Category Archives: Gut Health

Dr. Shel Discusses Getting To The Root Cause of Women’s Health

Dr. Shel and happy client join Deborah Duncan of Great Day Houston to discuss “Get Well With Dr. Shel”   As a Registered Nurse, Mrs. Goynes came to Dr. Shel not feeling like herself. She shares that she struggled with stress and anxiety, mood swings, depression, and weight gain, but wanted an alternative to conventional… Read More »

Chronic Illness, Toxicity and Leaky Gut Syndrome

 Today we’re going to talk about leaky gut syndrome. I am pretty sure a lot of you have, by now, heard of leaky gut because everybody’s talking about it and it’s something that is really, really pertinent to our medical system today. Most traditional doctors are now starting to open up to why the… Read More »

How Gut Health Effects Your Hormones

This past month I had the privilege of being a part of The Healthy Gut Summit, which consisted of a panel of 35 expert doctors from all over the world speaking on the topic of gut health. Below is an interview I had with Aliky Kouroupis for the Healthy Gut Experts Summit on the importance… Read More »

gluten sensitivity


Awareness of gluten-free eating has increased dramatically in recent years. It is almost impossible to shop for groceries without finding the words “gluten-free” boldly written on most grocery labels. Whether a response to physical symptoms or simply to jump on the bandwagon, many Americans seem to be going “gluten-free.” Celiac Disease Celiac disease, is a… Read More »

Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Are Food Sensitivites Making You Sick?

Most people are aware of food allergies. Everyone knows someone who has an allergy to peanuts, strawberries, shellfish, or some other food. However, what most people are not aware of are Food Sensitivities. True food allergies are based on exposure to a specific protein component of a food. The immune system incorrectly perceives the protein… Read More »

Treat the Underlying Cause of Toenail Fungus

An estimated 35 to 36 million people in the United States have Onychomycosis (Toenail Fungus). If you are one of these people, then you already know how it can affect your life. You may be embarrassed to go barefoot at the pool, wear sandals, or wear open-toed shoes. A yeast overgrowth in your system can… Read More »

Gluten: Fact or Hype?


Gluten is one of those things you have undoubtedly heard about unless you have been living under a rock. There are gluten free diets, recipes, and even restaurants offering gluten free menu items. But what is gluten exactly, and why all the fuss? Is Gluten Sensitivity a real concern, or just hype? What is Gluten… Read More »

Make Peace, Not War With Bacteria

Here’s Why You Should Make Peace (And Not War) With Bacteria!

The mention of the words bacteria, germs, or microbes may be associated with being filthy, infectious, or something that should be avoided at all cost. However, it looks like recent scientific findings are actually suggesting that we should pause for a while and rethink what we have thought of bacteria and how we treat them… Read More »

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