Digestive Health and Candida

Candida overgrowth is a common cause of digestive disturbance. Candida is a type of yeast, which is naturally and normally occurring in the intestinal tract. Healthy candida levels are vital for proper nutrient absorption and to protect the intestinal tract from other infections. Since the gut has its own immune and neurological systems, keeping the natural ecology in balance is key. One of the easiest ways to avoid yeast overgrowth is to limit dietary intake of sugars, carbs and alcohol. […]
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GI Infections

There are a few underlying factors that can be present when gut health is compromised. One of the things we evaluate for at RestorMedicine is various infections that affect the gut. These can be parasitic, bacterial or yeast-related. Parasitic infections More common that one would imagine, intestinal parasites are a major cause of GI problems. When people think of intestinal parasites, sometimes they think of severe diarrhea coupled with malabsorption and weight loss. But this is often not the clinical […]
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