Category Archives: Functional Medicine

THE PCOS BIG PICTURE: Inflammatory PCOS and MTHFR

THE PCOS BIG PICTURE: Inflammatory PCOS and… MTHFR So far, we have revealed two pieces of the PCOS BIG PICTURE, Stress [HYPERLINK to STRESS article] and Depression [HYPERLINK to DEPRESSION article]. Remember, the BIG PICTURE is a part of a Functional Medicine Approach, i.e. understanding ALL the pieces of the BIG PICTURE that may be […]

Probiotics Could Be Triggering Your SIBO

Probiotics Could Be Triggering Your SIBO Remember that SIBO is not caused by “bad” bacteria only. Even “good” bacteria can cause SIBO if they grow out of control in your gut.  Thus, taking probiotics could add fuel to the fire causing SIBO symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, weight loss to get worse. The Problem with Probiotics and SIBO […]

Nutritional Deficiencies Caused By Birth Control Pills

Hormonal Imbalances and the Perils of the Birth Control Pills Birth control pills, also known as oral contraceptive pills, are used for female hormonal birth control and are considered highly effective in preventing pregnancy and regulating hormonal balance. Small in size and easy to use, birth control pills constitute two synthetic female hormones: estrogen and […]

Is the Pill Putting Your Liver and Thyroid at Risk for Disease (Dr Hagmeyer Video #6/6)

Hey everybody Dr Hagmeyer here and welcome back to video #5, Today’s video is on, “How The Pill affects your liver.” I will also talk about some of the symptoms you should be aware of when it comes to having as sluggish liver. In the series, “Is the Pill wrecking your gut” If you are just tuning […]

Does The Pill Cause Gall Bladder Disease and Gall Stones? (Dr Hagmeyer Video #5/6)

 The Pills and Your Gallbladder- Hey everybody! Dr Hagmeyer here and I want to welcome you back to this video series titled “Is The Pill Wrecking Your Gut” If you are just tuning in, I have been talking about the many ways that “The Pill” and other forms of contraception affect the health and integrity […]

Does The Pill Cause SIBO and Acid Reflux? (Video Dr Hagmeyer #4 of 6)

The Pill Can Be One Of The Causes Behind Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO. Welcome back I’m Dr Hagmeyer and today is video #4 in our series titled, “Is The Pill Wrecking Your Gut Health” Last week I did a video on Birth control pills and Leaky gut, I talked about testing for leaky […]

Does The Pill Cause Leaky Gut? Testing for Leaky Gut When You Are On The Pill (Dr Hagmeyer Video #3 of 6)

Q: Is the Pill wrecking Your Gut and Causing Leaky Gut, IBS, SIBO, Crohns, and Gut dysbiosis? Last week I did a video on Birth control pills and Gut inflammation, I talked about the link between oral contraceptives and Inflammatory bowel disease like Crohns and Ulcerative colitis, we talked about how oral contraceptives 1-Induce changes to […]

The Pill And Its Connection To Crohn’s Disease and Gut Inflammation? (Dr Hagmeyer Video #2 of 6)

Q: Is the Pill wrecking Your Gut and Causing IBS, SIBO, Crohns, Leaky Gut and Intestinal Inflammation? Welcome back to the video series titled, “Is the Pill wrecking your Gut?” Last week I did a video on Birth control pills and Gut Dysbiosis, I talked about the importance of the microbiome and how metabolic diseases […]