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Joseph Vazquez

Joseph Vazquez, ND, is an assistant professor in the naturopathic program at National University of Health Sciences. He earned his naturopathic doctor degree from National University and his Bachelor of Science degree from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. He specializes in MTHFR mutations, treatment protocols for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and naturopathic care for weight management and athletic training.

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Naturopathic Medicine, Healthy Tips

5 Health Issues You Didn’t Know Could be Caused by Poor Gut Health

Our bodies are home to tens of trillions of microbial cells. The entire collection of microorganisms which inhabit our body, both inside us and on our skin is known as the microbiome.

In recent years, an increasing amount of research has emerged demonstrating the effects of the organisms that live with us, especially the bacteria living in our gut microbiome.

The gut microbiome can be influenced by antibiotics, the type of food we eat and possibly other factors like stress. When the balance of microbes is out of whack it can cause many more problems than just digestion issues or an upset stomach. Here are five ailments that may also be caused by an imbalance of bacteria in your gut.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018