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microbiome

Naming and Shadow

With the passing of Ursula Le Guin on January 22nd, 2018 I decided to revisit some of my favorite of her books. Her books have a quality about them that is so real and yet so otherworldly. In particular I loved the E ...

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 Microbiome Challenges our Concept of Self

The human is not a unitary entity but a dynamic and interactive community of human cells and microbial cells. Self is not a human trait but the product of complex interactions between human cells and a multitude of m ...

The Role of the Gastrointestinal Microbiota in Visceral Pain

Changes to the microbial environment in the gut as a consequence of illness, stress or injury can lead to a broad spectrum of physiological and behavioral effects. Both CNS and the peripheral nervous system associate ...

Leaky Gut, Leaky Brain – Tight Junction Dysfuntion

Dr Zach Bush gives us a comprehensive understanding of how our tight junctions are breaking down and creating inflammation in part due to Monsanto's glyphosate. ...

Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis talks About Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Interview with Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis about SIBO, IBS and other conditions and various ways to work with the microbiome and digestive system. ...

Gut Microbiota Influences Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability

I’ve experienced the changes in my own blood brain barrier with the changes in my own microbiome first-hand but it is fun to see some studies backing me up. Source: www.clinicalnews.org Gut microbiota influence ...

Scientists Bust Myths that our Bodies have More Bacteria than Human Cells

Scientists from Canada and Israel find that the supposed 10:1 ratio of microbes to human cells in our body is more like 1.3:1 ...

Invisible You – The Human Microbiome: Bill Wroath

Bill Wroath enlisted the help of volunteer dancers to take part in this choreographed performance of the dance of our microbes. ...

Cymatics – Vibration and Matter

This film is an an old film made by Prof Hans Jenny to describe and explain visually the effect of cymatic frequencies on texture, water, minerals and metals, structure and oils. ...

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