Lyme disease is an infection transmitted by a bite from an arthropod (insect or spider) vector, such as a deer tick. Lyme disease isn’t classically associated with gastrointestinal symptoms, at least not in the early stages of infection. However, a growing number of individuals with Lyme disease report gastrointestinal symptoms, including abdominal pain, bloating, gut […]
Shortly after publishing my most recent blog post, “Why I am Using Sunlight to Heal from Mold Illness,” I started to get a lot of questions asking about the other components of my protocol I am using to heal from mold illness. Many people have specifically shown interest in the gut-healing strategies I am using, since mold illness can have a significant impact on gut health. In this post, I’ve outlined the primary strategies I am using to heal my gut while recovering from mold illness.
The struggle to resist cravings for unhealthy foods is a part of daily life for countless people. Many people have been led to believe that if they just wrangle a little more self-control, they can overcome their food cravings. However, contrary to popular belief, food cravings may not be a primarily brain-based phenomenon that can be overcome by willpower and motivation; in fact, food cravings may originate in an entirely different place – your gut! Read on to learn about how gut bacteria influence eating behavior and food cravings, and why improving your gut health may be the key to kicking your unhealthy cravings to the curb!