Why Health Begins in the Gut

"All Disease Begins in the Gut." - Hippocrates

“All Health Begins in the Gut – Fix Your Digestion First!” – Bright Path Wellness

Studies Show the Gastrointestinal System (GI System) is Responsible for up to 80% of Immune System Function.

Digestive Dysfunction Leads to Nutrient Deficiencies, Toxicity and Inflammation; and Causes a Damaging Cascade of Health Challenges that Effect additional Organ Systems.

Symptoms and Conditions of Improper Digestive Functioning Include:

  • Crohn's Disease
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Indigestion and Acid Reflux
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - with Diarrhea (IBS-D) - with Constipation (IBS-C)
  • Inflammatory Bowl Disease (IBD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Liver & Gallbladder Issues
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Asthma
  • Eczema and other Immune System Dysfunctions
  • Thyroid Dysfunction
  • Obesity
  • Cognitive Decline

A Properly Functioning Digestive System is Vital for Optimal Health!

The Video Below Gives a Quick and Simple Explanation of WHY our Overall Health is related to GI Health, and how Functional Medicine can help:

 

 

Benefits of a Healthy GI System:

  • Nutrients are properly digested and absorbed
  • Toxins are properly removed
  • Good and bad bacteria are properly balanced
  • The body has an intact, protective barrier from the outside world

"Optimizing Digestion First, Usually Resolves A Number of Symptoms, Allowing Us to Focus on Correcting the Underlying Root Causes of  Any Remaining Conditions." - Diana DaGrosa, MSOM, L.Ac., ACN