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Healthy gut microbiota can prevent metabolic syndrome, researchers say

ATLANTA–Promoting healthy gut microbiota, the bacteria that live in the intestine, can help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that increases a person’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Cornell University. 532 more words

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Digestion sessions

Again I owe a huge debt to Dr. AOK, who directed me to a webinar last night discussing Candida overgrowth and how to get it under control. 525 more words

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No gut bacteria, No healthy brain

Gut microbiota influences blood-brain barrier permeability

“We showed that the presence of the maternal gut microbiota during late pregnancy blocked the passage of labeled antibodies from the circulation into the brain parenchyma of the growing fetus”, says first author Dr. 49 more words

Gut Flora

No gut bacteria, No healthy brain


Gut microbiota influences blood-brain barrier permeability

“We showed that the presence of the maternal gut microbiota during late pregnancy blocked the passage of labeled antibodies from the circulation into the brain parenchyma of the growing fetus”, says first author Dr. 49 more words

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Gut microbiota influences blood-brain barrier permeability

A new study in mice, conducted by researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet together with colleagues in Singapore and the United States, shows that our natural gut-residing microbes can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier, which protects the brain from harmful substances in the blood. 585 more words

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Part 1of 4: Love Your Guts

The Brain-Belly Connection-

Digging into one hey-ugely important topic, which is that our BRAINS and BELLIES are intricately connected.

Sounds weird.

Feels bizarre.

But, it’s TOTALLY TRUE! 1,209 more words

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Viv Russell: a study in indigestion

Viv first came to see me in September after eighteen months of crippling digestive discomfort combined with constipation, painful wind, insomnia, fatigue, joint pains and tendonitis, and increasing nausea. 833 more words

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