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H. Pylori and Gut Health

Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that lives on the mucous membrane of the stomach and duodenum and causes inflammation and damage. It is the main cause of chronic gastritis, gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers, and stomach cancer. Its’ causative agent is a unique pathogenic microaerophilic gram-negative bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). The bacterium got its name from the

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

Menstrual Cycle Synchronization: How to Help Your Body Be Most Effective

Synchronizing your cycle doesn’t mean that your period starts on the same day with your friends. It’s about keeping your lifestyle in sync with your menstrual cycle. Why is it needed? Continue reading! In modern society, women are credited with many qualities that they must possess. We should always be tireless, energetic, cheerful, play sports, eat right and