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Healthy Life Redesign

A Natural Approach to Gut Health: Interview by Liz Carlile with Dr. Kimberley O’Brien – Episode 013

June 05, 2018

Learn how to support your gut health naturally in this interview with Dr. Kimberley O'Brien by Liz Carlile.

In this episode I’m the one in the hot seat as Liz Carlile, host of the Motherhood Unstressed podast, interviews me about the importance of gut health!
You’ll learn about:
What it means to be a Naturopathic Doctor, how I work with patients in my naturopathic practice and why this work is my calling.
How gut health creates the foundation of our overall health.
How our microbiome can affect our mood and emotions and the brain-gut connection.
The importance of detoxification for a healthy gut.
How an imbalance in the bacteria of your gut (a.k.a. your microbiome) can lead to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and may also cause symptoms like fatigue, headaches, PMS, acne, poor immune function and hormone imbalances.
How your health and the health of your microbiome can be affected both positively and negatively by phytoestrogens in the foods we eat and estrogen-like chemicals in the consumer products we use.
The difference between food allergies and food sensitivities, and how the latter can be linked to a number of seemingly unrelated symptoms like fatigue, eczema and joint pain.
How an elimination diet can enable you identify your food sensitivities
Things you can do starting TODAY to improve your digestion, boost your energy and maximize your health!

Full show notes at