Food allergies are on the rise affecting up to 6 million children in the U.S and continues to rise.Read More »
Alliance Integrative Medicine BLOG
“A study published in 2003 showed that 84% of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) sufferers have SIBO.”
SIBO, or Small Intestinal Bowel Overgrowth, is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the lining of the small intestine resulting in a “leaky gut”. When our gut is working normally, as we digest food the bacteria gets transported along to our large intestine to be eliminated. If this system is disrupted and bacteria is leftover in the small intestine, we may begin to see these signs.Read More »
5 Steps to Stay Healthy All Winter Long This list of natural remedies keeps our staff and families healthy throughout cold and flu season. 1. Avoid simple sugars as much as possible.This includes all desserts, pastries, and sweet treats but also refined grain products like pasta and bread. When your body eats certain grains it … ContinuedRead More »
Get well and stay well this fall with these top 5 tips from our wellness team.
1.Slow down. Often we are in such a rush during fall with kids going back to school and work ramping up that the lazy days of summer are a distant memory. Carry that summer spirit into fall by simply slowing down. Go for a leisurely 20 minute walk during your lunch hour without your phone. Combat adrenal fatigue (elevated cortisol) this season with MBSR – Mindful Based Stress Reduction. This incredible 8-week course with Dr. Richard Sears will teach you tools to combat your stress, anxiety, and depression on a daily basis contributing to your overall wellness. The next course starts Monday, Sept.15th. For more information, contact our office. ~ Dr. Liz Woolford, Integrative Medicine Physician & ProlotherapistRead More »