57 results for Gut Health

  • Eastern Medicine For Gut Health

    The Foundation of Gut Health: Eastern Medicine’s Comprehensive Herbal Formula Recommendations

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    Gut health is the cornerstone of overall well-being, and both Western and Eastern Medicine recognizes its profound impact on the entire body. The gut, often referred to as the “second brain” or “Dan Tian” in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), is believed to be the core of optimal physical, mental, and emotional health. In this blog, we will explore the concept of gut health through the lens of Eastern Medicine, delving into the impact of gut health on various imbalances that can present as gut issues. We will provide detailed herbal formula recommendations that an Eastern Medicine practitioner may suggest for each specific gut-related concern.

  • Gut Health Formulas

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  • Eastern and Western Medicine Approaches to Gut Issues

    Gut Health Showdown: East Versus West on 3 Common Gut Problems

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    Is your stomach not feeling quite right? Gut problems are notoriously tricky. Often, they can be tough to diagnose, hard to treat, and just plain uncomfortable to have.

    But there’s always more than one way to approach a problem. That’s why we decided to compare Eastern medicine and western medicine when it comes to 3 common gut health issues: acid reflux, constipation, and IBS. Whether you’re coming from an Eastern perspective or a western perspective, this list just might help you find some relief.

  • Gut Health In TCM

    TCM & Gut Health

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    It has long been believed by Eastern medicine that there is a real connection between the gut and the rest of the body’s organs, but recent research suggests that certain bacteria found in the gut can affect one’s mental state, leading to mood, cognition and behavioral issues as well. What Traditional Chinese Medicine has known for millennia; Western medicine is just getting on board with.

  • Oral Health In TCM

    Oral Health 101: The Eastern Medicine Take

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    Typically, topical remedies can be used alongside herbal remedies in a Chinese medicine treatment plan. In fact, you can make your own at home! Let’s look at topical TCM and how to make your own concoctions.

  • Herbal Remedies For Gut Issues

    Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Nagging Gut Issues

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    Are your gut issues a fact of life? Or is something more going on? Most people have accepted or gotten used to living with gut issues like bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. Eastern medicine views these symptoms as signs of underlying imbalances that impact more than digestion. While you may feel these nagging gut issues are just a normal part of life, they may be your body’s way of communicating a greater problem.

  • Leaky Gut In Eastern Medicine

    Leaky Gut Syndrome: What It Is And How To Treat It With Eastern Medicine

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    Whether you’re suffering from occasional stomach pain or diarrhea, your digestive woes may be caused from something called leaky gut syndrome (LGS). Basically, it’s like the scapegoat of intestinal problems and western medical practitioners don’t know much about it. That said, more and more research is coming out about it. Apparently, leaky gut syndrome can be an early warning of autoimmune diseases and type I diabetes, and it may even cause mental health issues like anxiety and depression. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re SOL if your gut is giving you problems, though. Fortunately there are some tips & tricks from Eastern medicine that can help get you back on track.

  • The Gut Skin Connection in Eastern Medicine

    Your Gut & The Beauty Standard: The Link Between Your Gut & Your Skin

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    Usually when we try to make ourselves more beautiful–whatever that means to you–it has to do with the “outside” of yourself. Putting on a face mask, applying SPF every day, or using a Vitamin C serum are all external things you do to make yourself more beautiful and healthy-looking. But what if we told you that real beauty came from the inside? That’s right, your gut can help you get that “glow from within” look that everybody’s dying for. Here’s the 411.

  • The Gut And Eastern Medicine

    Why Your Gut Impacts WAY More Than You Think

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    In the West, it’s a common practice to treat all your symptoms and ailments with prescription and over-the-counter drugs. That’s all well and good, but now, health communities and medical experts are shifting their focus to gut health. Why? Because experts are discovering more and more just how closely your gastrointestinal (GI) tract — or “gut” — is tied to your overall health.

  • Fermented Foods

    Healthy Fermented Foods: Which To Eat & Why

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    Curious about fermented foods, but not exactly sure what to eat or why you should? Fermented foods and beverages, from sauerkraut to your favorite kombucha, carry numerous health benefits — and they’re tasty to boot. 

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