A healthy immune system starts with your gut, so make sure to take care of it! Hippocrates once said, “all disease starts in the gut” and this still rings true today. The microbiome of your digestive system is made up of trillions of microorganisms and their genetic material that live in your intestines. These microorganisms are [...]
It's no accident that we have "gut feelings" about things.The brain and the gut are actually closely related. Your emotions can directly affect your intestinal function, and vice versa. This is why when you’re stressed, you can feel the havoc it is wreaking on your gut.
When you're fighting a bacterial infection, antibiotics not only attack the bad bacteria, but can also destroy some of your gut's good bacteria. While prescription medications work hard to make you feel better, they can also cause unpleasant side effects, like diarrhea or a yeast infection.
Probiotics have been shown to help alleviate those side effects [...]