Archive | Digestive Heath Testing

SIBO Testing & Other Essential Lab Testing

SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) is a condition in which abnormally large numbers of bacteria – the types that are normally found in the large intestine – are present in the small intestine. When not functioning properly, the migrating motor complex (MMC) fails to effectively sweep intestinal contents into the colon during periods of fasting. […]

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gastrointentinal health

Gastrointestinal Health

Gastrointestinal health is connected to all systems in the digestive tract working in unison providing for proper digestion, assimilation, nutrient absorption, and toxin elimination. Unfortunately, this is a rare occurrence for millions of people in the United States and around the world. In fact, it would be difficult to find someone who hasn’t experienced some […]

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Constipation Problems

Constipation Problems

Constipation is most commonly defined as having less than 3 bowels movement per week. It normally is associated with difficulty passing stool and hard stools overall. There is pain while trying to pass stools, or a complete inability to have a bowel movement even after straining to do so. There are many causes for constipation, […]

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Colon Health Problems

Colon Health Problems

Colon health problems are a common issue, particularly as people age. The colon is the last part of the intestinal tract and makes up the ascending colon (which begins near the appendix), the transverse colon (which begins near the liver and changes direction near the spleen), the descending colon (which begins near the spleen and […]

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