While holistic and functional medicine practitioners continue to explore and incorporate research that screams the importance of stomach bacteria, conventional doctors largely ignore our gut microbiomes opting instead for antibiotics and other strong Big Pharma medications that kill beneficial microbes.
The health benefits of raw honey are well documented. New findings now link honey with improved gut health. Discover how bees are making our good bacteria thrive like never before!
The vagus nerve is the most important nerve you probably didn’t know you had. Learn how to stimulate it for better health and to unpack those extra pounds.
When it comes to common ear infections in children, watching is often healthier than administering strong antibiotics that can upset a child’s delicate gut flora. A pediatrician discusses a more natural approach.
Antibiotic resistance draws the headlines, but don’t ignore the annihilation of beneficial microbes in your gastrointestinal tract every time you take antibiotics. Discover what you can do to avoid the gut flora carnage.
Your brain gets all the credit, but those 100 trillion microbes in your gut flip the switches. Find out how beneficial gut bacteria influence how we think.
You may not know it, but your gut is talking to your brain incessantly. Find out what the chatter is all about and how these conversations equate to better cognitive health for you.
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It may not have the cachet of the heart or brain, but the vagus nerve is a major player in keeping us healthy. When it misfires we can suffer from everything from obesity to mood disorder. Here’s some simple things you can do to keep the vagus nerve in good form.
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