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How to Fight Seasonal Allergies

Should you need more help with managing the symptoms and finding out the root cause of your health issues, schedule a consultation with Zhanna Tarjeft, FNP Here. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT Zhanna Tarjeft, FNP-BC is a Functional Medicine Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in gut health issues such as SIFO (Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth), SIBO (Small Intestinal

Digestive Support

The health of your digestive system is essential to ensure proper digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as to support the function of other body systems, such as the immune system. The health of the gastrointestinal system, particularly the gut microbiota, even impacts mental health through its connection with the central nervous system, often

Why You Should Be Worried About Parasite

Pathogenic bacteria consist of bacteria that can cause disease in the Gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They are present due to the consumption of contaminated food or water, exposure to animals, fish, or amphibians known to harbor the organisms. These organisms can be detected by either Multiplex PCR or microbiology culture with the help of functional stool

Candida Overgrowth

Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment What is Candida? Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida. Some species of Candida can cause infection in people; the most common is Candida albicans. Candida normally lives on the skin and inside the body, in places such as the mouth, throat, gut, and vagina, without causing any problems. Yeast may

How the Stool Test Uncovers Health Issues

What is the GI MAP Stool Test? The GI-MAP™ (GastroIntestinal-Microbial Assay Plus) test is the first comprehensive stool analysis to include an FDA-approved DNA/PCR assay for GI pathogens performed on stool. The pathogen targets include bacteria, parasites, and another first for the market, viruses! Using the same molecular technology, the assays for microbes are also