The Immune System and Our Gut

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

The human gut is home to an enormous and complex community of microbes – bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses – known as microbiota. This microbiota has co-evolved with its host over many years. In fact our first colonization of microflora happens at birth and is known as the microbial fingerprint!   The gut microbiota provides benefits to us in many …

Alka Practice For Inflammation

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

pH is a measure of how acidic/basic a solution is. The range goes from 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral. A pH of less than 7 indicate acidity, whereas a pH of greater than 7 indicates a base/alkaline. Life on earth depends on appropriate pH levels in and around living organisms and cells. Human life requires a tightly controlled …

Inflammation in the Body

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Uncategorised

Inflammation is a fascinating process in which something marked as foreign triggers an immune response in an attempt to remove it from the body. Inflammation is at the root of many diseases and any condition that ends with “-itis” means there is inflammation. – Appendicitis (appendix) – Arthritis (joints) – Bronchitis (bronchioles of the lungs) – Colitis (colon, aka large …

Our Body Is a Garden

Dr. Kate Kuntze, ND Foundations For Health

“Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.” – William Shakespeare Our body is a garden, and we are the gardeners. We are given the raw materials to work with and what we do with them is entirely up to us. As with any garden there is a beginning point, conception and lots of planning go into building a …