Complicated GI Issues

05- Complicated GI Issues with Brett Hawes

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

March 21, 2017

Having a complicated GI issue can really get in the way of our daily lives. Luckily for us, holistic practitioners like Brett Hawes can help us to find the root cause of our symptoms and correct the imbalances in the body. In this episode we talk about where gastrointestinal issues come from, how they manifest within the body, what to do to correct them. Join us as we dive deeper into complicated GI issues in this episode of Complicated GI Issues with Brett Hawes!


1:28 – What is holistic, and difference between holistic nutritionist and dietitian
4:03 – Problems with specialties in medicine and healthcare
5:29 – Gastroenterologists, do they see the whole body, or just the guts
6:40 – Clinical patterns observed in the GI Tract
9:13 – The GI tract is the central hub to the system
10:14 – Gut/Brain connection
11:08 – Seeing the Digestive Tract within the eyes
12:40 Check Popping on final product
12:40 – Linking Iridology to the GI Tract
15:58 – Is disruption of the digestive system connected to eye and sight issues
17:10 – Leaky gut
18:15 – Primary functions of the Small Intestine
19:50 – Common causes of leaky gut

22:04 – Specific lab tests to check for leaky gut
23:38 – What happens within the body when food leaks into the blood stream
26:15 – Immune system attacks various tissues in the body
26:38 – New research suggests viruses may be hiding in different body tissues
27:22 – How to pull viruses and bacteria out of tissues to clear from the body
29:30 – Are other neurotransmitters created within the gut
31:02 – Chronic infections can block metabolic pathways
32:15 – Leaky gut, leaky brain. Does the blood-brain barrier always get compromised from the gut
33:33 – Can you test the blood-brain barrier for permeability
34:02 – The GABA test
35:23 – Key steps to restoring gut-barrier function
39:46 – Changing to a high fat, low carb diet
41:33 – Probiotics, can you take them all the time
45:50 – Wrapping up with words of wisdom from Brett

Learn More About Brett Hawes

Website: , Holistic Health Masterclass

Facebook: Brett Hawes- Holistic Health Practitioner , Holistic Health Masterclass

Programs: Consultations , Masterclass for Practitioners

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About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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