Probiotics And ADHD – Do They Really Help?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder marked by challenges completing tasks and controlling impulses. ADHD affects kids and adults around the world, and as many as 1 in 20 people in the US.[1] ADHD can affect grades, employment, peer...

How Your Microbiome Affects Your Mood

Mood and the microbiome The field of psychology extends back to the earliest days of recorded history. Greek mythology named Psyche, who represented the human soul, which was affected and purified over time by human suffering and misfortunes. Over time the study of...

Bacteriophages As Prebiotics

What’s new in Prebiotics?  By now, most people have heard of probiotics, and many have heard of PREbiotics. Prebiotics are the food source for these healthy gut bacteria. They are specific food ingredients that can survive the hostile, acidic environment of the...

Why Mouth Watering, Home Cooked Meals Are Best

Mouth-watering, home-cooked meals The rise of prepared and fast food had a dramatic impact on society. Ready-made food helped women transition into the workplace. Rather than spending an entire day cooking a meal, food could be warmed up quickly in a microwave or oven...

Introducing Your Newest Organ: The Mesentery

Last fall, scientists announced the discovery of a new organ: the mesentery. Of course, the mesentery wasn’t completely unknown. The news is that it plays a much bigger role in health than scientists originally thought. History Most people think of paintings when they...

Got GERD? You’re Not alone!

A pretty staggering sixty percent of the adult population will have symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, better known as GERD, over any year of their adult life and up to 30% of people will have weekly symptoms. That’s about 7 million Americans suffering from...

What Are The Symptoms Of Yeast Overgrowth?

Candida, or yeast overgrowth in the GI tract is blamed for symptoms ranging from fatigue to joint pain. How can you tell if yeast is causing your symptoms? What is Candida? Candida albicans, commonly referred to as Candida, is a strain of yeast and it is a normal...

5 Ways to Manage Anxiety

Anxiety is diagnosed in up to 15% of the population, but touches the lives of many more people at one time or another. Anxiety can include panic disorders, generalized anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders, phobias and separation anxiety....

Keri Layton, ND completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Behavior at Mount Holyoke College, then worked on the team that sequenced the Human Genome at the Whitehead Laboratory at MIT. She earned her Naturopathic Doctorate degree from Bastyr University, the leading school of Naturopathic Medicine in the United States. Dr. Layton completed a residency in Integrative Family Medicine with a focus in Functional Medicine in Atlanta, GA before opening her private practice in the Boston area.

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