Tag Archives: constipation

What They Don’t Tell You About Fiber

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Fiber, fiber, fiber… I hear it all the time. If you have a digestive issue, you need to eat more fiber. What, you can’t eat enough to reach the recommended daily goal? Well, then take a fiber supplement. Right? Heck, even the prestigious Journal of Nutrition said this about 5 […]

You Might Not Know You’re Constipated

by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Based on statistics from an article from Dr. Mercola “Constipation is more than an aggravating condition; this silent epidemic has led to more than 6 million doctors’ visits and 700,000 emergency room visits, and costs billions of dollars in direct and indirect health care costs.” And you would think that […]

Almost 19 Pounds Lost On SIBO Protocol!


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath If you have been following me for some time, you likely read my article in September sharing that I tested positive for SIBO which stands for small intestinal bacteria overgrowth. If you did not read “Holy Crap (Pun Intended)…I Have SIBO” catch this here. Two months have now gone by […]

SIBO and Constipation


By Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath Last week we discussed the possibility of SIBO or small intestinal bacteria overgrowth in regard to long term chronic gut challenges with a lack of healing success. In case you missed it, here is last week’s article. Many people actually took the necessary step in purchasing the SIBO breath test, […]


by Glen Depke, Traditional Naturopath  So why would I say “ugg” to constipation? Well, because if you are constipated “ugg” is exactly what you would feel like. There is one important fact discuss at the beginning here and that is to define constipation. Most people think that one bowel movement per day is actually healthy. […]