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Food hygiene - essential first step to healthy digestion

Jul 22, 2019 | Dr Ashley Damm, ND
The events leading up to eating your meal are the most important for optimizing your digestive power. This is known as “food hygiene”. This is the most important and easiest modifiable factor in a healthy digestive system. 
For a quick lesson on elements involved in digestion, click here.

Tired of feeling tired? Might want to consider testing your adrenals.

Jul 17, 2019 | Dr Ashley Damm, ND
Did you know that Burnout Syndrome was officially listed in the International Classification of Disease by the WHO (World Health Organization) in 2019? There are usually numerous signs, prior to burnout, that indicate things may be out of balance. Identifying these signs and knowing what functional tests are available, can streamline treatment and help you feel better faster.

Do I have normal poops?

Jul 07, 2019 | Dr Ashley Damm, ND
Our digestive system is one of the core pillars of health. Its job is to break down and transform food to provide energy for cellular function. If our digestive system is not working well, this can lead to poor breakdown of food and poor absorption of nutrients. This may feel like bloating, gas, or abdominal discomfort. Overtime, poor digestive function may lead to brain fog, fatigue, congested skin and aches or pains. Why?