Tag Archives: Probiotics


Bugs in Our Gut – Benefits of Microscopic Critters

The health of the microbiome in out gut cannot be overstated.  Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine, is famously quoted as saying that all disease begins in the gut – and this was 400 years before the birth of Christ!  This was a man ahead of his time. And now, in the 21st century, we have […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Allergies Gut Hormones Immunity & Inflammation Longevity Skin Yeast | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Runny Nose, Sneezing, Itchy Watery Eyes…Welcome to Allergy Season!

When we hear the word allergy what springs to mind is a seasonal reaction to pollen, grasses and weeds, or we associate allergies with year-round reactions to dust, mold and dander from our furry loved ones. These have a similar underlying physiological mechanism that is also to blame for the common food allergy, notably the […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Allergies Immunity & Inflammation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

My Top 10 List of Healthy To-Do’s

The following are my top non-negotiables when it comes to health.  In order to age well, maintain a healthy body, mind and spirit, check out the following pointers and see which areas of your life may need some restructuring:   Be proactive – don’t wait until you’re diagnosed with a disease to take action.  Realize […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Longevity | Tags: , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Cold & Flu Season

Cold and flu season is (unfortunately!) just around the corner if it hasn’t already launched itself at you in full force.  The immune system is a powerful player in our body – keeping it in tip-top shape takes a bit of work.  Many people aren’t aware, but the functionality of our immune cells are very […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Immunity & Inflammation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Skin & Gut Health

It’s a very familiar concept in naturopathic medicine that the health of the skin is directly linked to the health of the gut.  Often, when we’re experiencing skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and seemingly “random” rashes, we can track the root cause back to the gastrointestinal tract. Most will agree that what we put […]

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