From the monthly archives:

October 2017

Prepping for the holidays, travel, wrapping up end of year work deadlines, or just looking ahead so you can hit next year running are all common pressures this time of year. Often, there’s more than one weighing us down so a little extra help can be nice. In addition to getting help from friends and […]

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Your gut bacteria are important, they hold influence on functions all over your body, and have been linked to everything from heart health, to mood, to immune function and inflammation, and more. Now, certain (lack of) bacteria may be indicative of PTSD. Trauma from childhood may be more likely to cause PTSD later in life, […]

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Researchers want patients and doctors to rely more on the immune system, on supporting it, and letting it fight the illnesses that catch us now and then. Antibiotics are overused, and usually, that refers to how antibiotics are used preventatively in livestock, and prescribed for illnesses they can’t treat (things caused by viruses, like sinus […]

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New findings have pinpointed a correlation between your mouth bacteria and your gut health. Each day, you swallow over a litre of water and with it washes down all the bacteria you harbor in your mouth. Some of those bacteria are bad for your gut, and might trigger different health problems including Crohn’s and other […]

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I think the best kinds of studies are the ones that confirm simple truths. For example, a study has found that most recurrent bladder infections can be prevented by drinking more water. Drinking water to prevent (and help treat) bladder and other UTI infections is already folk wisdom, but with this study, there’s no excuse […]

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