Dr. Jason Wysocki is a practicing naturopathic physician and graduate of the National University for Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. He holds a Master’s degree in Counseling and has worked in various aspects of mental health for over 15 years. During his tenure at NUNM, Dr. Wysocki was selected for a prestigious one-year internship at the SIBO Center for Digestive Health.
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He was also the first naturopathic student to complete a one-year integrated internship for Pacific University’s Psychology and Comprehensive Health Clinic. Dr. Wysocki also completed certification, including advanced clinical training, with the New England School of Homeopathy (NESH). He is also a certified Structural Integration practitioner.
Dr. Wysocki has been involved in researching various natural interventions in the treatment of depression and anxiety, including a pioneering study addressing microbes and development of herb resistance. Dr. Wysocki’s research and clinical experience has been featured in various media such as the National Naturopathic Doctor News & Review (NDNR), SIBO SOS Summit, The Healthy Gut, SIBO Made Simple, and Dr. Ruscio Radio Podcast.
In his private practice, Dr. Wysocki’s practice focus is Mind-Body Medicine and “Whole” Person Mental Health.
In this episode we cover
- How structural issues can affect gastrointestinal health
- What is structural integration
- What can cause structural issues
- The difference between an adhesion and a scar tissue
- Red flags that highlight someone may need structural integration work
- How emotions and spirit effect our body structurally
- How we choose a visceral manipulation therapist
Before we dive into my conversation with Dr Jason Wysocki. I want to take a moment to acknowledge the Love & Guts sponsor of the month, Nutrition Care
Nutrition Care was founded over 40 years ago by Professor Ian Brighthope, a pioneer of nutritional medicine in Australia and worldwide. He is credited with coining the term ‘integrative medicine’ to define a healthcare philosophy that combines complementary medicines and modern medical practices to help optimise a patient’s health.
However, our Love and Guts podcast listeners might be especially interested to learn that Nutrition Care has always had a deep interest in gut health. In fact, Nutrition Care recently launched a new range of products under their NC banner, and most of those products have been developed to help improve or maintain gut health.
The most popular product in the range is NC Gut Relief, a combination of herbs, nutrients and prebiotics specifically developed to help relieve mild digestive disorders and improve the integrity and function of the gut. In a recent, soon to be published trial, NC Gut Relief significantly improved gastrointestinal symptoms over 3-months, while reducing intestinal permeability, and improving microbial profile, reducing the need for reflux medication, and enabling the consumption of previous food triggers.
As you’ll soon learn from today’s guest, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or SIBO and constipation are both related to the quality of our gut health, so anything that helps maintain or repair our gastrointestinal tract is worth learning more about.