What is Your Gut Telling You? Part 3/3

There is a direct connection between the gut and behavior. One thing that's really interesting to note about your brain and your moods is a lot of this is governed by what we call neurotransmitters. That's like serotonin. Serotonin, a general description of that is the happy neurotransmitter. You feel really happy when you got good amounts of serotonin.

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Melissa Esguerra
What is Your Gut Telling You? Part 1/3

We are focusing a lot on digestion because the gut itself affects all other body systems to such an extreme degree that often times even if you're going after a hormonal issue, or an autoimmune issue, or a metabolic issue, if you get better and then notice a change going backwards, it's often because there's been a misstep into going in and handling the gut.

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Melissa Esguerra
What does “root cause” really mean?

Maybe you’ve heard what root cause is, in different places from different natural and holistic lifestyle blogs. But practitioners aren’t totally specific around what they mean when they are referring to that phrase. I want to explain that to you a little bit more in depth here.

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Melissa Esguerra
Adventures in Positano and The French Riviera

I don't share a ton of personal information on my blog, but I find that completely boring. So I'm going to start sharing more candid stuff here. Don't worry, I'll still share lots of functional medicine information! But for today's blog, I wanted to share some pics of my adventures with you. 

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Melissa Esguerra