Yesterday was one week post skin graft and time for the bolster removal. My blood pressure reading did not reveal the nervousness I felt! Two years ago a bolster removal was so painful I felt faint, so I had them recline my head so I couldn’t watch. 399 more words
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The scientific community is increasingly aware that an organism’s interactions with the millions of microbes in their bodies – the microbiome – can influence many of its functions, such as cognitive and metabolic activities and aging. 654 more words
Gut Microbes May Talk to the Brain Through Cortisol
Summary: Researchers identify a predictive relationship between serotonin, cortisol and fecal microbiota. The study provides additional support for previous findings that implicate gut bacteria in ASD. 1,275 more words
By Dr Mercola
From an evolutionary standpoint, any creature, including plants, has a built-in imperative to grow, thrive and propagate. Plants, being rooted into the ground, cannot outrun a predatory insect. 4,587 more words
A new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis finds that a gut microbe can prevent severe flu infections. According to reports, the new study which was conducted on mice finds that a certain gut microbe possesses some qualities that could prevent flu infections. 512 more words
Overweight and ready to take action?
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Every year nearly 200,000 Americans opt for a more extreme, old-fashioned solution: surgery. Physically altering the size and shape of the stomach.