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Gut Health Related to Multiple Sclerosis

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2019 1:15:37 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in The Scoop on Poop, Autoimmune Disease, Gut Repair

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This is why I developed GOOD GUT products for people with autoimmune diseases. Chronic disease begins in your gut. Your genes and gut bacteria contribute to the creation of autoimmune conditions. Gut health is the key to your overall health.  

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You May Have Gut Parasites

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 4, 2019 10:57:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in The Scoop on Poop, Gut Repair

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The Scoop on Poop - What's Up Your Butt?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2019 1:44:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in The Scoop on Poop, Gut Repair

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Feel like you can't leave home because of fecal incontinence? Many older people have urinary incontinence, but bowel leakage has a huge impact on the quality of your life. It's embarrassing to talk about anal leakage with your family, friends and even your doctor. Thanks to new data there is a great new old first-line treatment that is even better than a pharmaceutical drug. Here's the new scoop on poop.  

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Gut Bacteria Can Save Your Baby's Life

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2019 1:13:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, The Scoop on Poop, Gut Repair

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As a practitioner and human at large I love the intestinal microbiome.  I plan on balancing it, preserving the good, better and best bacteria and undoing the detrimental medical campaigns to eliminate life-supporting bacteria. Bacteria sustains our life force.

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Vitamin C to Prevent Stroke

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 24, 2019 1:47:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Gut Repair, Healthy Living, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Have you checked your vitamin C levels today? Second Nature patients do. Vitamin C testing is covered by most insurances and we offer SpectraCell testing.

SpectraCell labs can test for vitamins and minerals within the cell.

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Alcohol, Your Liver and Your Gut Microbiota

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2019 12:49:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in The Scoop on Poop, Gut Repair, Chronic Illness and Disease

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As an intestinal microbiome devotee and professional in the field, I am constantly spreading the word about the importance of microbial diversity in the gut.

A couple of years ago, data was presented at the International Liver Congress in London that highlights how important the gut microbiota is in preventing alcoholic liver disease.

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Why Should You Test for Zonulin?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Gut Repair, Chronic Illness and Disease

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Zonulin is a protein that when it binds to its receptor it leads to a break-down of tight gap junctions in the intestines. Like a thrill-seeking outrageous underage teenager it slips past the gut bouncers at the intestinal nightclub and does a wild dance in the gut lining that tears down the body's defenses and opens all the doors to inflammation from food proteins, environmental toxins and unfriendly microbes. The gut looks like a trashed house party.
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How Celiac Disease Increases Your Risk of Heart Disease

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 10, 2019 1:24:25 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Gut Repair, Heart Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Body Health

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Celiac disease affects one in 133 Americans.

It is four times more common today and 80% of individuals with celiac go undiagnosed or wrongly diagnosed for years. Celiac and other autoimmune diseases; lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease are all linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Do you have celiac disease and don't know it?

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Can Antibiotics Cause Celiac Disease?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2019 12:18:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Autoimmune Disease, Gut Repair, Chronic Illness and Disease, Body Health

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Is there a connection? Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden think so because they found people with celiac disease were more likely to have used antibiotics in the year before their diagnosis.

Celiacs were more likely to have been prescribed multiple courses of antibiotics.

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MS is in your Gut - I.V. Ozone, Good Gut and RX Homeopathics

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 10, 2019 11:32:50 AM / by Winter Ninivaggi posted in Gut Repair

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Your health starts in your gut.

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
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