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Microbiome – Diversity, Community and Health

With understanding and conscious interaction we can work with our microbes and enhance diversity both inside and outside our bodies. Diversity and community is the basis for health ...

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet with Dr Siebecker

Dr Siebecker, leading expert in the understanding of SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) talks about the use of the SCD (specific carbohydrate diet) in treating IBS and SIBO. ...

The Intestines by Lotte Teussink

After a day of sessions during my digestive study I can come home feeling a bit like this! Cooking a meal and a bath helps. ...

Vagus Nerve Embryology / Development

Vagus Nerve Embryology / Development

Excerpts from The Second Brain by Michael D. Gershon, M.D. outline in detail how the vagal nerve cells in the gut migrate from the neural crest during fetal development. ...

Melatonin in the Pineal and Appendix

The appendix has recently been elevated from it's 'unnecessary' status, and it is discovered to produce melatonin as well as being a repository for beneficial gut probiotics. ...

Vitamins, Biofilms and Health

People with healthy, diet-adapted gut flora, can subsist on very limited diets without vitamin deficiency diseases, because all of the vitamins can be obtained from bacteria growing in films coating the lining of the ...

A Gut Check for Many Ailments

Interesting look at how the gut and vagus nerve work together to create a whole other system of communication and how the hormones and neurotransmitters generated in the gut interact with other organs. ...

Treatments for Infant Colic

Interesting and in depth discussion on colic and how to deal with it, probiotics, craniosacral therapy and fennel tea are all discussed. ...