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The Holtorf Medical Group Blog is designed to share timely information on topics that our patients and friends want to hear about. Every month a new topic is discussed and they are archived so that you go back and read them over again. The Holtorf Medical Group Blog prides itself on providing pertinent information that will help all patients find information that they are looking for.

symptoms of candida

10 Symptoms of Candida You Probably Don’t Know

Individually, these symptoms may not cause much alarm. However, as a whole, they can significantly disrupt everyday life and impede individual wellness. Protecting against such dysfunction requires early recognition of candida facilitated by greater awareness of its symptoms. What is …

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Do You Have a Yeast Overgrowth? Signs and Symptoms of Candida

Do You Have a Yeast Overgrowth? Signs and Symptoms of Candida

Originally Posted April 2018Updated April 2019 One form of yeast infection that many overlook is candida albicans overgrowth, commonly referred to as simply candida. It is a relatively common condition with multiple causes that can induce a wide array of …

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The Best Diets for IBS

The Best Diets for IBS

Studies suggest that following an appropriate IBS diet may be able to provide significant relief. Implementing an effective IBS diet requires a strong understanding of IBS as well as the benefits and drawbacks of various dietary approaches. What is IBS? …

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What is IBS and How is it Treated?

What is IBS and How is it Treated?

Familiarizing yourself with this prevalent and frustrating condition, as well as being acquainted with effective methods for treating it may help alleviate the chronic issues and symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome. What Is IBS? IBS is often conflated or …

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What to Eat (and Avoid) When You Have Leaky Gut - Leaky Gut Diet

What to Eat (and Avoid) When You Have Leaky Gut

Leaky gut syndrome, also known as intestinal hyperpermeability, is an increasingly common condition that can lead to severe dysfunction throughout the body. Although, there are many factors involved in the development and continuation of leaky gut, diet is perhaps one …

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Medications That Can Cause Leaky Gut Syndrome

6 Medications That Can Cause Leaky Gut Syndrome

This chronic condition is associated with widespread bodily dysfunction, increased occurrence of serious health conditions, and elevated risk of autoimmune disease. To protect the gut and by extension your overall wellness, it is important to have an understanding of leaky …

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Can Leaky Gut Syndrome Cause Autoimmune Disease?

Can Leaky Gut Syndrome Cause Autoimmune Disease?

Studies indicate that leaky gut syndrome is associated with a wide range of autoimmune conditions and some experts go as far to say that some degree of leaky gut is a necessary precondition of all autoimmune dysfunction. Recognizing and appreciating …

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7 Signs You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome and What You Can Do About It

7 Signs You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome and What You Can Do About It

If left unnoticed or untreated, leaky gut syndrome can cascade into a number of serious health issues. Therefore, being familiar with leaky gut and knowing how to recognize it is an important part of individual wellness. What Is Leaky Gut …

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What is Leaky Gut Syndrome and What Can I Do About It?

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome and What Can I Do About It?

Originally Published April 2018Updated March 2019 Keeping the gut healthy is important. Doing so requires being well-informed of potential dangers and conditions. Leaky gut syndrome, sometimes described as severe intestinal permeability, is a chronic gut condition that can negatively impact …

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Can Stress Cause SIBO?

Can Stress Lead to SIBO?

One way in which stress may impact wellness is by promoting the development of a condition called small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO. What is SIBO? In healthy systems, most of the bacteria in the body is found in the …

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