Is Fibromyalgia Caused By SIBO and Leaky Gut?


Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue. People with fibromyalgia often experience tenderness at certain points on their body when pressure is applied. Fibromyalgia sufferers also experience other symptoms, including: Insomnia or difficulty sleeping Morning stiffness Headaches Numbness or tingling in the hands and feet Menstrual irregularities and pain Difficulty concentrating (i.e. “brain fog”) According to the most recent statistics, about five million Americans (roughly 1 in 50) suffer from fibromyalgia. It’s… Read More

Could a leaky gut be making you fat?


It’s no secret that obesity, diabetes, and metabolic disease are afflicting an incredible number of Americans; in fact, the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in our country has reached an astonishing 34% and is continuing to rise. (1) This disease, characterized by long term low-grade inflammation, causes metabolic disturbances that lead to the development of complications such as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes. This is a serious health problem for… Read More

RHR: Pioneering Researcher Alessio Fasano M.D. on Gluten, Autoimmunity & Leaky Gut


It’s an honor to welcome Dr. Alessio Fasano as a guest on the show. Dr. Fasano is globally recognized for his pioneering research in the fields of Celiac disease and gluten intolerance. In 2003, he published the groundbreaking study in the Annals of Medicine that established the prevalence rate of celiac disease at one in 133 people in the U.S – a rate nearly 100 times greater than the previous estimate. He also headed up a… Read More

RHR: Testing for SIBO, Graves Disease, and all about Anemia


Another Q&A episode, folks! Remember to tune in next week for our interview with Dr. Alessio Fasano, a pioneer in the fields of gluten intolerance, leaky gut and autoimmunity. In this episode, we cover: 12:39 How to tell if digestive problems are caused by leaky gut, SIBO, or food intolerance 26:25 What to do about Epstein-Barr Virus 32:43 Does a furry tongue mean anything? 35:43 How baby is telling you it’s time for different foods… Read More

RHR: Naturally Get Rid Of Acne By Fixing Your Gut


We’ve talked a lot about the “gut-brain” axis.  But did you know there’s also a “gut-skin” axis?  And did you know that researchers have been aware of this connection for more than 100 years?  Of course, this early work was forgotten for about 90 years, and it has only received increasing attention in the last decade.  It’s an exciting area of study, and it gives us new strategies for naturally treating skin conditions like acne… Read More