Tag Archives: Naturopathic Medicine

  • Constipation

    Constipation By: Dr. Hilary Chambers, ND If our bowels are functioning normally, we should be having at least one well-formed, easy to pass, painless bowel movement per day where we feel we have fully evacuated the bowel. Missing a day, or having incomplete, difficult to pass, hard or pelleted stools means that you are experiencing…

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  • Candida Overgrowth

    Candida Overgrowth: Getting your gut flora back on track By Dr. Hilary Chambers, ND   Candida is a type of yeast that is part of a normal gut flora. However, it is a fungus, meaning that it can easily overgrow if given the opportunity. An overgrowth of yeast causes an imbalance of the types of…

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  • The Gut-Brain Relationship

    THE GUT-BRAIN RELATIONSHIP By Dr. Hilary Chambers, ND   Many of us are painfully aware of the feeling of a “gut-wrenching” experience, or having “butterflies in your stomach”, so it comes as no surprise that our emotions and thoughts affect our digestion. Interestingly though, the gut has a larger role to play in our mental-emotional…

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