise while traveling, and changes in the microbiome with different local bacteria.   Dehydration: A Common Culprit Dehydration is a major driver […]

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Unveiling the Best Yogurt for Probiotics and Gut Health: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding Probiotic Yogurt and Benefits Probiotic yogurt is simply yogurt that contains live beneficial bacteria, which can help maintain the health of your gut microbiome. These probiotics offer various benefits, including improved digestion, enhanced nutrient absorption, and support for your immune system. Stress is a major problem we all face and if excessive, high cortisol […]

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KPV for Yeast, Autoimmune Inflammation, and Accelerated Healing

Introduction Many people took a questionnaire that we made available in our blog “Fatigue, muscle aches, forgetful? Candida Overgrowth and a Helpful Diet.” If the scores were consistent with probable or likely overgrowth, an anti-candida diet was recommended.  The diet is difficult because avoiding simple carbohydrates and sugar is not easy. The problem with candida […]

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Supplements: Micronutrients and Mitochondria

Hi, it's Dr. Jeffrey Mark here.  Many of you have followed this series on essential supplements that we all need. I have recommended supplements as an important part of all our programs involving anti-aging, functional, and regenerative medicine.  We’ve recently discussed how the soil no longer provides abundant nutrients, how we are feeding our livestock […]

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Why Colonoscopy over Cologuard

Hi, it's Dr. Jeffrey Mark. I've had a lot of questions recently regarding colorectal cancer screening, and people have asked about colonoscopy versus fecal immuno testing fecal DNA tests, or cologuard tests. Let me tell you a little bit about the differences, and why we still follow the general guidelines for colonoscopy. Colonoscopy is still […]

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Get Back to Better Living with Functional Medicine

Your lifestyle or the environment you live in, as well as your genetic predisposition to health issues or disease, can all impact your health from multiple angles. Causes of illness or disease can often be traced back to lifestyle or environmental problems. Addressing these instead of merely treating symptoms can help rebalance your overall health […]

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Optimizing the Brain: My Top Three Favorite Nootropic Peptides

Hi, it’s Dr. Jeffrey Mark. Today I’d like to talk about 3 of my favorite peptides to improve brain health and processing power. These peptides are called nootropics. Please see my previous blogs on peptides and nootropics for a general overview. In a nutshell, nootropic peptides are the highly functional parts of proteins used to communicate to […]

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Anger Management Therapy For Dementia Patients: What You Need To Know

Dementia is a complex condition that affects not only memory and cognitive function but also emotions and behavior. One of the challenging behavioral changes that can arise in dementia patients is increased anger and aggression. Anger management therapy is an essential component of dementia care, offering strategies to both patients and their caregivers to navigate […]

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