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Functional Stool Test Analysis

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

7 Foods that Cause Gas and Bloating

The release of gases in a healthy person occurs on average 5-15 times a day. But it happens that the number of such episodes increases or the gases acquire a sharp, unpleasant odor. Excessive gas formation is most often associated with nutrition. Knowing the foods that cause such an effect helps to correct the situation.

Is “Leaky Gut” a Myth?

There is a lot of conflicting information about a leaky gut. Some people think it is a serious disease, others disregard it and say it is all made up and it is all in the person’s head. But if you look into the proper scientific term for “Leaky Gut” you will find a lot of

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

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