We share our bodies with our gut microbes. In fact, you could even say that a lot of what we are depends on the bacteria we carry. They can make us thin or fat, healthy or sick, happy or depressed. Science is just beginning to understand all the ways in which gut microbes affect our […]
We share our bodies with our gut microbes. In fact, you could even say that a lot of what we are depends on the bacteria we carry. They can make us thin or fat, healthy or sick, happy or depressed. That is why it is important to keep our microbiome well balanced. In this post, […]
Lipopolysaccharides are bacterial toxins that can cause inflammation and health issues. Normally housed safely in the gut, lipopolysaccharides become toxic by entering the blood through infection, a leaky gut, or with high-fat meals. Once in the blood, they exert many damaging effects on the brain and body. Read on to learn how lipopolysaccharides cause inflammation, […]
It’s probably not possible to completely prevent any damage, but the question asks how to “mitigate” the damage, and that, I believe, can be accomplished. Also, there’s no need to do everything on the list. It isn’t all or nothing. Even trying one thing can help.
‘Leaky gut’ is gaining more attention by the day. This is because various diseases are increasingly associated with the state of our gut. Increased intestinal permeability, also known as ‘leaky gut,’ can trigger autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue syndrome, allergies, and even depression. In this post, you will learn more about the intestinal barrier, factors that […]
This post will explain how the gut microbiota can affect your weight.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) can cause constipation, diarrhea, malnutrition, unexplained weight loss, and fatigue. Find out what causes it, how to test for it, and what you can do to treat it. Fixing SIBO can greatly improve your health in addition to other biohacks and healthy life choices, for a guide on my favorite […]
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s are two major types of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBDs), which are chronic inflammatory digestive problems of unknown causes. Read this post to learn more about genetics, lifestyle factors, immune system activation, and infections that contribute to IBDs. Avoiding lectins in the diet can help ease unwanted inflammation and may calm symptoms, try […]
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion, which means that doctors diagnose this issue after eliminating all the other possibilities. Several doctors believe that IBS is a psychogenic or “in your head” problem, with unknown causes. Most IBS patients have normal bloodwork and other tests, and the treatments are often limited to just adding […]