Digestive Health

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Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams

Dr. Williams explains the differences between prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics, and how each of them influence gut, immune, and overall health.

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Best Curcumin Supplements

06/01/2021 | 6 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Curcumin has multiple health benefits, which can be significantly magnified by incorporating other compounds that increase its bioavailability, such as piperine.

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Best Time of Day to Take Probiotics

05/30/2021 | 6 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

There is no question that probiotics are essential for gut health. However, the timing for taking them is up for debate — when is the best time to take probiotics?

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Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Magnesium carbonate can help increase magnesium levels in the body and boost the efficiency of various functions. Read on to find out more information.

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Healthy Directions Staff Editor

If you find yourself dealing with gas backup and it tends to smell not so pleasant, there may be a reason why. Let’s learn more about the causes and prevention of gas.

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Top Tips for Natural Detoxification

05/13/2021 | 5 min. read

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Environmental toxins can affect our health. Dr. Drew Sinatra shares how to detoxify your body for better health.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Did you know that if you have gut health concerns, you may also have nutrient deficiencies? Dr. Drew Sinatra shares why—along with the nutrients you want to watch.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

More than 70% of your immune system is in your gut. Dr. Drew Sinatra reveals the pre- and postbiotic that’s revolutionizing immune support.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Want to stop gas, bloating, and heartburn? Dr. Drew Sinatra shares 4 secrets for healthier, more comfortable digestion.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra reveals why prebiotics are extremely important for your digestion and overall health.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Cases of eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) are on the rise. Dr. Drew Sinatra reveals why that is and how to treat it.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Did you know your gut health and immune system are closely connected? Dr. Drew Sinatra reveals why—along with 3 nutrients that can support both.

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Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams

Dr. Williams provides the causes and symptoms of leaky gut syndrome as well as diet tips to help eliminate it.

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Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Learn about the many health benefits of probiotics for your digestion, heart, and overall health and the best way to add probiotics to your daily routine.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra reveals what you need to know about Crohn's disease, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.

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Podcasts

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra present another installment of their timely Pulse Check series, where they discuss trending health topics and what you need to know right now. Today, the doctors delve into some noteworthy new articles and studies that reinforce the importance of making healthy choices. First, the doctors discuss the latest research on alcohol and AFib, and how a drink a day may raise your risk. The doctors then talk about a new study on the positive impact of avocado on gut health — and how one delicious “Sinatra Salad” can cover all your daily fruit and veggie needs. Next, the doctors talk about the vital role our pets play in our lives, and also discuss the new research that shows how an afternoon nap can sharpen our cognition. Finally, Dr. Steve gives his “pearl” of wisdom about the link between mental health and heart disease, and why a good cry is the best medicine. Don’t miss this informative, brand new episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Your gastrointestinal health has a massive impact on your overall health — physical and mental. In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes fellow naturopathic physician and gut health expert, Dr. Adam Rinde, to discuss what happens when your gut microbiome is out of balance. The doctors explain what gut dysbiosis is — specifically SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth) — the symptoms to be aware of, and how to diagnose and treat the condition. The doctors start off by discussing the impact SIBO has on your overall health and the difficulties doctors have in diagnosing it. Dr. Rinde talks about the testing available, including a new breath test that detects more gases for a more accurate diagnosis. The doctors also discuss treatment options — including the low FODMAP and elemental diets, medications, and herbal solutions. Next, Dr. Drew and Dr. Rinde discuss the importance of probiotics and prebiotics, and which strains are best for treating SIBO. They also explain the timeframe patients can expect with regard to improvement, and finally Dr. Rinde shares his top tip for what you can do to reduce the impact that stress has on your gut. Don’t miss this informative new episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes back integrative neurologist, Ayurvedic practitioner and author, Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, to share her overview of Ayurvedic medicine.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes his friend and certified nutritionist Tom Malterre to talk about nutrient deficiencies, allergic reactions to the foods you’re consuming, and how you can use the elimination diet to help identify ANY food sensitivities you may have.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic Extra, Dr. Drew Sinatra discusses a common condition that causes major discomfort — GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic Extra, Dr. Drew Sinatra shares some of his top tips for how to choose the right probiotic for you.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this episode of Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes guest co-host, Dr. Briana Sinatra, for another episode of Ask Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad — where our doctor duo shares their best advice for winning the battle at the table and getting your kids to eat nutritious and enjoyable meals.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra and Healthy Directions colleague Dr. Irfan Qureshi discuss the different ways naturopathic doctors are impacting healthcare.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Our expert doctor duo, Drs. Steve and Drew Sinatra, get to the heart of the matter and discuss all the most important factors that impact your cardiovascular health including symptoms, inflammation, cholesterol and the use of statins, and hypertension

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