What’s The Difference Between IBS, IBD, And SIBO?

What’s The Difference Between IBS, IBD, And SIBO?

IBS, IBD, SIBO: What’s the Difference? This original article and video interview with Dr. Gary Weiner was published on December 11, 2018 by Shivan Sarna at sibosos.com. It is the third part of our new series of posts on IBS, IBD, and SIBO highlighting previous articles that are still very relevant in 2019. This post and interview with Dr. Gary Weiner introduce you to the differences and relationship between the conditions of IBS, IBD and SIBO. If you have been diagnosed with one or a combination of these conditions this interview will help you understand how they may be related and help you to understand how to get effective treatment to help you get healthy again. The previous posts in the series were about Treating IBD. Look forward to additional articles in this series on the Use of Elemental Diets in IBS and IBD, and additional videos

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The IBS Within the IBD – Part 3

The IBS Within the IBD – Part 3

IBS within the IBD: Part 3 In this third part of the article Dr. Weiner illuminates how IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is now appreciated for containing an inflammatory component and can be part of  IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) with a case study and his overall assessment. He explains the relationship between IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and IBD to offer a deeper understanding of these conditions. This original article was published on January 11, 2016 at ndnr.com. It is the fourth part of our new in depth series of posts exploring IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), IBD, and SIBO, all still very relevant in 2019. The previous posts in the series were about Treating IBD. Look forward to additional articles in this series on the differences between IBS, IBD, and SIBO, Use of Elemental Diets in IBS and IBD, and additional videos and summary articles including posts related to

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The IBS Within the IBD – Part 2

The IBS Within the IBD – Part 2

IBS within the IBD: Part 2 In this second part of the article Dr. Weiner illuminates how IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is now appreciated for containing an inflammatory component and can be part of  IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). He explains the relationship between IBS and IBD to offer a deeper understanding of these conditions. This original article was published on January 11, 2016 at ndnr.com. It is the fourth part of our new in depth series of posts exploring IBS, IBD, and SIBO, all still very relevant in 2019. The previous posts in the series were about Treating IBD. Look forward to additional articles in this series on the differences between IBS, IBD, and SIBO, Use of Elemental Diets in IBS and IBD, and additional videos and summary articles including posts related to Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture as treatments for IBS, IBD, and SIBO. Gary Weiner, ND,

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The IBS Within the IBD – Part 1

The IBS Within the IBD – Part 1

The IBS Within the IBD In this article Dr. Weiner illuminates how IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is now appreciated for containing an inflammatory component and can be part of  IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). He explains the relationship between IBS and IBD to offer a deeper understanding of these conditions. This original article was published on January 11, 2016 at ndnr.com. It is the third part of our new in depth series of posts exploring IBS, IBD, and SIBO, all still very relevant in 2019. The previous posts in the series were about Treating IBD. Look forward to additional articles in this series on the differences between IBS, IBD, and SIBO, Use of Elemental Diets in IBS and IBD, and additional videos and summary articles including posts related to Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture as treatments for IBS, IBD, and SIBO. Gary Weiner, ND, LAc Read the full text

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Treating Inflammatory Bowel Diseases – Part 2

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Treating Inflammatory Bowel Diseases – Part 2

Treating IBD: Part 2 This original article was published on January 15, 2014 at ndnr.com. It is the second part of our new series of posts on IBS, IBD, and SIBO that are very relevant in 2019. In this second part of the comprehensive article on IBD Dr. Weiner explains the remaining 3 obstacles  to cure. He also explains naturopathic foundational and effective treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) offering a deeper understanding of this condition. Look forward to additional articles in this series on The IBS within the IBD, Use of Elemental Diets in IBS and IBD, and additional videos and summary articles including posts related to Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture as effective treatments for managing symptoms of IBS, IBD, and SIBO. Read the full text of the original article here: Gary Weiner, ND, LAc Missed Part 1? Click to read Part 1 of this article.

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Treating Inflammatory Bowel Diseases – Part 1

Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Treating Inflammatory Bowel Diseases – Part 1

IBD: Part 1 In this article Dr. Weiner explains the 8 obstacles to cure and foundational effective treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) offering a deeper understanding of this condition. This original article was published on January 15, 2014 at ndnr.com. It is the first part of our new series of posts on IBS, IBD, and SIBO that are very relevant in 2019. Look forward to additional articles in this series on The IBS within the IBD, Use of Elemental Diets in IBS and IBD, and additional videos and summary articles including posts related to Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture as effective treatments for managing symptoms of IBS, IBD, and SIBO. Read the full text of the original article here:   Gary Weiner, ND, LAc With a plethora of IBD cases in our clinic, we find effective treatment requires a strategic approach integrating conventional use of medications such

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Exclusive Interview: Ellen Goldsmith on Naturopathy & Acupuncture

Co-founder of Pearl Natural Health, author and licensed acupuncturist, Ellen Goldsmith was interviewed by Paubox CEO Hoala Greevy. Pearl Natural Health is a Naturopathic, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic in downtown Portland, Oregon Here, is the brief of the whole interview, take a look. Can you tell us more about your clinic? Ellen: Pearl Natural Health is a Naturopathic, Acupuncture and Chinese medicine clinic serving the public in Portland since 2001. We pride ourselves on collaborative care in which our Naturopathic Physicians and Acupuncturists work together to deliver optimal patient care to people seeking solutions to their health concerns and problems. What kind of conditions does Pearl Natural Health treat and who is an average patient? Ellen: Many people come to us as an alternative to conventional care or when conventional care has failed to help them. We are known for our integrative and programmatic approach to

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The Naturopathic Perspective: Elemental Diets with IBS and IBD

Dr. Gary Weiner’s Article on the Elemental Diet with IBS & IBD   For those who suffer with IBS or IBD the role of diet is tantamount in its recovery. Here at Pearl Natural Health our naturopathic physicians may recommend the Elemental Diet along with herbal protocols or even targeted antibiotics. But, what is the Elemental Diet and why would it be used? If you are suffering from either of these conditions read Dr. Gary Weiner’s informative and featured article in the naturopathic journal NDNR entitled, AN ELEMENTAL PRIMER: USE OF ELEMENTAL DIETS IN IBD AND IBS – PART 1 helpful. Questions? Our physicians are skilled in helping those who suffer from digestive distress. Call us at 503 230-8973 to set up an appointment.        

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Podcast: Gut Health and IBD a Naturopathic & Chinese Medicine Approach

Gut Health is Central to our Whole Health: an interview with Dr. Edythe Vickers According to the United States Center for Disease Control, it is currently estimated that about 1 – 1.3 million people suffer from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Known as IBD this disease involves chronic inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract. IBD primarily includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, potentially debilitating conditions. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic condition that also affects the digestive tract and is often unrecognized or untreated, with as few as 25% of IBS sufferers seeking professional health care. Today Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. is speaking with Dr. Edie Vickers, naturopathic physican and licensed acupuncturist on KBOO’s Healthwatch about  IBD, IBS and the naturopathic and Chinese medicine approach to treating these health problems. Dr. Vickers is Director of the An Hao Natural Health Clinic in NW Portland. Her practice focuses

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Healing Anxiety and Depression

HEALING starts with FEELING: Naturopathic Treatments for Anxiety and Depression When it comes to evaluating, treating and healing anxiety and depression, I find all people live on a spectrum. Sometimes anxiety and depression present in response to stressful situations like traumas, injuries, divorces, arguments, breakups or job changes. Other times anxiety and depression can stick around because there is constant stress or because for some reason someone feels ‘wired’ to run that way. The first step toward healing is ALLOWING YOURSELF TO FEEL. The world we live in today suggests that feelings like anxiety and depression are always abnormal but that is not always true! When people allow themselves to genuinely FEEL more of the time – people can have an easier time healing. With this mindset, people then dispel excess frustration related to their displacement at the moment and instead find acceptance, support and ability to

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