Common Causes of Constipation

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Constipation can be a factor of many things. But throughout my years of coaching clients, I have found 6 major contributors to chronic or acute constipation. Changes in fiber effects Constipation Changes in our diet usually lead to a disruption in our GI system. Just think about the time you switched your dog’s food over. You gradually changed it over …

Acne Root Cause #2: Gut Dysbiosis

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Our skin microbiome is an extension to our gut microbiome and maintaining the proper balance is crucial for its function and appearance. # Even if you don’t have a lick of digestive woes (like bloating, intolerances, constipation, etc), you likely have an imbalance of gut bacteria if you are chronically dealing with skin problems such as acne or eczema. # …

Acne Root Cause #1: Inflammation

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Remember that skin can be inflamed from the outside as well as the inside. # Externally, skin can be triggered by UV light or allergens in soaps and cosmetics which cause the skin cells to produce cytokines and chemokines (inflammatory hormones that bind to certain cell receptors and then trigger more inflammatory hormones leading to increased blood flow and immune …

Have a Leaky Gut?

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Our gut is more than just a garbage disposal for our food – it is involved with immunity, mental health, detoxification, & hormone balance. # When the lining of our gut is impaired from inflammatory conditions we put it under (stress, chemical additives, inflammatory foods, alcohol, etc) then shit hits the fan. # More specifically, the junction points between the …