Posts Tagged ‘leaky gut’

10 things that can cause leaky gut and wreck your health

March 23rd, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Learn why you have leaky gut before treating If you’ve been googling how to manage your chronic health condition, chances are you’re heard of leaky gut. Leaky gut is what it sounds like — the lining of the intestines have become “leaky,” allowing undigested foods, [...]

If you have autoimmunity you need to look at leaky gut

July 14th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Address leaky gut if you have autoimmunity When someone has autoimmunity one of the primary things we look for is leaky gut, a condition in which the intestinal wall is damaged, as it is usually a key factor. Autoimmunity is an extremely common disorder today in [...]

What is leaky gut and why should you care?

August 6th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Leaky gut repair is foundational to recovery Leaky gut conjures unpleasant imagery of intestinal contents spilling into the body. Unfortunately, that is pretty much what happens, and the results are a wide array of chronic health issues. When compounds from the intestines pass through a damaged [...]

Why some people need to avoid nightshades

February 19th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Why you might need to avoid nightshades If you’re following the strict leaky gut or autoimmune diet, you may have noticed nightshades are on the list of foods to avoid. Many common and much-loved vegetables belong to the nightshade family, including eggplants, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet and [...]

Resources for the leaky gut autoimmune diet

August 27th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Help for doing the autoimmune diet to heal your leaky gut The leaky gut diet, also known as the autoimmune diet or anti-inflammatory diet, changes lives. Removing inflammatory foods allows an inflamed and damaged gut to repair, which in turn allows damage in the body and brain [...]

Got allergies? Fix your gut

April 2nd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Allergy relief begins with the gut When the sneezing, sniffling, and runny eyes of springtime kick in, most people grab for the allergy pills, antihistamines, and eye drops. But did you know you can greatly relieve if not banish your allergy symptoms by [...]

Ten things that cause leaky gut

March 5th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Know what is causing your leaky gut to repair it The concept of leaky gut is becoming more widely accepted—even Dr. Oz talked about it on his show recently. It’s important to know the cause of leaky gut can be different for each [...]

Seasonal Allergy Relief Starts with the Gut

May 1st, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Do beautiful spring days have you cooped up inside, sneezing and sniffing miserably? Before reaching for the antihistamines, consider the role your gut health plays in allergy symptoms. Allergies actually begin long before the hallmark symptoms of sniffling, sneezing, and itchy eyes manifest. How? An estimated 80 percent of the immune system resides in the [...]

Fight Inflammation with Glutathione Recycling

March 20th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

The term “antioxidant” has become popular in a multitude of products from acai to dark chocolate, but the most important antioxidant is the one made by your body: glutathione. Sufficient glutathione is vital for good health. Glutathione is a molecule that protects the body in many ways. It shields cells from damage caused by oxidation [...]

Food allergies can prevent weight loss

November 8th, 2011 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Question I learned I have intolerances and allergies to certain foods, and that I need to avoid those foods if I want to lose weight. Isn’t it just a matter of eating fewer calories? Answer Some people find they can’t lose weight through calorie restriction alone. When that happens several issues need to be investigated. [...]