The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ often referred to as a vestigial organ. In medical terms vestigial means ‘not critical for life; the appendix is another organ that is an example of this. However, if you’ve had your gallbladder removed, in many cases your bile duct will dilate and eventually form a sort of new…
Ever heard of zonulin? Although it sounds like a sinister space invader, zonulin is actually a protein made by the body. In a healthy person, the cells that line the inside of the intestines are packed very closely together.
When I was in naturopathic med school, I learned about a very simple method to discern how the body feels about certain foods. It’s called Coca Pulse Testing.
Autoimmune disease. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, is known to have said “all disease begins in the gut.” After that, it seems the Western world had a sort of Medical Middle Ages.