Digestive health coaching

How to test your bacteria at home

When it comes to IBS, testing is extremely valuable because it helps people narrow down the root cause of their digestive imbalance. Without testing, it’s easy to spend years in the often fruitless process of trial and error. In my […]

Flu and cold recovery without drugs

I’ve worked hard on my immune system, and I rarely get sick. However, the week before Christmas I got hit with the flu: temperature, body aches, chills, trouble sleeping, etc. It’s been well over a decade since my last flu. […]

Easy stress reducing detox tips

Winter weather and the stress of the holidays can do a number on the immune system, the liver and the nervous system, which greatly affects digestive function. After the holiday whirlwind of eating, shopping, traveling, drinking, socializing and hosting, most […]

How to fix anxiety

Anxiety and IBS go hand in hand. Getting sick sends anxiety through the roof. So addressing anxiety will speed up gut and adrenal healing. Healing anxiety is tricky, but I’ve been working on lowering my anxiety for years and have […]

Anxiety and IBS

Anxiety is a big problem among IBS sufferers. Before IBS there was likely a proclivity towards anxiety but after IBS anxiety levels seem to go through the roof. The cause of anxiety is often both physical as well as psychological.  […]

Home tests for IBS

We all do it. When mysterious health symptom hit we jump online and start googling our symptoms. The Internet has been a blessing for health education and empowerment. But it can also be trouble. I’ve heard it referred to as […]

The right tests for IBS

In my last blog post I wrote about how adrenal fatigue can wreak havoc on the gut, leading to infections, inflammation, and IBS. I also wrote about my personal experience with adrenal fatigue. This week I want to elaborate on […]

Why you should care about adrenal fatigue

I’ve seen an interesting pattern emerge in many of my clients. Many of them had a period of prolonged stress or a traumatic life event happen sometime before their IBS symptoms started. We know that stress can effect the gut […]

How to speed up your recovery

In my experience of coaching people with IBS I’ve noticed a common thread that determines how fast someone heals. It has to do with their belief system around the healing process and trust in their body. Some people call this […]