Visbiome Blog

  • Stress management for IBS patients

    Stress management is an important area that is discussed during GI visits for patients who are dealing with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The relationship between psychological health and gut symptoms can be best managed by developing a holistic treatment. Read more about how stress management is important for IBS patients and some tips you can use to manage your stress levels
  • Can emotions affect gut health?

    Experiencing stress and negative emotions are a part of the human experience, but if they are not processed in a healthy manner they can lead to manifestations of physical health problems. The gut-brain connection is revolutionizing our understanding of what the trillions of bacteria, are doing in the gut.
  • What is the role of the gut microbiome in personalized medicine? 

    Our understanding of best practices for health and wellness is constantly evolving due to emerging research. As science continues to advance concerning chronic health management, it has become clear that a more bio-individual approach to health management is needed and wanted by most people.
  • This New Year: Start with Your Gut!

    By Melody Khorrami, PharmD, RPh As we enter a new year, it is always helpful to take a moment to reflect on the past year. Journaling about your pe...
  • Thanksgiving Tips to Aid Digestion

    4 Steps to Aid Digestion During Thanksgiving! By Melody Khorrami, PharmD, RPh As the holidays approach, many of us look forward to gathering with f...
  • Lactose in the IBS diet

    Lactose intolerance is a common condition that can lead to unpleasant gut symptoms, especially for people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. Even if you’re IBS free, lactose may be something you try to avoid or limit if you experience gut issues. However, you may not need to avoid lactose completely on your IBS diet

  • Back to Normal?

    Don't let stress disrupt your gut Due to the pandemic, we have all been adjusting to a new normal every few months for the past couple of years. A...
  • How probiotics support your microbiome

     By Joanna Foley, Chances are you've heard about the microbiome at this point. But you may have questions about what exactly it is or why it’s so i...
  • Living with IBS: What can you do about it?

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) refers to a collection of digestive symptoms and is the most common functional gut disorder. It is estimated to affect about 10-15% of the population and is more common in women than in men.
  • Low FODMAP diet, is it for you?

    The low FODMAP diet has been gaining awareness for treating digestive issues. This article will help explain what exactly this diet is, how it works, and the pros and cons of following it to help you determine if it’s right for you.
  • The Gut Brain Axis - What You Eat Can Impact Your Mood

    Understanding the gut brain axis helps explain how food can be used to help optimize the health of your gut while also helping treat mood disorders. While getting nutrients from whole foods is better, high potency probiotics are often indicated by health professional to help provide guidance on supplementing.
  • Traveling With Gut Issues - What Helps?