Tongue-to-Bum Part 7: The Large Intestine – Microbiome and the Last Watering Hole

Once you go through the next gateway (The ileocecal sphincter) on your adventurous journey, you find yourself in the midst of a majestic and magnificent forest. You can tell that you are still in some sort of tunnel, but it is completely different from the one that you just left. It is so much bigger!
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Tongue-to-Bum Part 4: The Stomach – Gastric Food Processor

When most people think of digestion, they immediately think of the stomach. When a patient comes in and says they have a stomachache and I ask where, they usually point to their lower abdomen. The stomach is actually much higher – just under the left lower rib and diaphragm, crossing over the midline toward the right.
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Herbs that can Help School Grades

Ah, that time of year again. Buy the new school clothes, books, pens and rulers, but don’t forget the supplements. Yes, there are several supplements that can be used to give a student an Herbal advantage when going back to school or college this fall. In this article, I’m going to talk about increasing mental
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