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Gastro Intestinal Health

Gastro Intestinal Health: The gastrointestinal or (GI) tract does more than digest food. It contributes to various body systems and functions. Dr. Jimenez takes a look at procedures that have been created to help support the GI tract’s health and function, as well as promote microbial balance. Research shows that 1 in 4 people in the U.S. have some type of stomach or intestinal problem that is so severe that it interferes with the person’s daily activities and lifestyle. Intestinal or digestion problems are referred to as Gastrointestinal (or GI) Disorders. The goal is to achieve digestive wellness. When an optimally working digestive system is on track, an individual is said to be in good health. The GI tract protects the body by detoxifying various toxins and participating in the immunological processes or when the body’s immune system interacts with antibodies and antigens. This combined with supporting the digestion and absorption of nutrients from an individual’s diet. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900


How Fasting Affects Digestive Health in Functional Neurology

How Fasting Affects Digestive Health in Functional Neurology

Our digestive health depends on the composition of our healthy gut microbiome or the bacteria in our gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This probiotic profile plays a fundamental role in our immune system and these can ultimately affect our inflammatory response. Also, the...
Functional Neurology: Fasting and Autophagy for Digestive Health

Functional Neurology: Fasting and Autophagy for Digestive Health

Scientists and healthcare professionals are starting to shine a light on the importance of the composition of our gut microbiome, or the population of “healthy” bacteria in our gastrointestinal (GI) tract. According to research studies, abnormal or excess...
Functional Neurology: The Science of Fasting for Digestive Health

Functional Neurology: The Science of Fasting for Digestive Health

For many people, fasting, or the concept of willingly skipping meals for a specific period of time, may not seem like a very appealing way to improve digestive health. Because most people also eat about 3 meals a day, skipping one or two meals a day can ultimately...