Classes of Herbs Used to Support Digestive Health

By: Amber Klampferer, ND The digestive system is composed of a number of organs including the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, small and large intestines, rectum and anus. These organs work together to process and assimilate the food we eat everyday. There are a variety of different herbs that can be used to […]

Supplements for Digestive Health

By: Amber Klampferer, ND Maintaining healthy digestive function is optimal for overall health and wellbeing. There are a variety of supplements that can be supportive for digestive health; here are five common ones that can help promote optimal gastrointestinal (GI) function.   L-glutamine: L-glutamine is an amino acid, which are building blocks of protein. It […]

Common Ailments You Might Not Realize Are Connected to Your Gut

By: Kelly Peterson, ND As a naturopathic physician, my passion is in finding the root cause of disease. My profession is rooted in the belief that the body has the innate ability to heal itself if given the right environment. By working with patients to discover the underlying causes of disease, ND’s help patients come […]

All About Stool Testing

By: Carrie Dennie, ND, RAc When assessing GI concerns, Naturopathic Doctors (ND) may recommend running a comprehensive stool test that can provide valuable information to help identify the root cause(s). It is important to note that imbalances in the GI system can lead to symptoms elsewhere in the body, so you ND may also suggest […]

The Gut and Thyroid Connection

By: Carrie Dennie, ND, RAc Did you know that the gut and the thyroid are connected? This connection has actually been studied and is backed by current research which shows that treating gut condition can improve thyroid function and health. ( The gut is responsible for converting about 20% of the primarily inactive thyroid hormone […]