Gut Health


A man looking unwell due to a new food intolerance after he has had gastroenteritis, a stomach infection. He is looking at a sandwich looking ill

A Common Stomach Problem Causes New Food Intolerances

Food intolerances are common. Over 20% of people have unwanted symptoms after eating.  Problems such as bloating, heartburn, cramping, or other digestive complaints are frequently labeled “ a sensitive stomach” or written off as normal. For people with IBS, these symptoms are typical, but…

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Low histamine diet, low histamine foods squash in a bowl

The Low Histamine Diet: What Is It And Does It Work?

The Low Histamine Diet What Foods Can You Eat? Does It Help? The low histamine diet is gaining attention. It is being used to treat problems such as rashes, headaches, bloating, or other symptoms occurring after eating foods containing histamine. Most recently it is…

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TMJ Headache : Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

By Amy Burkhart MD, RD How is the temporomandibular joint, TMJ for short, associated with headaches? The connection is strong, and stress is contributing. Let’s cover what the TMJ is, its relationship to headaches, provide samples of TMJ exercises, and how to find TMJ…

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Osteopathic Medicine: What Is A D.O. ?

By Amy Burkhart MD, RD What Is Osteopathic Medicine? Is It Legitimate? And what Is a D.O.?   What is osteopathic medicine,? What is a DO? Are these types of doctors “legitimate” health care providers? Osteopathic medicine is a branch of modern medicine and…

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