Your cart
Close Alternative Icon

Dr. Karen Leggett's Blog

The Amazing Connection Between Your GUT and Your Hormones

The Amazing Connection Between Your GUT and Your Hormones

You have been hearing and reading a lot about how your GUT plays a huge role in your immune system and in your brain function.  Well, have you also heard that your GUT also plays a big role in your hormone system – your Endocrine system?

That’s right!  That’s why I call the combination of your Nervous System (brain and spinal cord), your Endocrine System (hormones), and your Immune System (your GUT for the most part) - the Neuro-Endo-Immune SUPER System. 

Continue reading

A Healthy GUT is CRITICAL to Your OVERALL Health!

A Healthy GUT is CRITICAL to Your OVERALL Health!

Hormone changes occur in ALL of us as we age. That’s pretty much a guarantee. All sorts of signs and symptoms of hormone decline become dog-gone obvious... with hot flashes, night sweats, bloating, weight gain, sleep problems, muscle loss, joint pain, stiffness, hair loss, wrinkles, sagging skin, irritability, mood changes, vaginal dryness ... need I go on?

Continue reading

7 Facts about Fiber you MUST Know!

7 Facts about Fiber you MUST Know!
1. Did you know that it is a RARITY in people’s lives to get adequate fiber? A RARITY!

2. Most of the time we forget about it because there is just no time to figure up how to get adequate fiber. If you take the time to calculate how much fiber is in your diet, you be shocked at your deficiency! You’ll be comple Continue reading

BRAIN, THYROID, ADRENAL, and GUT HORMONES determine our Physical State of Health!

BRAIN, THYROID, ADRENAL, and GUT HORMONES determine our Physical State of Health!

We'd DIE without our Hormones.

All of our Hormones are constantly communicating with each other and telling the DNA in our CELLS what to do... PLUS they are telling each OTHER what to do too.

Got High Cortisol? That leads to Low Thyroid.
Got Low Cortisol? Well that leads to Low Thyroid too!
Low Estrogen? Get ready for some sadness and irritability... because that causes Low Serotonin.
Low Progesterone? Bummer... You're facing Insomnia since now your GABA brain hormone (Gamma-aminobutyric acid) will be Low.

Continue reading

7 Proven Digestive and Health Benefits of L-Glutamine You Should Know!

7 Proven Digestive and Health Benefits of L-Glutamine You Should Know!
L-glutamine supports intestinal health and may help people with IBS. A person needs sufficient proteins to function optimally, and amino acids are the basic building blocks of proteins. L-glutamine is the most plentiful amino acid in the body and supports intestinal health.
 
It promotes digestive and brain health, boosts athletic performance, plus this amino acid is especially helpful in treating leaky gut and improving your overall health.
Continue reading
Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/quantity-breaks-now.liquid