Dr. Ruscio’s Weekly Wrap Up- #38

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In Case You Missed It

On Monday, we  discussed how studies have shown that treating SIBO not only improves digestive function, but may also improve metabolism.

On Wednesday’s podcast release, we spoke with Dr. Jeff Johnson, DCto answer all of your questions about the root cause of chronic pain.

Dr. Druscio’s Weekly Tip

In this week’s tip we discuss an effective diet protocol to help manage and reduce the symptoms of SIBO. We’ll also discuss the best test for SIBO.

Latest Research

Going to bed late is bad for children.

Smoking and thyroid health – an unclear relationship.

Epstein-Barr Virus has protective effect on gastric cancer, according to a recent meta-analysis.  Perhaps because EBV is a proxy for a ‘dirtier’ environment?

Subclinical hypothyroid subjects shown to have higher risk for cardiovascular disease due to having higher blood pressure, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and CRP.

Fish oil supplementation helpful for treating acne.

Dysbiosis in the stomach caused by infections may lead to stomach disorders such as post infectious functional dyspepsia. Similar principle as we see in SIBO/PI-IBS.

A systemic review with meta-analysis showing taking probiotics while taking antibiotics for H. Pylori enhances effectiveness and reduces side effects.  More on this here.

Laugh a Little!

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Healthy Foodie

A Clean Plate: Ginger Beer
Balanced Bites: Salsa Verde Slow Cooker Chicken
Comfy Belly: Thai Carrot Soup
Against All Grain: Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken with Cauliflower “Couscous”

Happiness Homework 

Take an Epsom salt bath – use 1-2 cups Epsom salt and some relaxing essential oils, such as lavender. Light a candle and turn on some peaceful music, and just relax.

Ruscio’s Quotable

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

– Alan Watts

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