Why is it so hard to get out of bed during the winter months? And what is up with that late afternoon energy lull? If that's you, you're not alone. Between 2% & 3% of Canadians experience something called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Seasonal affective disorder is a kind of depression that appears at certain times of the year. It … [Read more...]
Fatigue doesn't just exist on its own.
It's most often a symptom of a broader health issue. And to regain a fatigue-free body these issues needs to be addressed.
The health issues that cause fatigue can include gut problems like IBS to hormone imbalances to vitamin deficiencies.
Below you can find more information about the many health issues that can cause fatigue.
These articles show you the best way to get control of your health and regain your fatigue-free body - for good.
Why does the medical profession continue to ignore adrenal fatigue? Have you asked your doctor to treat your adrenal fatigue? If you have, I reckon you'd have received a skeptical look and a remark that sounded similar to: Adrenal fatigue is not a real medical condition. But all your other lab markers come back in normal ranges. And your … [Read more...]
For those with adrenal fatigue, you've likely thought about starting a meditation practice. But where do you begin? When you have adrenal fatigue, starting something new can feel overwhelming. Especially when that something is as foreign to you as meditation. Meditation should help to lower stress levels, not raise them. Those feelings of … [Read more...]
This blog post is the third in the series Possible Causes of IBS. Be sure to check out the other posts: Does Low Stomach Acid Cause IBS? Does SIBO Cause IBS? Could IBS be caused by something as simple as a bacterial infection? The perfect microbiome A microbiome is the collection of good and bad bacteria in your body. Ideally they are … [Read more...]
Gluten can affect many aspects of pregnancy. From fetal development to the risk of miscarriages and infertility. This is the first post in a 3-part series. For additional readings on gluten’s effect on pregnancy please see my other articles: Gluten’s Effects On Pregnancy (Part II): Infertility Gluten’s Effects On Pregnancy (Part III): Mental … [Read more...]
Can SIBO cause fatigue? In my experience, SIBO fatigue is very real. But does SIBO cause fatigue? Small intestine bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is a diagnosis that is relatively new, so the medical community still has lots to learn. But if you've been struggling to find a cause of your unexplained fatigue, SIBO could be the answer you're … [Read more...]
Long-term use of common medications that help alleviate heartburn have been linked to an increased risk of early death. Did you catch that? A recent study published in the British Medical Journal has linked the long-term use of PPI's (proton pump inhibitors) or drugs that suppress stomach acid to an increased risk of early death. In Canada, … [Read more...]
Could "diet", low-calorie, or weight loss drinks be contributing to your IBS? If you're like many Canadians, you may reach for artificial sweeteners or "diet" drinks instead of products filled with sugar. You’ve heard about the benefits of decreasing your sugar intake but don’t want to stop eating and drinking your favorite sweet snacks. While … [Read more...]