The Gut-Body Connection

When you think of the “gut” what comes to mind? Most people think of the stomach and other digestive organs. They may think of issues like nausea, constipation, or bloating. Some may even think of “gut instinct” or a “gut reaction.”
In reality, the gut is so much more than just where you digest your food. The gut is home to your microbiome (the vast ecosystem of microbiotas that help you digest, defend, and protect) and your enteric nervous system (an interconnected neural web that connects your gut to the central nervous system).
Let’s learn more about the humble gut and see how it interacts with a few key body systems.

4 Holistic Treatments We Recommend to Overcome Illness

Truly Heal has always had a mission to help others make real change and transformation in their lives. We know how debilitating chronic disease can be, which is why we have spent years traveling the world, searching and testing the world’s best therapies, medical systems, and holistic treatments that get to the root of illness.
Thankfully, our travels have led us to discover some amazing therapies that offer real results. We studied with doctors, visited clinics, and learned from specialists about the vast variety of therapies.

A Functional Look At Parasitic Infections

Parasitic infections are very common across all countries in the world. Amoebiasis, hookworm infection, ascariasis, and trichuriasis are among the most common parasitic infections affecting humans. Though the risk of mortality due to these infections is relatively low, complications are not uncommon. Malabsorption, impaired work productivity, bloating and gut dysfunction, blood loss, and reduced growth rate are just a few of the health concerns linked to parasitic infections….

Healthy Hydration: The Importance of Water

With over 60% of our body made up of water, staying hydrated with clean, fresh H20 is a high priority! Still, many people don’t drink the recommended amount of water (or have a healthy source of water) each day. Unfortunately, many water sources contain hidden toxins that can be detrimental to our health. Here we’ll dive deeper into the importance of water, key factors to consider, and how we can make smarter choices when it comes to staying healthy and hydrated.

Red And Near-Infrared Light – A Must Have Therapy

Do you suffer from hair loss? Accelerated ageing? Weight loss issues? Neurological diseases? Depression and/or anxiety? Autoimmune diseases? Delayed healing? Reduced joint function or pain? Lack of energy? Thyroid issues? Poor sleep? Among others?
Chances are you have one or more of the conditions listed in this article. In fact, I can almost guarantee it.
This article is about a powerful therapy that beneficially impacts all of the above, known as red and near infrared light therapy….

Sunshine, Sunscreen, and Skin Health: What You Need to Know

Sadly, sunscreen may not be the healthy solution to sun exposure we thought it was. While it can protect you from damaging rays, many sunscreen brands contain toxins that pose plenty of other health risks, often outweighing the benefits.

In this article, we’ll review the basics of skin health and sunshine to expose some of the unhealthy toxins that you might find in your sunscreen – and their damaging effects. Then, we’ll learn about some healthy alternatives so you can enjoy your time in the sun while keeping your skin safe!

Kidney Stones: Functional Tips for Preventing Pain

The kidneys are vital organs of the body that help in the removal of toxins, waste products, and excess fluids from our blood through urine. When we have too much waste or toxins or not enough fluid in the blood, this can lead to a build-up of waste in the system. The result? Kidney stones.
In this article, we will discover the underlying mechanisms behind kidney stone formation, as well as some unique lifestyle and dietary suggestions to help you prevent kidney stones in the future…

Is Fear A Friend or Foe?

Fear is one of the most natural and universal human emotions. We evolved with a potent fear response to keep us healthy, safe from harm, and alive. Yet, most of us feel negatively about fear. We want to hide from it, escape it, and ultimately live a life free from fear.
So, is fear a friend or a foe? Here we’ll dive deeper into fear and how it impacts our health and daily lives. Then, we’ll review a few simple steps that help us live better with fear – and even learn from it, too!

Seductively Sweet & Severely Damaging

So what exactly does this seductively sweet drug called “sugar” do to our bodies? There is bountiful evidence which indicates significant roles for both insulin resistance and beta cell dysfunction in the pathogenesis and evolution of type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance is often present in your body years before diabetes is diagnosed. This reflects a diminished response to insulin in its key target tissues and has been shown to predict the development of the condition…

Maintaining Your Lung Health

If you’re striving for optimal health, you cannot ignore your lung health. In fact, lung health is absolutely critical for a well-functioning body. To better understand the crucial role your lungs play in your immune health, let’s first take a moment to visualise the lungs inside your body. The lungs sit in the chest and are filled with tiny structures called alveoli. These small air sacs are surrounded by tiny blood vessels called capillaries which allow for the exchange of two gases…