We’ve long known that what we eat affects the microbes in our bodies. Right now, hundreds of different species of bacteria are churning in our stomachs, working to protect us as well as survive within us. New research is showing that the bacterial microbiota of the gut could place chemical tags on our DNA and … Continue reading What You Eat Adjusts Your Gut Microbiota and Epigenetic Marks
Source: The Healing Power of a Gut Cleanse: 6-Day Detox by Dr. Edward Group The body is an incredible machine. Each person's body has a built-in detox system — starting with the gastrointestinal (GI) tract — that processes toxins, chemicals, and other harmful substances that your food inevitably contains. The GI tract begins to remove harmful substances … Continue reading The Healing Power of a Gut Cleanse: 6-Day Detox
Source: Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies by Dr. Edward Group If you have a leaky gut – also called increased intestinal permeability – substances that should stay in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract pass through spaces called tight junctions. In a healthy gut, tight junctions act like gatekeepers, keeping partially digested food and microbiota in and allowing … Continue reading Leaky gut: symptoms, causes and remedies
Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into your nether regions, you will … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?
Source: 9 Proven Indigestion Remedies You Can Try Today by Dr. Edward Group For most of us, mealtime is a pleasure. Sometimes, though, eating brings the uncomfortable symptoms of an upset stomach, or indigestion. One in four people experiences it occasionally or regularly. While there are a variety of over-the-counter and prescription drugs that claim to target the … Continue reading 9 Proven Indigestion Remedies You Can Try Today
Source: Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group Constipation causes discomfort and it can lead to embarrassing gas and uncomfortable bloating. Laxatives, which help evacuate stool from the bowels, are the go-to solution for most people dealing with constipation. Effective as that may be, some laxatives have mild to severe side effects, especially with … Continue reading Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know
In the brilliant scientific paper, ‘The pulse of inflammation: heart rate variability, the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway and implications for therapy,’ Dr. Jared M. Huston, Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University Medical Center discovered a neural control circuit that acts to keep the body’s cytokine production, and therefore inflammatory response, in check. During the 1990s, the … Continue reading Vagus Nerve – Inflammation – Heart Rate Variability
These days, it seems like more and more Americans are taking laxatives to combat constipation. Osmotic laxatives, like Miralax and Lactulose, are one of the most popular OTC options for this. What these types of laxatives do is fill the digestive tract with particles, which attract fluid inside the gut, flushing out the system and … Continue reading Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?
There are about a hundred trillion microbes living inside your gut -- protecting you from infection, aiding digestion and regulating your immune system. As our bodies have adapted to life in modern society, we've started to lose some of our normal microbes; at the same time, diseases linked to a loss of diversity in microbiome … Continue reading How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights
Metabolic Inflammatory Conditions Where does it all start? This important question can determine the success or failure of medical treatments so we better get it right. Actually there are several starting places to chronic illness but the one I want to talk about here starts in the stomach, which starts screaming at us with a … Continue reading Cancer & GERD