The Healthy Gut Podcast Episode 79

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The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.79

Emotional Health and SIBO with Dr Leslie Meyers

Understanding how your emotional health and wellbeing influences and affects your gut health can be a light bulb moment on your SIBO journey. This week Rebecca is joined by Dr Leslie Meyers, a Naturopathic Doctor with a particular interest in gastrointestinal issues. Rebecca and Dr Meyers discuss the gut-brain axis, the effect of anxiety and a heightened nervous system on your digestion and why self awareness is a big part of the gut health puzzle.

In Today's Episode

In Episode 79 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:

  • Why understanding the relationship between your gut and your brain is important

  • How the gut-brain axis works

  • How anxiety and stress stimulates our sympathetic nervous system

  • Why the parasympathetic nervous system works best when we are at rest

  • Making positive changes to eating habits to encourage good digestion

  • How probiotics can help to increase the conversion of tryptophan to serotonin in the gut

  • Using probiotics and why identifying the ones that will work for you is important

  • The difference between probiotics and prebiotics

  • Why nourishing yourself is a big part of self love and self worth

  • Finding supportive practices to help you reduce stress

  • Identifying where to start with addressing your own emotional health

  • Moving forward with confidence once you’ve begun to address your emotional health

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Connect with Dr Leslie Meyers

Dr. Leslie Meyers is a Naturopathic Doctor and graduate of Bastyr University in Seattle, WA. She has been in practice for 10 years and specializes in GI conditions, Women’s health and Fertility. She empowers her patients to care for their both their physical body and their soul. Dr. Meyers sees medicine as an art and utilizes a unique approach for each individual to encourage movement towards one’s greatest self within. She and her wife practice in Asheville, NC seeing patients at their local clinic, Waterleaf Naturopathic Medicine, and virtually via Skype. Dr Meyers offers a free 60 minute first consult for new patients, just get in touch to book.

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About The Host

Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.

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Rebecca and Dr Meyers discuss the gut-brain axis, the effect of anxiety and a heightened nervous system on your digestion and why emotional health is a big part of the gut health puzzle.