Your digestive system is colonized with microorganisms from your mouth to your anus; each region of the gut has its own unique flora, in varying amounts. Dysbiosis is the technical name for disruption in your microbiome.
Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine have many similarities as well as many differences. Both systems focus on an individualized, patient-centered approach, identify and address underlying causes of disease and symptoms, and use targeted therapeutic interventions.
Stop making food such a big thing. If you’ve lost your job and your girlfriend’s dumped you, then have a frickin’ chocolate bar. In fact, get a cab down to the nearest candy factory and do the tour where you can scoop up fistfuls and stuff them into your mouth. You’ll feel better.