Integrative Medicine

Is Your BREATH Making You Sick? SIBO, Not IBS, Might Be Your Problem!

IS your BREATH making you sick?? TIRED of feeling gassy, bloated? Suffering from abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, ugly poop?? You may have SIBO!!! At Balanced Well – Being Healthcare we have a low threshold for testing for SIBO and treatment can be lifesaving. What is it? SIBO stands for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. Relatively speaking,… read more

The FOUR Cornerstone Supplements to Support Health in a Modern World

Multivitamin: With the increase in toxin exposure, poor digestive health and stress from modern lifestyles, our bodies need more support than ever. We have a huge need for protective, health-supporting nutrients to help us combat the daily assault of living in a polluted and stressful world. Think of a multivitamin as an insurance policy to… read more

Is the Flu Shot Right for Me?

It’s that time of year again folks, where promotions for flu shots are more prevalent than pumpkins! There are so many things to consider when deciding if the flu shot is right for you, so we have decided to lay out some facts to aid in your decision. The flu shot doesn’t work that well. On… read more

Constipation Puts You at Risk for Chronic Disease

Constipation is a health risk for chronic disease. One of the major functions of your GI tract is to eliminate toxins. Regular bowel movements are extremely important for your health because, without them, toxins accumulate and are recirculated in your bloodstream. Toxin accumulation can lead to much more serious health complications like autoimmune disease, high… read more

The Link Between Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disease

Leaky Gut The space between our intestines and abdominal cavity is only one cell thick. These cells are called enterocytes. Leaky gut (also known as intestinal permeability) is when the space between the cells that line your intestines (also known as ‘tight junctions’) become inflamed and open up, allowing large particles of food, toxins and… read more

Sleep Hygiene and Disease Prevention

The Importance of Quality Sleep We all feel better after a good nights sleep, right? Your brain feels sharper, your energy is better and your mood is more stable. Unfortunately, 20% of adults and 50% of seniors have difficulty falling asleep. There are now over 100 sleep disorder diagnoses. The major causes include anxiety, menopause,… read more

Sausage and Kale Soup-Instant Pot

Everyone loves a quick and tasty soup recipe right?? I made this last night in less than 30 minutes from start to finish. I used a pre-made bagged organic salad kit to serve with it, but threw out the dressing and used my own clean version.  Tessemae and Primal Kitchen make great clean dressings if… read more