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The Gut Microbiome and C. difficile
 
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Researchers from Mayo Clinic have published a new study on the gut microbiome and C. difficile in the journal Science Translational Medicine: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/10/464/eaam7019. Using a novel mouse model, the researchers found that a subset of patients with diarrhea may be susceptible to C. difficile infection as a result of deleterious changes in their gut bacteria and increased availability of amino acids, the favored food source for the pathogen C. difficile. The researchers also found that fecal microbiota transplant or dietary restriction can decrease amino acids availability and prevent C. difficile infection.
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Modulating the Gut Microbiome – the Role of Probiotics and Prebiotics
 
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The human intestinal microbiota functions as an organ and is critical for immune and gastrointestinal system maturation, colonization resistance, modulation of immune responses, and nutritional needs. A balanced, diverse microbiota is essential for health. There are disorders in which the beneficial use of probiotics is documented including antibiotic-associated diarrhea, C. difficile-associated diarrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease, dysbiosis, urinary tract infections, allergies, atopic dermatitis, eczema, and lactose intolerance. As a complementary therapy, prebiotics increase the numbers and/or activities of healthful gut microbiota and support populations of healthful genera that are not available as probiotics. This presentation will provide the knowledge and tools needed to effectively use prebiotics and probiotics to enhance health. Learning objectives: 1. Understand the beneficial effects of the gastrointestinal microbiota on the development and function of the immune, gastrointestinal, and other organ systems, as well as the adverse effects that can occur secondary to microbiome disruption 2. Appreciate the mechanisms by which probiotics may confer benefit and the health conditions for which evidence exists to support their use 3. Learn the safety profile and potential risks of probiotic preparations and how to effectively select and dose probiotic formulas ----------------------------------------------------------------- Presented by Stephen Olmstead, MDAviva Romm, MD Stephen Olmstead, MD, graduated from the University of New Mexico with distinction in biology and chemistry. He attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Olmstead completed a cardiology fellowship at the University of Washington. He is board certified in both internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases. His academic honors include Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Olmstead served in the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps in the Indian Health Service. For many years Dr. Olmstead was Clinical Assistant Professor in Medicine at the University of Washington Medical School in Seattle. He served as advisor to the King County Natural Medicine Clinic during its inception and consultant to the Office of Alternative Medicine after it was first established at the National Institutes of Health. He has long been an advocate of rigorous scientific research on complementary medical therapies. He has more than 30 years of experience in clinical trials, registries and basic research. In 2005, Dr. Olmstead joined ProThera Inc. as its Chief Science Officer. Dr. Olmstead provides scientific support to both technical services and marketing at ProThera. He is responsible for the company newsletters, educational programs, and technical materials. designs and directs clinical trials of ProThera products including probiotics. Dr. Olmstead's current interests are in the development of innovative probiotic and prebiotic formulations and the use of nutriceuticals to disrupt dysbiotic biofilms. ------------------------------------------------------------- Genova Diagnostics offers webinar sessions that are designed to answer your most pressing questions about test profiles and popular topics in functional medicine. Learn more at http://www.gdx.net
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The Gut-Brain Connection
 
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Duke University researcher Diego Bohorquez and colleagues have identified the neural circuitry that connects the gut with the brain. This pathway is spanned by a single synapse, capable of relaying a signal from gut to brain in 100 milliseconds. This newly discovered pathway is probably exploited by pathogens, and will almost certainly lead to new therapies.
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Gut reactions: host microbiome interactions in the intestine in health and disease
 
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Gut reactions: host microbiome interactions in the intestine in health and disease Air date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 3:00:00 PM Category: WALS - Wednesday Afternoon Lectures Runtime: 01:00:44 Description: NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series The gastrointestinal tract is home to a large number and vast array of bacteria that play an important role in nutrition, immune-system development, and host defense. In inflammatory bowel disease there is a breakdown in this mutualistic relationship resulting in aberrant inflammatory responses to intestinal bacteria. Studies in model systems indicate that intestinal homeostasis is an active process involving a delicate balance between effector and immune suppressive pathways. For her presentation, Dr. Powrie will discuss bacterial pathways that promote intestinal homeostasis and host defense, and how these may be harnessed therapeutically. For more information go to https://oir.nih.gov/wals/2017-2018/ Author: Fiona Powrie, D. Phil., Professor; Director, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?23754
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Immunology in the Gut Mucosa
 
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The gut mucosa hosts the body's largest population of immune cells. Nature Immunology in collaboration with Arkitek Studios have produced an animation unravelling the complexities of mucosal immunology in health and disease. Nature Immunology homepage: http://www.nature.com/ni/index.html Nature has full responsibility for all editorial content, including Nature Video content. This content is editorially independent of sponsors.
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How The Gut Microbiota Affects Our Health with Dr. Erica & Dr. Justin Sonnenburg
 
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Dr. Justin Sonnenburg is an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Stanford and Dr. Erica Sonnenburg is a senior research scientist in the Sonnenburg lab where they the research many aspects the interaction between diet with the 100 trillion or so bacteria in the gut (specifically the colon) and how this impacts the health of the host (which in this case is a laboratory research mouse). In this episode we discuss the pivotal role fiber plays in fueling good bacteria in the gut to produce compounds that regulate the immune system including increasing the number of T regulatory cells, which are specialized types of immune cells that keep the immune system in check and prevent autoimmune responses, and how these compounds also increase other types of blood cells in the body in a process known as hematopoiesis. We also talk about how the lack of fiber in the typical American diet actually starves these good bacteria of their food. This has an effect not only on the immune system and autoimmune diseases but also results in the breakdown of the gut barrier, which leads to widespread inflammation and inflammatory diseases. Lastly, in this podcast, Dr. Erica Sonnenburg talks about how C-sections, have a negative effect on the infant’s gut due to the lack of exposure to bacteria present in the mother’s vaginal canal, and how the use of formula deprives the infant not only from the good bacteria present in Mom’s gut but also from special carbohydrates in breast milk that are good for the infant gut flora known as HMOs or human milk oligosaccharides. ▶︎ Get the show notes! https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/the-sonnenburgs Links related to the Sonnenburgs: ▶︎ http://sonnenburglab.stanford.edu/ ▶︎ http://www.facebook.com/thegoodgut ▶︎http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1594206287/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1594206287&linkCode=as2&tag=foun06-20&linkId=IOKAGDTRCL47XQN6 Links related to FoundMyFitness: ▶︎ Join my weekly newsletter: http://www.foundmyfitness.com/?sendme=nutrigenomics ▶︎ Crowdfund more videos: http://www.patreon.com/foundmyfitness ▶︎ Subscribe on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=foundmyfitness ▶︎ Subscribe to the podcast: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/foundmyfitness/id818198322 ▶︎ Twitter: http://twitter.com/foundmyfitness ▶︎ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/foundmyfitness ▶︎ Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/foundmyfitness
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Healthy Gut Healthy Body: Intestinal health & chronic disease
 
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This public lecture event was given by Dr. Thomas Rau MD - head of the Paracelsus Clinic in Switzerland and author of both Biological Medicine: the Future of Natural Healing - and - The Swiss Secret to Optimal Health. The topic of this informative lecture was about the link between intestinal health & chronic disease and how the root of your health starts in your gut. The unexpected popularity of this event caused hundreds of people to be turned away at the door, after room capacity had been reached. Brought to you by Biomedicine.com
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How Nutrition Can Shape Gut Microbiota  - Alessio Fasano (March 2016)
 
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How Nutrition Can Shape Gut Microbiota and its Implications in the Autoimmunity Epidemics: The Lesson Learned From Celiac Disease - presented by Alesso Fasano, MD on March 17, 2016 Alessio Fasano, MD, is the W. Allan Walker Chair of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC). His visionary research, which established the rate of celiac disease at one in 133 people, led to the awareness of celiac disease as a growing public health problem in the United States. Dr. Fasano founded the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment in 1996, where he treats adults and children for gluten-related disorders. Dr. Fasano is also Director of the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC) at MGHfC. In 2000, he and his team discovered the protein zonulin, opening up the door to a new way of looking at the function of intestinal permeability, not only as it affects the gut, but also what role it plays in both inflammation and autoimmunity throughout the body. Current research directed by Dr. Fasano encompasses both basic science focused on bacterial pathogenesis, the gut microbiome and intestinal mucosal biology, as well as translational science focused on interventional clinical trials in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases with an ultimate goal of prevention. A passionate advocate for collaboration in research and clinical work, Dr. Fasano recently authored Gluten Freedom to provide patients, healthcare providers and general readers an evidence-based yet entertaining book to dispel confusion about gluten and how it can affect your health. Dr. Fasano is widely sought after as an expert in celiac disease, intestinal permeability and autoimmune disorders and has been featured in media outlets around the world, including National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Daily Mail, Elle, TIME and other online and media outlets. Visit the Silicon Valley Health Institute (aka Smart Life Forum) at http://www.svhi.com Silicon Valley Health Institute Smart Life Forum Palo Alto
The Gut Microbiota and Multiple Sclerosis | Dr. Jens Walter | MS Society of Canada
 
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As humans, our intestinal tract is colonized by a dense and species-rich community of microorganisms (the gut microbiota) that is of paramount importance to our health. Recent clinical and experimental studies clearly indicate an important role of these communities in the etiology of multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases. Dr. Walter discussed how the gut microbiota is implicated in the pathology of MS and how ‘microbial involvement’ provides explanations for the impact of the environmental risk factors of MS. He presented some of the microbiome-targeted treatment options that are currently discussed and researched in the field. Dr. Jens Walter is an associate professor and Campus Alberta Innovation Program Chair for nutrition, microbes and gastrointestinal health at the University of Alberta. After receiving his doctoral degree from the University of Hohenheim in Germany, he performed postdoctoral research into genetic and metagenomic approaches to study gut microbial ecology at the University of Otago in New Zealand. In 2006, Dr. Walter accepted a tenure track position at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to work as a molecular microbial ecologist. He received tenure in 2012 before moving to the University of Alberta, Canada in 2014. Dr. Walter’s research focuses on the investigation of ecological and evolutionary processes that shape host-microbial symbioses in the human gut, and the application of these scientific concepts to develop microbiome-targeted nutritional and therapeutic strategies to improve human health. ------------------------------------------------------- To learn more about the MS Society of Canada, please visit our website or contact one of our MS Navigators: Website: https://mssociety.ca/ Phone: 1-844-859-6789 Email: [email protected]
How Early Nutrition Influences Gut Microbiome  -- Alessio Fasano, MD
 
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In his Grand Rounds presentation, Alessio Fasano, MD, presents current evidence on how early nutrition can shape gut microbiota composition, key intestinal functions, including gut permeability, and immune response leading to chronic inflammatory diseases. The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine is pleased to share lectures from the Grand Rounds presentations. A series featuring pioneers and thought leaders in Functional Medicine. To learn more about Functional Medicine:https://www.ifm.org/functional-medicine/get-started-with-functional-medicine/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=gr-youtube-cta&utm_term=unaware&utm_content=cccfm-gr-fasano
Advances in Gut Microbiota Science and Fecal Microbiota Therapy
 
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A medical lecture by Prof. Peter Konturek, MD, organized by BioBalance Wellness Inc. Lecture highlights: - Scientific advances and perspectives on the gut microbiota’s influence on your brain, mood, immunity, aging, and disease - Special Session on Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) ABOUT THE SPEAKER: PROF. PETER CHRISTOPHER KONTUREK, M.D. • World’s expert in adult fecal microbiota transplantation • Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Thuringia Clinic Saalfeld • Professor of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany • Member of the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology and peer-reviewer of leading gastroenterology studies • Published more than 250 original peer-reviewed publications and written more than 15 book chapters
How To Improve Your Gut Bacteria 10 Ways To Enhance Your Gut Microbiota
 
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How To Improve Your Gut Bacteria 10 Ways To Enhance Your Gut Microbiota. Your body is full of trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi. They are collectively known as the microbiome. While some bacteria are associated with disease, others are actually extremely important for your immune system, heart, weight and many other aspects of health. The gut flora make up a world of microorganisms that populate our gastrointestinal tract. It is estimated there are about 100 trillion of these microorganisms, called microbes. They are predominately made up of various strains of bacteria, but there are also some fungi and protozoa as well. Our relationship with the gut flora is considered to be one of mutual benefit. The gut flora may also be referred to as the microbiome, microbiota or microflora. Gut Bacteria and Diet Although the research in this area is quite preliminary, the following dietary changes may be of help in keeping your friendly gut bacteria happy and certainly will do you no harm: Decrease sugar and refined carbohydrates. These food components interact with gut bacteria through a process of fermentation and can contribute to excessive symptoms of gas and bloating. Get to know prebiotics. As you hear more and more about gut bacteria, you will also be hearing more and more about prebiotics. Prebiotics are ingredients in foods that encourage the growth of beneficial flora. Prebiotics are primarily found in vegetables and fruits that are high in soluble and insoluble fiber. Two other buzzwords are "fructooligosaccharides" and "inulins;" foods with these prebiotic components seem to be especially gut flora-friendly.
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Candidal Infections - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
 
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What are Candidal Infections? Candida is a yeast that likes warm, moist environments like the mouth, where it can cause thrush, and the groin, where it can cause diaper rash and yeast infections. Find more videos at http://osms.it/more. Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians learn by Osmosis. We have unparalleled tools and materials to prepare you to succeed in school, on board exams, and as a future clinician. Sign up for a free trial at http://osms.it/more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://osms.it/subscribe. Get early access to our upcoming video releases, practice questions, giveaways, and more when you follow us on social media: Facebook: http://osms.it/facebook Twitter: http://osms.it/twitter Instagram: http://osms.it/instagram Our Vision: Everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis. Our Mission: To empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. Learn more here: http://osms.it/mission Medical disclaimer: Knowledge Diffusion Inc (DBA Osmosis) does not provide medical advice. Osmosis and the content available on Osmosis's properties (Osmosis.org, YouTube, and other channels) do not provide a diagnosis or other recommendation for treatment and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a healthcare professional in diagnosis and treatment of any person or animal. The determination of the need for medical services and the types of healthcare to be provided to a patient are decisions that should be made only by a physician or other licensed health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
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Microbiome: Gut Bugs and You | Warren Peters | TEDxLaSierraUniversity
 
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Can gut bugs change the world? Join Warren Peters on a journey into understanding your microbiome and the new discoveries changing the way we understand diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer's disease, autism, and our everyday health and wellness. If asked, he will tell you that the first part of his medical career was in general surgery, where “if something is wrong with you, I will cut it out." The next was dedicated to lifestyle and natural medicines, where “if something is wrong with you, just try harder." And finally, the last part is dedicated to the molecular and genetic basis of obesity, where "if something is wrong with you, it is the fault of your parents and the changing environment." Within these three perspectives, reside the virtues of common sense and wisdom. He obtained his medical degree from Loma Linda University, his surgical training at the Mason Clinic in Seattle Washington, and, his Master’s degree in biostatistics and epidemiology from Loma Linda University. He is privileged to travel and lecture nationally and internationally on topics of nutrition, wholeness, and wellness. He has practiced surgical care, wholistic care, and, primary care in Washington, Maryland, Virginia, and California. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Malaria - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
 
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What is malaria? Malaria's a mosquito-borne infectious disease common in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, that's caused by a parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium. Find more videos at http://osms.it/more. Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians learn by Osmosis. We have unparalleled tools and materials to prepare you to succeed in school, on board exams, and as a future clinician. Sign up for a free trial at http://osms.it/more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://osms.it/subscribe. Get early access to our upcoming video releases, practice questions, giveaways, and more when you follow us on social media: Facebook: http://osms.it/facebook Twitter: http://osms.it/twitter Instagram: http://osms.it/instagram Our Vision: Everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis. Our Mission: To empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. Learn more here: http://osms.it/mission Medical disclaimer: Knowledge Diffusion Inc (DBA Osmosis) does not provide medical advice. Osmosis and the content available on Osmosis's properties (Osmosis.org, YouTube, and other channels) do not provide a diagnosis or other recommendation for treatment and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a healthcare professional in diagnosis and treatment of any person or animal. The determination of the need for medical services and the types of healthcare to be provided to a patient are decisions that should be made only by a physician or other licensed health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
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Crohn's disease (Crohn disease) - causes, symptoms & pathology
 
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What is Crohn's disease (Crohn disease)? Crohn disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that damages the epithelial lining of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn disease is thought to be an immune system-related and genetic in origin. Find more videos at http://osms.it/more. Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians learn by Osmosis. We have unparalleled tools and materials to prepare you to succeed in school, on board exams, and as a future clinician. Sign up for a free trial at http://osms.it/more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://osms.it/subscribe. Get early access to our upcoming video releases, practice questions, giveaways, and more when you follow us on social media: Facebook: http://osms.it/facebook Twitter: http://osms.it/twitter Instagram: http://osms.it/instagram Our Vision: Everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis. Our Mission: To empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. Learn more here: http://osms.it/mission Medical disclaimer: Knowledge Diffusion Inc (DBA Osmosis) does not provide medical advice. Osmosis and the content available on Osmosis's properties (Osmosis.org, YouTube, and other channels) do not provide a diagnosis or other recommendation for treatment and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a healthcare professional in diagnosis and treatment of any person or animal. The determination of the need for medical services and the types of healthcare to be provided to a patient are decisions that should be made only by a physician or other licensed health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
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Crohns Disease & Prebiotics
 
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https://www.prebiotin.com If you are suffering from Crohn's disease and dysbiosis (an imbalance of gut bacteria), it is important that you eat mostly foods high in insoluble fiber and prebiotics to combat the harmful effects of bad bacteria in your colon. By consuming prebiotic foods and taking prebiotic supplements, you will be helping the good bacteria in your gut reproduce exponentially to enrich your colon wall. Discover the many benefits of prebiotics if you have Crohn's disease by watching this video by gastroenterologist Dr. Frank W. Jackson. Symptoms and Causes of Crohn's Disease Crohn’s disease is a chronic condition included in the spectrum of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs). Crohn's disease primarily affects the ileum — the end of your small intestine — and the beginning of your colon — the large intestine. However, Crohn's disease may also affect other areas of your GI tract. (Note: Ulcerative colitis, which presents symptoms similar to Crohn's, only affects the colon). According to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America website, symptoms of Crohn's disease varies among individuals but typically involve: • Bleeding from the rectum • Abdominal pain and cramping • Persistent diarrhea that does not respond to medication • Constipation that sometimes leads to bowel obstruction • Urgent need to have a bowel movement • Fever, fatigue, appetite loss and rapid weight loss In addition to genetics and environmental factors, dysbiosis is highly suspected of aggravating Crohn's disease. This serious imbalance of gut bacteria develops when you have more bad bacteria in your gut than good bacteria. Since 70 percent of your immune system is supported by your colon and small intestine, this imbalance impedes the normal functioning of your immune system. Causes of dysbiosis include stress, illness, undetected food allergies and overuse of antibiotics. While antibiotics are useful for fighting infections, these drugs also kill the good bacteria necessary for optimal gut and immune system health. More often than not, antibiotics are not necessary to overcome less invasive infections. A healthy immune system sustained by an optimal balance of gut bacteria may be all that is necessary to defeat an illness. Food Additives and Crohn's Disease Food additives, especially toxic substances called emulsifiers, destroy the protective mucous layer within the colon and small intestine. Emulsifiers are chemical additives designed to extend the shelf life of perishable foods and improve the texture of food. Common emulsifiers found in foods include xanthan gum, guar gum, polysorbate 80, lecithin, hypromellose and carboxymethyl cellulose. Studies have shown that emulsifiers disturb the balance of bacteria in your gut and produce the same kind of intestinal inflammation associated with Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and metabolic syndrome. To avoid consuming emulsifiers, always read the ingredient label. Dr. Jackson says that if you find an ingredient you've never heard of listed on a food label, it is probably an emulsifier. Relieve Symptoms of Crohn's Disease With Prebiotics Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber compounds that move through your colon and support the growth and activity of good bacteria in your intestines. Raw chicory, dandelion greens, raw garlic, onions, wheat bran and raw asparagus are some of the foods that contain prebiotics. Prebiotics are not only necessary for good gut health, but probiotics also need them to sustain their activity as well. In addition, research has demonstrated that prebiotics increase production of short-chain fatty acids essential for colon health. Exhibiting strong, anti-inflammatory properties, short-chain fatty acids are your colon's primary source of energy and enrich colon functioning. For more information on our prebiotics and to access our Crohn's Disease Dietary Therapy Guide, visit: https://www.prebiotin.com/resources/diets/crohns-disease-dietary-therapy/
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12 Natural Leaky Gut Syndrome Cures to Treat & Heal the Body
 
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12 Natural Leaky Gut Syndrome Cures to Treat & Heal the Body Leaky Gut Syndrome is a health condition in which there is damage to your intestinal lining, allowing toxins to enter your bloodstream. Leaky Gut compromises your digestive system and overall health, leading to unpleasant symptoms such as pain, fatigue, digestive issues, brain fog, and all sorts of other health complications, such as mental health conditions, autoimmune disease, inflamed bowels, and cancer. In a nutshell: your digestive system is VITAL for your overall health. It is within your digestive system where most of the nutrients you take in are absorbed. In addition, your upper gastrointestinal tract contains most of your entire body’s immune system cells – roughly 80%! The digestive system also interacts with hundreds of hormones in the body by way of beneficial bacteria. What is Leaky Gut and Why Is It So Common? Leaky gut is a specific condition that occurs when microscopic holes form in the digestive tract. Here is how it works. The intestines are protected by a layer of specialized cells. These cells are linked together by tight junction, or TJ, proteins. TJ proteins on the inner walls of your intestines are the “gatekeepers.” They decide what is allowed to pass between the digestive system and the bloodstream. In healthy intestinal environments, dozens of different kinds of TJ proteins help to monitor what goes into the bloodstream from the digestive system, such as vital nutrients, and what stays out, such as toxins that need to be excreted.1 When a person has leaky gut, tiny particles that should not get into the bloodstream are able to pass through. This process inevitably leads to acute inflammation. Adding fuel to the fire, the immune system goes into overdrive in the presence of pathogens in the bloodstream. This can lead to immune overstimulation, or autoimmunity. Leaky gut symptoms may be similar to other gut-related conditions and can include: • Gas • Bloating • Stomach cramping • Food sensitivities • Headaches + minor aches and pains • Mood swings and low energy WHAT CAUSES LEAKY GUT SYNDROME? The four main cause of Leaky Gut include: An unhealthy diet Toxic overload Chronic Stress Bacterial imbalance Unfortunately, there’s no standard diagnostic test for detecting leaky gut syndrome. The most effective way to determine whether you have leaky gut is to eliminate (as best you can) all of the contributing factors you have the most control over – gut-disrupting foods, chronic stress, and toxins – and monitor your symptoms to see if they improve. LIFESTYLE TREATMENTS FOR LEAKY GUT Lifestyle treatments for Leaky Gut Include the 4 R-s: REMOVE foods and other substances that can damage your gut REPLACE them with healthy foods REPAIR with vitamins and supplements REBALANCE with probiotics How to Restore a Healthy Gut, Naturally Likely the best way to heal a leaky gut is to go back to eating and living the way our ancient ancestors did, and spend your days foraging for food in the form of roots, leaves, berries, bark and the occasional egg or wild animal you manage to take down. This is what our digestive systems were designed to thrive on, and they haven’t changed much (if at all) in the last few hundred thousand years. 1. Apply Herbal and Natural Therapy Taking herbal and natural supplements is an easy and effective way to support your gut health and accelerate your recovery*. Essentially, you’re offering your gut the beneficial plant chemicals it was designed to rely on hundreds of thousands of years ago – and that design hasn’t changed. 2. Not Enough Probiotics Probiotics come from the foods we eat. upping probiotic content in your gut either through supplementation or consuming probiotic-rich foods can help with allergy disorders, liver conditions, and even the common cold.11 examples of probiotics food include some cheeses, yoghurt And pickles 3. Not Enough Prebiotics Once probiotic microorganisms are doing their thing to help your body, they have to eat to survive as well. Nutrients for probiotic bacteria come in the form of certain kinds of fibers called “prebiotics”.13 Vegetables containing these fibers include: • Artichokes • Asparagus • Garlic • Onions • Leeks • Dandelion greens 4. Non-Stop Stress Some stress comes with the territory of being human, and it can be a good thing: Occasional stress in the face of a serious threat slows the movement of food materials through the gut so the body can put its energy and resources elsewhere. It’s the old fight-or-flight response — a biological throwback to when we had to evade the occasional tiger in the wild.
Functional dynamics of the gut microbiome in health and disease
 
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Functional dynamics of the gut microbiome in health and disease Air date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 3:00:00 PM Category: WALS - Wednesday Afternoon Lectures Runtime: 01:00:59 Description: NIH Director’s Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series Dr. Fraser's current research interests are focused oncharacterization of the structure and function of the microbial communitiesthat are found in the human environment, as part of the NIH-funded HumanMicrobiome Project, including projects specifically focused on obesity,metabolic syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, the interactions between thehuman immune response and the gut microbiome, and the impact of probiotics onthe structure and function of the intestinal microbiome. About the annual Rolla E. Dyer lecture: The annual Rolla E. Dyer Lecture features aninternationally renowned researcher who has contributed substantially to themedical as well as the biological knowledge of infectious diseases. Establishedin 1950, the lecture series honors former NIH director Dr. Dyer, who was anoted authority on infectious diseases. For more information go to https://oir.nih.gov/wals Author: Claire Fraser, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Institute for Genome Sciences; University of Maryland School of Medicine Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?19272
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The microbiota as instructor and arbiter of immune responses in health and disease
 
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The microbiota as instructor and arbiter of immune responses in health and disease Air date: Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 3:00:00 PM Category: WALS - Wednesday Afternoon Lectures Runtime: 01:07:59 Description: NIH Director's Wednesday Afternoon Lecture Series The vertebrate intestinal tract is colonized by hundreds of species of bacteria that outnumber the total cells in the host, yet must be compartmentalized and tolerated to prevent invasive growth and harmful inflammatory responses. A key function of commensal microbes is to contribute to the adaptive immune repertoire and to diverse lymphocyte effector functions. T cell responses against non-invasive commensals contribute to shaping the repertoire of effector/memory and regulatory T cells. How T cells elicited by commensal bacteria can influence autoimmunity is a central question that remains unsolved. The Littman Lab studies the antigenic specificity of microbiota-induced T cells and the mechanisms by which their functions are acquired upon interaction with distinct commensal species. His lab finds that Th17 cells, which are central to mucosal barrier defense but also participate in autoimmune disease, are induced by specific constituents of the microbiota, and acquire effector function only after additional exposure to endogenous adjuvants, such as the serum amyloid A proteins. The lab's studies in mice are not only relevant for human autoimmune diseases, many of which have Th17 cell involvement, but may also provide insights into how commensal microbe-specific T cell responses could be harnessed for mucosal vaccination and cancer immunotherapy. For more information go to https://oir.nih.gov/wals/2016-2017 Author: Dan R. Littman, M.D., Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology at New York University School of Medicine Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?22148
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Is The Pill Wrecking Your Gut Microbiome? Gut Dysbiosis Part 1 of 6
 
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The pill and gut dysbiosis. In this video, Dr Hagmeyer explains how the pill and other methods of contraceptives, affect gut health. The pill has been shown to have the ability to alter our microbiome and impact gut flora in negative ways. This video series titled "Is the Pill wrecking your gut?" will explain the many ways the pill affects gut health- Gut dysbiosis, gut inflammation, Gall bladder disease, Liver problems, Thyroid and more. Be sure to subscribe! Our gut microbiome is a complex ecosystem of bacteria that help govern nearly every function of the human body in some way. Environmental factors also influence these bacteria. The stress in our lives, the food we eat, and the medicine we take - including oral contraceptives - can all alter the state of our microbiomes. Some of the main issues associated with a change to this microbiome include; Bloating Diarrhea Headaches Abdominal pain Mental fog Constipation Acne Indigestion Acid reflux www.DrHagmeyer.com Be sure to tune into the next video where Dr Hagmeyer will be revealing another area of gut health impacted by oral contraceptives, IUD's, Patches, etc Get recommendations on where to start improving your gut health by visiting https://drhagmeyer.com/start-here/ Connect with us below email us at [email protected] Facebook
Alessio Fasano - Spectrum of Gluten-Related Disorders: People Shall Not Live by Bread Alone
 
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The cultivation of gluten-containing grains that were the backbone of the agricultural revolution have also brought with them the manifestation of conditions related to negative reactions to gluten. These include celiac disease, wheat allergy and the "new kid on the block" of the spectrum of gluten-related disorders—gluten sensitivity. The autoimmune disorder of celiac disease is the most widely studied condition on the spectrum. It affects approximately 1 in 133 people, a rate that has doubled in the U.S. every 15 years over the past 35 years. An estimate from the Center for Celiac Research puts gluten sensitivity at 6% of the U.S. population. With current interest in the human genome and microbiome, research is leading scientists to examine the relationship between the intestinal microbiome and gluten-related disorders. Currently the gluten-free diet is the only available treatment for gluten-related disorders. World-renowned pediatric gastroenterologist, research scientist, and entreprenuer Alessio Fasano, M.D., founded the Center for Celiac Research in 1996. The Center offers state-of-the art research, clinical expertise and teaching for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of gluten-related disorders, including celiac disease, wheat allergy, and gluten sensitivity. Trained in Naples, Italy, as a pediatric gastroenterologist, Dr. Fasano was recruited to the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1993 and founded its Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Puzzled by the absence of children exhibiting symptoms of celiac disease in the clinic, he resolved to uncover the mystery of missing American "celiacs." His perseverance in the face of skepticism about celiac disease in the U.S. eventually led to his publication of the groundbreaking study in 2003 that established the rate of the autoimmune disorder at one in 133 Americans. In early 2013, Dr. Fasano was appointed Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. He brought the Center for Celiac Research to Boston, where he heads the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center, based in Charlestown, and is Associate Chief for Basic, Clinical and Translational Research for the Department of Pediatrics at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. He is a Visiting Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
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It takes guts to get arthritis: The spondyloarthritis - Crohn’s Disease spectrum – a new paradigm?
 
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In recent years, a new paradigm has developed in perceptions around ankylosing spondylitis (AS) such that many now see this disease as part of a spectrum of spondyloarthropathies that also includes Crohn’s disease. These two conditions not only demonstrate many common phenotypic characteristics, but also share a common genetic risk. Both may be triggered by dysbiosis within the intestinal microbiota. Gut inflammation is a frequent sub-clinical manifestation of AS and arthritis a common extra-intestinal manifestation of Crohn’s disease. This talk will take the form of two diametrically opposed, vituperative duelling specialists each with their own narrow and transparent agendas attempting to take sole ownership for this new dialectic. Presented by Associate Professor Simon Stebbings | Consultant Physician in Rheumatology https://www.otago.ac.nz/dsm/people/expertise/profile/?id=775 Associate Professor Michael Schultz | Head of Department at the Department of Medicine; Director of the Gut Health Network https://www.otago.ac.nz/dsm/people/expertise/profile/?id=793
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A microbial signature for Crohn's disease
 
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Read the full paper here: http://gut.bmj.com/content/66/5/813 To cite: Pascal V, Pozuelo M, Borruel N et al. Gut 2017:;66:813-822. Objective A decade of microbiome studies has linked IBD to an alteration in the gut microbial community of genetically predisposed subjects. However, existing profiles of gut microbiome dysbiosis in adult IBD patients are inconsistent among published studies, and did not allow the identification of microbial signatures for CD and UC. Here, we aimed to compare the faecal microbiome of CD with patients having UC and with non-IBD subjects in a longitudinal study. Conclusions Although UC and CD share many epidemiologic, immunologic, therapeutic and clinical features, our results showed that they are two distinct subtypes of IBD at the microbiome level. For the first time, we are proposing microbiomarkers to discriminate between CD and non-CD independently of geographical regions.
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Tuberculosis - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology
 
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What is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis, or mycobacterium tuberculosis, is a type of mycobacteria that commonly infects the lungs. TB can be latent, in which it's dormant, or it can be active, in which it causes symptoms and can be contagious and very serious. Find more videos at http://osms.it/more. Hundreds of thousands of current & future clinicians learn by Osmosis. We have unparalleled tools and materials to prepare you to succeed in school, on board exams, and as a future clinician. Sign up for a free trial at http://osms.it/more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel at http://osms.it/subscribe. Get early access to our upcoming video releases, practice questions, giveaways, and more when you follow us on social media: Facebook: http://osms.it/facebook Twitter: http://osms.it/twitter Instagram: http://osms.it/instagram Our Vision: Everyone who cares for someone will learn by Osmosis. Our Mission: To empower the world’s clinicians and caregivers with the best learning experience possible. Learn more here: http://osms.it/mission Medical disclaimer: Knowledge Diffusion Inc (DBA Osmosis) does not provide medical advice. Osmosis and the content available on Osmosis's properties (Osmosis.org, YouTube, and other channels) do not provide a diagnosis or other recommendation for treatment and are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a healthcare professional in diagnosis and treatment of any person or animal. The determination of the need for medical services and the types of healthcare to be provided to a patient are decisions that should be made only by a physician or other licensed health care provider. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition.
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Hypothyroidism and Gut Bacteria
 
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http://powerhealthtalk.com Today we will be discussing new research regarding the relationships between gastrointestinal bacteria and thyroid function. If you would like to see more videos and topics like this please subscribe to our YouTube channel as well as follow us on Facebook at http://powerhealthreno.com/facebook Power Health 1175 Harvard Way Reno, NV 89502 775-329-4402 http://powerhealthreno.com Dr. Martin Rutherford Power Health Reno Power Health Talk Chiropractic Neurology Reno Functional Medicine Reno https://www.youtube.com/user/PowerHealthful #DrMartinRutherford #PowerHealthReno #FunctionalMedicineReno #ChiropracticNeurologyReno lw.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIFib7u4neE
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Reversing Digestive Disorders - October 2018 Functional Forum
 
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Register to watch next the Functional Forum: http://functionalforum.com/next-event Evolution of Medicine Presents: Reversing Digestive Disorders - October 2018 Functional Forum Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2n9QpsC Practitioners - Join the EvoMed Practitioner FB Group: https://bit.ly/2KpOfON Health Advocates - Register to receive our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2vfggnj The Evolution of Medicine is thrilled to be back in our nation’s capital for the 57th Functional Forum: Reversing Digestive Disorders. Chronic digestive disorders are rampant, with upwards of 72% of American suffering in silence from a range of chronic issues like irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease and celiac disease --- to say nothing of the whole host of disorders that arise from intestinal permeability or “Leaky Gut Syndrome” What’s worse, most patients don’t seek help for these painful and often life-altering conditions. They need to know functional medicine can help them, and we intend to get the word out! Get ready for an incredible line-up of digestive health speakers, including: Kristi Hughes, ND—long-time member of the Institute for Functional Medicine teaching staff, she will be sharing the core principles of using functional medicine to reverse digestive disorders. Tom O'Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN—a leading functional medicine educator, author and faculty member at the Institute for Functional Medicine's AFMCP course happening concurrently in Washington D.C. In his talk, “How An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away”, Dr. Tom will provide a variety of lifelong pearls for clinical practice. Robert Abbott, MD—creator of “The Student Clinician's Guide to Functional Integrative Medicine”, will share how he is combining functional medicine, coaching and community to tackle chronic disease in his new functional medicine practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. Angie Alt, CHC—a nutritionist who conducted a recent study on how the autoimmune paleo diet can positively affect digestive disorders. Angie will share the data from her study and elaborate on how the API community has a role to play in reversing digestive disorders. This LIVE event will take place as part of the KNEW Vision Tour. If you’ll be in the D.C. area, you can get free tickets for the event, courtesy of our sponsor Precision Analytical; visit: goevomed.com/tour and enter the coupon code: “Dutch” upon checkout. Contact us: [email protected]
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Best Probiotic Supplement 2019: Works For Weight Loss Gas Bloating And All Your Gut Related Woes
 
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Probiotic T‑50 → → → http://tinyurl.com/probioticst50 Best Probiotic Supplement 2019: Works For Weight Loss Gas Bloating And All Your Gut Related Woes Probiotic T50 pill is a powerful gut supplement to improve gut health. By using it, you may say good-bye to all your gut-related woes as it boosts the number of good bacteria which are essential for health and digestion. It is clear through the Zenith Labs Probiotic T50 Reviews that it helps to bid adieu to constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating. Tags best probiotic supplement bloating pills probiotics for bloating fat loss pills fat loss supplements probiotics for weight loss best probiotics for weight loss gas pills probiotics gas probiotics for gut health vitamins for immune system memory pills memory supplements vitamins for memory probiotic capsules probiotic pills probiotic supplements probiotic vitamins probiotic tablets The use of probiotic supplement boosts the population of gut bacteria to benefit the gut. It increases the number of good bacteria which exceeds the number of bad ones. The unique formula boosts the number of good bacteria as it is a highly advanced probiotic formula and supplement, comprising billions of good bacteria of 11 different strains. Its main ingredient is S. Thermophilus which is again a powerful bacteria strain to normalize bowel movement, make the digestion smoother to resolve the gut problem. Zenith Labs Probiotic T 50 Advanced Probiotic supplement constitutes vegetable fibers of the best quality. The FDA-Approved probiotic supplement can curb an imbalance in the gut bacteria. How do I know Probiotic T‑50 will work for me? We’ve looked at dozens of medical studies, including one from Harvard University showing how you can fix your gut bacteria in as little as 2-4 days. And I’ve shared with you the personal stories of men & women like Linda who used these ingredients to transform their lives. But the only way to experience it for yourself is to click an option below to claim yours now. Remember, you’re either 100% satisfied, or we refund you 100%. We don’t even ask you to ship anything back, so you can test Probiotic T‑50 for yourself, risk-free. How many boxes should I order? I recommend ordering the largest amount so you get the most savings. We’ve set it up so you save 30% over the 1-box/30-day supply option. Probiotic T‑50 has a 2 year shelf life, so there’s no worries about it expiring. Plus, our No-Questions-Asked, Money-Back Guarantee is valid no matter how many boxes you order, so there’s no risk in stocking up. Is Probiotic T‑50 safe? I already shared with you all the safety standards that Zenith Labs sticks to when manufacturing Probiotic T‑50. That’s to make sure that what you see on the label is exactly what’s in the bottle—nothing more, nothing less. Each of the ingredients is tested for purity and to ensure against toxins and contaminants. We also focus on using natural ingredients, which your body already knows how to use, and which gently, naturally support your health. We still recommend that you talk to your doctor before starting any new health program, including taking Probiotic T‑50. Is Probiotic T‑50 a replacement for any sort of medicine? No. While Probiotic T‑50 supports your health in a variety of ways, it does not treat any disease, and does not replace any medicines you might be taking. If your doctor currently has you on any treatment plan, don’t stop that plan unless he tells you. Use Probiotic T‑50 to to support your health gut bacteria, and support your whole-body health, but always follow your doctor’s advice on any health issue. If you’re still wondering whether Probiotic T‑50 is right for you, then the best advice I can give you is to try it for yourself → → → http://tinyurl.com/probioticst50
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Dining out with friends: the intestinal microbiome | Professor Fiona Powrie FRS FMedSci
 
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In this lecture, Professor Fiona Powrie reviews key adaptations that allow the intestine to remain stable alongside its bacterial 'friends', and discusses how understanding these relationships may provide new treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is home to trillions of bacteria that help with nutrition, immune system development and defending the body. In a health body, the host body and the bacteria live alongside each other in a carefully maintained state of symbiotic homeostasis. In inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), however, there is a breakdown in the healthy dialogue between our body and our microbial residents resulting in chronic immune attack in the bowel. Professor Fiona Powrie FRS FMedSci is head of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford. The 2014 Jean Shanks Lecture was delivered at the Academy of Medical Sciences AGM. Watch more Jean Shanks lectures here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4ripzZbfIsx1k-ELp1VA6GVSdkkE2tLH We are the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science. Our mission is to advance biomedical and health research and its translation into benefits for society. Find the Academy of Medical Sciences online: Website: http://acmedsci.ac.uk/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/AcMedSci Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/acmedsci Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/acmedsci/
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GI Effects Reporting Enhancements
 
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Genova Diagnostics is pleased to announce innovative reporting enhancements to the GI Effects® Comprehensive and GI Effects® Microbial Ecology stool profiles. New Features Include: -- A Commensal Balance Infographic – Designed to provide a more precise view of an individual patient's commensal bacteria (PCR) results relative to a spectrum of healthy and unhealthy commensal patterns. -- Clinical Association Charts – See how patient results compare to commensal bacteria (PCR) and biomarker patterns seen in patients with specific clinical conditions: -- IBS -- IBD -- Metabolic Syndrome -- Chronic Fatigue -- Autoimmune dysfunction -- Type 2 Diabetes -- High Blood Pressure -- Mood Disorders Correlations are now evident between many disease processes and patterns of microbiome dysbiosis in both gut dysfunction and extra-intestinal disorders. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Learn more at: https://www.gdx.net/product/gi-effects-comprehensive-stool-test
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Bruce Ames: Vitamin and Mineral Inadequacy Accelerates Aging-associated Disease
 
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Most of the world's population, even in developed countries, has inadequate intake of one or more of the ~30 essential vitamins and minerals, mostly used as cofactors by the proteins/ enzymes of metabolism. A varied and balanced diet should provide enough vitamins and minerals; an unbalanced diet with too much refined food provides calories, but not enough vitamins and minerals. Triage theory posits that, as a result of recurrent shortages of vitamins and minerals during evolution, natural selection developed a strategic rationing response to moderate shortages so that the scarce vitamins and minerals are preferentially retained by vitamin and mineral dependent proteins that are essential for short-term survival and reproduction. In contrast, proteins needed for long-term health, which defend against the diseases associated with aging, are starved for the vitamins and minerals and thus are disabled. Moreover, since the damage from moderate deficiency is insidious, its importance for long-term health is not clinically apparent. Strong support for triage theory comes from the analyses of published data on proteins dependent on vitamin K and on selenium. Both of these vitamins and minerals have built into metabolism a triage-like trade- off between short-term survival and long-term health; each uses a different mechanism to accomplish this end. Mechanistic, genetic, and epidemiological evidence suggests that this metabolic trade-off accelerates aging-associated diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, immune dysfunction, and cognitive decline. Dr. Bruce Ames is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, and a Senior Scientist at Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and he was on their Commission on Life Sciences. Dr. Ames served on the board of directors of the National Cancer Institute, the National Cancer Advisory Board, from 1976 to 1982. His numerous awards include: the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation Prize (1983), the Tyler Environmental Prize (1985), the Gold Medal Award of the American Institute of Chemists (1991), the Glenn Foundation Award of the Gerontological Society of America (1992), the Honda Prize of the Honda Foundation, Japan (1996), the Japan Prize, (1997), the Kehoe Award, American College of Occup. and Environ. Med. (1997), the Medal of the City of Paris (1998), the U.S. National Medal of Science (1998), the Linus Pauling Institute Prize for Health Research (2001), the American Society for Microbiology Lifetime Achievement Award (2001), the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal from the Genetics Society of America (2004), and the American Society for Nutrition/CRN M.S. Rose Award (2008). His 550+ publications have resulted in Dr. Ames being among the few hundred most-cited scientists (in all fields).
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2015 Overview of Innate Immunity, the Microbiome, and the Integrated Immune Response
 
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This innate immunity video reviews the history of immunology, an overview of the microbiome, and the integrated immune response. Visit http://www.ccfcme.org/immunologyvideo to claim CME credit or learn more about the Basic and Clinical Immunology series. The immunology video features expert faculty member, Dr. Leonard Calabrese, of Cleveland Clinic. The video was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and Cleveland Clinic R.J. Fasenmyer Center for Clinical Immunology. Interested in related CME education? Visit http://www.ccfcme.org/rheumcme.
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Crohn's Disease and Diet: Specific Nutrients and Supplements
 
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For more details, click here: http://www.dietvsdisease.org/crohns-disease-diet-treatment/ To subscribe to the channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DietvsDiseaseOrg?sub_confirmation=1 Although diet may not be a direct cause of Crohn’s disease, it plays a critical role in managing symptoms as well as preventing recurrence. There are some supplements that may help, and some nutrients you ought to be aware of. Crohn's Disease and Diet: Specific Nutrients and Supplements In a previous video I looked at what Crohn's is and where the research is at for particular eating patterns, in this one I'm looking at nutrients and supplements. The role of specific nutrients in Crohn’s disease treatment is a busy area of research. Studies consistently show a strong link between high fibre intake and decreased risk of Crohn’s disease. [It seems that] An intake of more than 22 grams of fibre per day is ideal, particularly from fruits, vegetables and legumes. The potential mechanism behind this benefit is not well-understood, however many researchers speculate that butyrate is largely responsible. This is the by-product produced when certain types of fibre are fermented in the gut (prebiotics). STUDY:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25671414 Currently the average US adult consumes only 16 grams of fibre per day, with only 22% from vegetables and 11% from fruit. So immediately we can see that increased fiber intake from fruits and vegetables would go a long way to improving health. SNIPPET: "Mean (average) fiber intake for adults 19-50 years was 16.1 (±0.2) g/day and for adults 51+ was 16.1 (±0.2) g/day." Vitamin D deficiency has emerged as a risk factor for Crohn’s disease as well. Animal models suggest it may improve intestinal barrier function and assist healing of the intestinal wall after damage. Now let's look at some supplements because there is a range of new products now available to help treat Crohn’s disease. Only a select few are backed by any scientific evidence though. There is now good reason to believe an imbalance in gut bacteria contributes to Crohn’s disease. Some evidence suggests probiotic use may therefore be helpful. [Probiotics are bacteria we eat specifically for health benefits.] However, the majority of good studies so far are on animals or in test tubes. If probiotics are indeed useful, the actual beneficial bacterial strains are unknown. STUDY: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17688660 There was one promising human study of 10 subjects with Crohn’s disease (not in hospital) that previously failed to achieve remission on medications. They were given a combination treatment of probiotics (mainly comprised of Bifidobacteria and Lactobacilli and prebiotics (which was in this case psyllium fiber. This was given each day for 13 months on average. Results found seven subjects had improved clinical symptoms of diarrhea and abdominal pain. Two of those were able to come off their prednisolone therapy, while 4 could decrease their dosage. Given that side effects are very rare and there is beneficial potential, we cannot yet say probiotics are useless. But we are just guessing about which types, and how much. That brings us to prebiotics, which are types of fiber that “feed” your gut bacteria. Research suggests that two forms of prebiotic – inulin and oligofructose – encourage the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. [namely lactobacilli and bifidobacteria] This is associated with reduced mucosal inflammation in IBD. [at least in animal studies.] Fermentation of prebiotics in the gut also produces short-chain fatty acids such as butyrate. Butyrate has anti-inflammatory effects in the gut, with supplements resulting in clinical improvement in 9 of 12 Crohn’s disease patients. [So early evidence indicates prebiotics may help, but we have a lot to learn still]. Lastly I think it's worth mentioning curcumin supplementation, which is the active ingredient in the spice tumeric. It appears to have powerful anti-inflammatory properties that can influence health. STUDIES: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17101300/, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16240238/ So in summary, eat a variety of vegetables and fruit that you tolerate- This is to ensure you get at least 22 grams of prebiotic fibre each day. Supplement vitamin D if you are deficient. Curcumin supplementation may also be a good option, same with probiotics although we don't know what strains or what amount. Thanks for watching if you found it informative please give a thumbs up and leave a comment. You can find much more information about Crohn's treatment in the link in the video description. And if you're watching on youtube be sure to subscribe to the Diet vs Disease channel by clicking the red button below so that you don't miss other videos like this one. Dietitian: Joe Leech (MSc Nutrition)
Gut Microbes Linked to Weight and Metabolic Syndrome
 
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Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine published in the August 2012 issue of PLoS a study showing that there are at least 26 species of bacteria linked to obesity and the metabolic syndrome traits such as body mass, triglycerides, cholesterol, glucose levels, CRP, insulin resistance, and high blood pressure. We know that many factors alter the makeup of the gut ecosystem such as diet, inflammatory conditions, infections, maldigestion, stress, antibiotics, many drugs such as steroids, NSAIDs, and birth control pills, exposure to environmental toxins, and immune dysfunction. It is vital that the gut ecosystem be protected if we're going to enjoy good health. To learn more about how a disordered ecosystem causes disease click on this link..http://www.doctorsaputo.com/a/a-practical-clinical-guide-to-understanding-dysbiosis-and-irritable-bowel-syndrome-ibs. For more information please visit www.doctorsaputo.com
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Meet Your Microbiome!
 
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What you don't know about your microbiome may kill you!!! ...or just give you diarrhea. Hosted by: Hank Green ---------- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ---------- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn't make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Benny, Kyle Anderson, Tim Curwick, Scott Satovsky Jr, Philippe von Bergen, Bella Nash, Bryce Daifuku, Chris Peters, Patrick D. Ashmore, Charles George, Bader AlGhamdi ---------- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow ---------- Sources: http://www.nature.com/news/scientists-bust-myth-that-our-bodies-have-more-bacteria-than-human-cells-1.19136 https://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/files/archive/pub2001047.pdf http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/microbiome/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3426293/ http://jb.asm.org/content/192/19/5002.full https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23201354 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4290017/ http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/c-difficile/home/ovc-20202264 http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/clostridium-difficile-an-intestinal-infection-on-the-rise https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26104013 http://gut.bmj.com/content/early/2016/03/14/gutjnl-2015-311339.abstract https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/gut-fungus-suspected-in-crohn-s-disease/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4831151/ http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2013/11/08/243929866/can-we-eat-our-way-to-a-healthier-microbiome-its-complicated http://www.nature.com/news/bacteria-found-in-healthy-placentas-1.15274 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/29/science/human-microbiome-may-be-seeded-before-birth.html Images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:EscherichiaColi_NIAID.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Microbiome_Sites_(27058471125).jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MYA3404_Ctropicalis_WT.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ClostridiumDifficile.jpg
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Digestive Insufficiency, Dysbiosis and Disease - Implications for Personalized Therapies
 
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Digestive insufficiency involving reduced production and secretion of stomach acid, digestive enzymes and/or bile acids is commonly encountered in clinical practice. Numerous symptoms and conditions have been attributed to digestive insufficiency, which in turn often results in gut microbial imbalances. With GI-MAP™, practitioners can gain important insights into digestive insufficiency and related dysbiosis patterns, which facilitate the development of targeted, personalized approaches to improving symptoms and underlying imbalances. In this webinar, practitioners will learn: -- How hypochlorhydria, digestive enzyme insufficiency, and bile acid insufficiency affect the gut microbiome -- How the gut microbiome affects digestive function -- How to recognize common microbial patterns reflecting digestive insufficiencies with GI-MAP -- Implications for personalized therapeutic approaches Download the helpful PDF document mentioned by Tom during his presentation entitled, Understanding Common Dysbiosis Patterns with GI-MAP™ at: https://www.diagnosticsolutionslab.com/webinars/digestive-insufficiency-dysbiosis-disease-implications-personalized-therapies More information is available at https://www.diagnosticsolutionslab.com
The paradigm shift in health with Dr Zach Bush MD - Living outside the Matrix Podcast episode 26
 
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In this episode of the “Living outside the Matrix” Podcast, Nigel Howitt asks about the root causes of health from Dr Zach Bush MD. Dr Zach Bush is a triple board-certified Medical Doctor in the USA. He has expertise in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, as well as Palliative care. He is an internationally recognized educator on the microbiome and nutrition. He and his team have discovered some profound new insights into human health and longevity that have a huge bearing on what we know about the foundations of human health. Modern 'health care' is actually no such thing, it has become disease management. Timings are approximate: 05:20 – Variations in the microbiome profile associated with specific diseases and cancers. 05:45 – Cancer is not a genetic disease, medicine is equipped to manage disease not help achieve health. 07:13 – Epigenetics and the human genome. 09:23 – The environment can methylate genes, turn them on or off. It’s the non-coding sequences of the genome that do the switching through micro RNA. 11:00 – junk DNA. Really? 13:30 – 35-40% of micro RNA is NOT human. It comes from bacteria, fungi and other microbes 15:00 – The problems of factory farming. 18:00 – Growing our own food is currently part of the solution. 19:30 – Glyphosate: Kills single-celled organisms, blocks the Shikimate pathway preventing the production of 3 essential amino acids Phenylalanine, Tyrosine and Tryptophan. 23:00 – Rather than biting the hand that feeds, this is killing the hand that feeds! 24:00 – Blocking the production of the Alkaloids that ensure the medicinal qualities of food. 29:30 – Dr Bush started nutrition clinic in 2008 33:30 – Redox molecules made by bacteria found in the soil. 34:00 – Cell to cell communication. 36:00 – Gut health is diversity. 37:00 – up to 90& loss of diversity after a course of antibiotics. 37:30 – Probiotics not a complete solution. 39:25 – Gut health is the integrity of the gut lining. 40:30 – A description of the gut lining. 41:30 – tight junctions. 42:00 – Gut health is a strong immune system. 42:30 - Glyphosate destroys gut health. 44:30 – Detailed of the break up of the gut lining. Check out https://shop.restore4life.com for more information and to see real-time video footage. 45:30 – Gluten sensitivity. 46:24 – Glyphosate effectively inhibits production of glutathione, the main antioxidant that supports acute inflammation. 46:30 – acute versus chronic inflammation. 47:45 – Good news! Redox molecules found in ancient soil. 49:00 – massive ecosystem and diversity feeding the dinosaurs. 50:00 – extracting Redox molecules from ancient soils. 50:50 – Restore added to human biology changes everything. 51:15 – Mainstream medicine has been studying human physiology in a petri dish, in sterility – out of context. 52:40 – Cell to cell communication, the opposite of cancer. 53:00 – it is isolated cells that continuously replicate as cancer. 54:00 - Chronic inflammation is the root of all disease and how redox molecules deal with it. 57:20 – After 3 months on Restore patients exhibit all the signs of a healthy gut. 58:20 – The liquid circuit board that is RESTORE triggers a huge cooperative operation between the microbiome and human protein production. 59:00 – 800-fold increase in glutathione production. 1:00:00 – Get out of the Matrix mindset that sees germs (microbes) as the problem. 1:03:00 – How does a buildup of Chronic inflammation prevent us from being healthy? 1:04:30 – the 3 levels of cell to cell communication. 1:09:00 – How all 3 of these affect the mitochondria. Plus background on Mitochondria. 1:11:50 – The story of cellular repair is redox signalling by mitochondria governed by the redox signalling of the microbiome. 1:12:30 – Longevity, cellular repair and the positive impact of redox molecules/RESTORE. 1:16:00 – no need to (and no point in trying to) micro-manage the immune system. 1:19:00 – Need for supplements? 1:21:45 – The secret to health is to connect with the environment. Grounding and breathing in the microbes to populate the gut. For more information about Dr Zach Bush visit http://zachbushmd.com For more information about Dr Bush’s product RESTORE visit: https://shop.restore4life.com To buy RESTORE in the UK visit https://www.good4thegut.com/ and they can ship to anywhere in the world, in the U. S. click https://amzn.to/2QMVHax For a free gut health checklist visit https://www.good4thegut.com/blog/free-gut-health-check-list/ Also read Prof Thomas Seyfried, Cancer as a Metabolic Disiease https://amzn.to/2U0p0vh If our productions of more valuable information on how to think outside the box and avoid many of the pitfalls of the modern age is of value to you, please check out https://www.subscribestar.com/lawful-rebel-tv?sref=lMoj and consider to support us there. Music: "Awaken", https://soundcloud.com/user-391111134/awaken/ Video release by Mark Mage, https://amzn.to/2UUH5bg and https://www.webtalk.co/be/profile/mark.mage
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Gut Flora Predicts Heart Attack and Stroke
 
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TMAO, a byproduct of intestinal bacteria—aka "gut flora"— is found to contribute to heart disease. Cleveland Clinic researcher Stanley Hazen, MD, conducted a study which shows this could lead to an accurate screening tool for predicting future heart problems in people not traditionally considered at risk. ➨ Visit Cleveland Clinic: http://bit.ly/XlxDfr ➨ Visit Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic: http://bit.ly/VBQ3nW ➨ Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/W0bJ0y ➨ Like Cleveland Clinic on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/WMFkul ➨ Follow Cleveland Clinic on Twitter: http://bit.ly/Uua1Gs ➨ Follow Cleveland Clinic on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/11QqS3A Editor's Note: Cleveland Clinic has a licensing agreement with a diagnostic company to develop and commercialize a blood test for cardiovascular disease based upon the gut flora metabolite, TMAO. Dr. Hazen is listed as a co-investigator on pending and issued patents held by the Cleveland Clinic relating to cardiovascular diagnostics. He also is a paid consultant to the company and has received royalty payments for technology that he developed.
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Microbiome in Health & Disease MSc | King's College London
 
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⬇ OPEN FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ⬇ The new Microbiome in Health & Disease MSc discussed by staff and students. Designed and delivered by the Centre for Host-Microbiome Interactions at King’s, the course brings together teaching in systems biology and bioinformatics with molecular biology, microbiology, immunology and physiology. COURSE DETAILS ◼ Programme Director, Dr David Moyes ◼ Deputy Programme Director, Dr Saeed Shoaie ◼ September start MORE INFORMATION 💻 http://www.kcl.ac.uk/microbiome 💻 http://www.kcl.ac.uk/dentistry 💻 http://www.kcl.ac.uk/admissions - application and offer related queries including entry requirements CONTACT US 📧 [email protected] FOLLOW US 📱http://www.facebook.com/KingsDentistry 📱http://www.instagram.com/KingsDentistry 📱http://www.twitter.com/KingsDentistry
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Dr. Rau:  Treating Tick-Borne and Chronic Infectious Diseases with Biological Medicine
 
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http://www.biologicalmedicinenetwork.org Lyme and tick-borne diseases are an escalating public health issue that may be on track to be the next epidemic. In the last 5-8 years, we have seen an enormous increase of Lyme Disease patients, especially on the East Coast. What aggravates this disease is that the symptoms expressed vary from person to person and the lab diagnoses are too often not accurate. Dr. Thomas Rau and the Paracelsus Clinic in Switzerland have successfully treated many chronic and sick Lyme patients with biological medicine. Interestingly, all severely ill Lyme patients had co-infections and other disabling factors, which were the underlying causes for their severe disorder. These underlying causes include: - Heavy metal and other toxic loads, mainly neuro-toxins - Severe dysbiosis and intestinal weaknesses, which leads to a break down in the immune system - Chronic viral loads, mainly neurotropic slow acting viruses and remainders of immunizations - Side-effects from long term antibiotics, including the presence of cell wall deficient bacteria, which themselves cause chronic problems - Genetic lack of detoxification and/or anti-oxidant quelling capacity - Severe lack of certain amino acids and unsaturated fatty acids, due to poor nutrition or metabolic weaknesses. Dr. Rau has treated many patients, all without antibiotics, but with detoxification protocols, like up building the immune system, inner organs and hormonal and adrenal system, finding and eliminating neuro- and lymphtropic viruses and integrating Live Cell Therapies, exclusively used at the Paracelsus Clinic in Lustmühle, Switzerland. The success rate of the treatment has been very high if done very intensively for 2-4 weeks and continued at home for several months. It is a very individualized program which always has to integrate a combination of different treatment modalities.
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Don't Ignore These Early Symptoms of Parasites in Your Body
 
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Just imagining a parasite in the body is a scary thing, but many people have parasites and are not even aware of it worms in humans. Parasites are microorganisms that live off other organisms. Anyone can get a parasitic infestation. It is more common than you may think. symptoms of parasites in stomach,Some parasites can cause disease directly, while others cause disease by the toxins that they produce. There are several types of parasites that live in and feed off your body. Some survive on the food you consume, some feed on red blood cells and some even lay eggs inside your body. Some of the common parasites that can infest your body are pinworms, lambia, hookworms, tapeworms, trichinella, and dientamoeba fragilis. worms in your stomach, They normally enter the body through the skin or mouth intestinal parasites. A person can get a parasite infestation due to several reasons, including exposure to areas having parasites, traveling to places that have parasite infestations, intake of contaminated water or food, poor sanitation, poor hygiene and a weak immune system. Close contact with pets can also lead to a parasite infestation. As parasites are of different forms, shapes and sizes, they cause a very wide range of signs and symptoms. warning signs that you have parasites in body. Here are the top 10 warning signs that your body is full of parasites you must to get parasite cleanse. review : 01:02 Chronic Digestive Issues 02:05 Abdominal Pain 03:08 Anal Itching 04:06 Fatigue and Weakness 05:11 Change in Appetite & Weight Loss 06:08 Mental Distress 07:12 Teeth Grinding 08:03 Iron-Deficiency Anemia 09:15 Skin Problems 10:01 Muscle and Joint Pain Pain is your body signaling to you that something is wrong. Be Smart about Your Symptoms, Know When It’s Time to See a Doctor. Each of the symptoms listed here could, at first, result in an incorrect diagnosis.The more information you are able to provide, the sooner your doctor will know the best course of action. Symptoms are the body’s way of communicating with us and with others. Listen to this communication. No matter what their cause, it is always important. SUBSCRIBE for more videos here : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl2s_ywqhXm_YmJ1lVPDPtw?sub_confirmation=1 Contact : email : [email protected] Find Us On : Google Plus : https://plus.google.com/u/0/109115292982259471607 Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Symptoms-Of-Disease-602529183258705/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/anisawe4?lang=en Blog : http://symptoms2017.blogspot.co.id/ ====================================================== Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. ====================================================== [DISCLAIMER] I do not own the video, music, artwork or the lyrics. All rights reserved to their respective owners!!! This video is not meant to infringe any of the copyrights. This is for people's educations only. Thank you!
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6R Leaky Gut Healing Program by Dr Douglas Husbands, Functional Medicine Practitioner
 
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https://www.drhusbands.com - In this video, Dr. Husbands discusses the 6R leaky gut healing program. References: 1. Fasano A, Shea-Donohue T. Mechanisms of disease: the role of intestinal barrier function in the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal autoimmune diseases. Nature Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Sep;2(9):416-22. 2. Taha Rashid, Clyde Wilson, and Alan Ebringer, “The Link between Ankylosing Spondylitis, Crohn’s Disease, Klebsiella, and Starch Consumption,” Clinical and Developmental Immunology, vol. 2013, Article ID 872632, 9 pages, 2013. 3. Böttner M, Barrenschee M, Hellwig I, et al. The enteric serotonergic system is altered in patients with diverticular disease. Gut. 2013 Dec;62(12):1753-62. 4. Rashid T, Ebringer A, Wilson C, et al. The link between Proteus mirabilis, environmental factors and autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis.  Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017 Sep-Oct;35(5):865-871 5. Villanacci V, Casella G, Lanzarotto F, et al. Autoimmune gastritis: relationships with anemia and Helicobacter pylori status. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2017 Jun - Jul;52(6-7):674-677 6. Aghili R, Jafarzadeh F, Ghorbani R, et al. The association of Helicobacter pylori infection with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Acta Med Iran. 51(5):293-296. 7. Amee R. Manges, Aurelie Labbe, Vivian G. Loo, et al. Comparative Metagenomic Study of Alterations to the Intestinal Microbiota and Risk of Nosocomial Clostridum difficile-Associated Disease, The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 202, Issue 12, 15 December 2010, Pages 1877–1884. 8. Marcusson LL, Frimodt-Møller N, Hughes D. Interplay in the selection of fluoroquinolone resistance and bacterial fitness. PLoS Pathog. 2009;5(8):e1000541. 9. Johnning A, Kristiansson E, Angelin M, et al. Quinolone resistance mutations in the faecal microbiota of Swedish travellers to India. BMC Microbiol. 2015;15:235. 10. Crooks CV, Wall CR, Cross ML, et al. The effect of bovine colostrum supplementation on salivary IgA in distance runners. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2006 Feb;16(1):47-64. 11. Shehzad A, Qureshi M, Anwar MN, et al. Multifunctional Curcumin Mediate Multitherapeutic Effects. J Food Sci. 2017 Sep;82(9):2006-2015. 12. Shechter A, Kim EW, St-Onge MP, et al. Blocking nocturnal blue light for insomnia: A randomized controlled trial. J Psychiatr Res. 2017;96:196-202. 13. Yoshikawa Y, Ohmaki E, Kawahata H, et al. Beneficial effect of laughter therapy on physiological and psychological function in elders. Nurs Open. 2018;6(1):93-99. 14. Lupis SB, Lerman M, Wolf JM. Anger responses to psychosocial stress predict heart rate and cortisol stress responses in men but not women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014;49:84-95. 15. Koelwyn GJ, Wennerberg E, Demaria S, Jones LW. Exercise in Regulation of Inflammation-Immune Axis Function in Cancer Initiation and Progression. Oncology (Williston Park). 2015;29(12):908-20, 922. 16. Sellami M, Gasmi M, Denham J, et al. Effects of Acute and Chronic Exercise on Immunological Parameters in the Elderly Aged: Can Physical Activity Counteract the Effects of Aging?. Front Immunol. 2018;9:2187. ___________________________________________________________________________ Dr. Douglas Husbands is an IFM Certified Practitioner, a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Clinical Nutritionist. This video was produced by: Douglas Husbands DC IFMCP CCN 1168 El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070 Phone: (650) 394-7470 Email: [email protected] © 2019 Douglas Husbands DC IFMCP CCN. All Rights Reserved.
Maureen Hanson - Keynote Speaker The Gut Microbiome in Myalgic EncephalomyelitisChronic..
 
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Watch this webinar on Labroots at : http://www.labroots.com/virtual-event/microbiology-immunology-2016 ME/CFS is a debilitating disease with a controversial history and multiple names. The Institute of Medicine recently recommended renaming the disease “Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID),” based on its hallmark symptom, an inability to increase physical and mental activity beyond a steady-state level without negative consequences. Patients report a profound lack of energy, not an ordinary type of fatigue. Characteristics of the disease will be reviewed along with current information regarding diagnostic criteria. Many ME/CFS/SEID patients report gastrointestinal as well as inflammatory symptoms. Because the gut microbiome has been observed to be abnormal in inflammatory and metabolic diseases, we examined the bacterial microbiome and blood markers of microbial translocation in a cohort of patients and controls. This presentation will describe our findings and their relevance to the current view of the disease and its underlying pathophysiology. Learning objective 1: Understand the current diagnostic and clinical criteria for ME/CFS/SEID Learning objective 2: Understand why levels of lipopolysaccharide and certain proteins are thought to be related to bacterial translocation and inflammation Learning objective 3: Learn how the gut microbiomes of ME/CFS/SEID patients differ from those of healthy controls
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21st Century Medicine and the Reversal of Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer Disease - Dale Bredesen, MD
 
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Dale Bredesen, MD, presents his innovative protocol for reversing memory loss. His protocol involves a 36-point therapeutic program with comprehensive diet changes, brain stimulation, exercise, sleep optimization, specific pharmaceuticals and vitamins, and multiple additional steps that affect brain chemistry. The Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine is pleased to share lectures from the Grand Rounds presentations. A series featuring pioneers and thought leaders in Functional Medicine. To learn more about Functional Medicine: https://www.ifm.org/functional-medicine/get-started-with-functional-medicine/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_campaign=gr-youtube-cta&utm_term=unaware&utm_content=cccfm-gr-bredesen
Diet and Gut Microbiota - mSystems
 
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Dietary modification has long been used empirically to modify symptoms in inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and a diverse group of diseases with gastrointestinal symptoms. There is both anecdotal and scientific evidence to suggest that individuals respond quite differently to similar dietary changes, and the highly individualized nature of the gut microbiota makes it a prime candidate for these differences. To overcome the typical confounding factors of human dietary interventions, here we employ ex-germfree mice colonized by microbiotas of three different humans to test how different microbiotas respond to a defined change in carbohydrate content of diet by measuring changes in microbiota composition and function using marker gene-based next-generation sequencing and metabolomics. Our findings suggest that the same diet has very different effects on each microbiota’s membership and function, which may in turn explain interindividual differences in response to a dietary ingredient. Samuel A. Smits, Angela Marcobal, Steven Higginbottom, Justin L. Sonnenburg, Purna C. Kashyap Pieter C. Dorrestein, Editor Published in mSystems on 6 September 2016 Direct link: http://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.00098-16 mSystems™ publishes preeminent work that stems from applying technologies for high-throughput analyses to achieve insights into the metabolic and regulatory systems at the scale of both the single cell and microbial communities. The scope of mSystems™ encompasses all important biological and biochemical findings drawn from analyses of large data sets, as well as new computational approaches for deriving these insights. mSystems™ welcomes submissions from researchers who focus on the microbiome, genomics, metagenomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, proteomics, glycomics, bioinformatics, and computational microbiology. mSystems™ provides streamlined decisions, while carrying on ASM's tradition of rigorous peer review. ______________________________________________ Subscribe to ASM's YouTube channel at https://goo.gl/mOVHlK Learn more about the American Society for Microbiology at http://www.asm.org Become a member today at http://www.asmscience.org/join Interact with us on social at: Facebook Show your support and get updates on the latest microbial offerings and news from the ASM. http://www.facebook.com/asmfan ASM International Facebook Groups Join an ASM International Facebook Group and connect with microbiologists in your region. http://www.asm.org/index.php/programs/asm-international-facebook-groups Twitter Follow all the latest news from the Society. http://www.twitter.com/ASMicrobiology Instagram Outstanding images of your favorite viruses, fungi, bacteria and parasites http://www.instagram.com/asmicrobiology/
Gut microbiota services by Biofortis
 
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Movie in English, with English sub-titles.
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Nutrition in GI Disorders - Nancee Jaffe, MS, RD | UCLA Digestive Disease
 
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UCLA Digestive Diseases Continuing Medical Education GI Issues for the Primary Care Physician February 22, 2014 Nancee Jaffe, MS, RD Registered Dietitian UCLA Digestive Health & Nutrition Clinic Division of Digestive Disease David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Learn more at http://gastro.ucla.edu
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H.Pylori and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
 
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www.DrHagmeyer.com Learn more about the connection between an infection of H.pylori and Autoimmune Thyroid disease. When most people think about having thyroid disease, Hashimotos or Graves Disease they rarely think about the connection or link to between their thyroid disease and bacteria or stealth infections as a culprit. One of the most common symptoms of Thyroid disease after things like fatigue, weight gain, hair loss and depression….- are symptoms related to the gut. These symptoms may be bloating, constipation, diarrhea, Acid reflux or they may be more serious such as stomach ulcers or stomach cancer. One of the most common culprits and one that I will be talking about today is H.Pylori. H. pylori infection is believed to be one of the top stealth infections that affect people with Hashimoto’s and Graves’ disease and this bacteria poses a serious threat and obstacle when it comes to stabilizing, lowering TPO antibodies and putting your body into remission. Get my Free Thyroid guide https://drhagmeyer.com/conditions/thyroid-treatments/ Need Help? Get started here https://drhagmeyer.com/start-here/
Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease-  Dr. Dale Bredesen, MD
 
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"Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease" is a presentation by Dr. Dale Bredesen, MD that took place at Silicon Valley Health Institute on November 17, 2016. Alzheimer’s disease affects 5 million people in the U.S. and about 30 million worldwide. Until now, the prognosis seemed poor for this population Dale Bredesen MD, the founding president of the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, has developed a program which has had success in reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. His research model addresses several possible disease components at once (diet, exercise, etc.) rather than testing one drug at a time to rule out the effects from other drugs or interventions. Bredesen says that studying one drug at a time is like patching one hole in a roof that has dozens of holes. Dr. Bredesen sees Alzheimer’s disease,- as an imbalance rather than a toxicity resulting in amyloid beta plaques which block nerve cell signaling and lead to memory loss. Amyloid beta, he and others say, also has a normal function in the brain, performing important roles, such as helping the brain’s plasticity – how nerve cells signal to make and store memories and delete unneeded ones. After intense testing of a patient, Dr. Bredesen determines which factors have gone awry, and personalizes a program to correct the issues. Among the measures he recommends: - A diet that eliminates processed foods and other unhealthy ingredients, and boosts fruits, vegetables and healthy fish - Stress reduction with meditation, yoga, music or other means - Eight hours of sleep a night - At least 30 minutes of exercise four to six times a week - Very good oral hygiene - Improvement of gut health with probiotics and prebiotics - Fasting for 12 hours between dinner and breakfast, and three hours or more between dinner and bedtime, to keep insulin levels low Published in the September Journal Aging, he did a study on ten patients. Nine of the 10 patients improved. Six who had been on leave from work or were struggling with work due to memory loss and other Alzheimer’s-related issues returned or improved their work performance. The one patient who did not improve was in the late stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. One 67 year old patient is still doing well after three years. She had a demanding job when her memory issues surfaced. She couldn’t finish work reports properly and would even forget her longtime pets’ names. Within months of beginning the program, she was doing well at work. “Four times she went off the program and each time she got worse. When she went back on, she went back to normal.” Dr. Bredesen hopes to start a clinical trial this year. He also hopes to launch a program where interested patients could learn how to follow it during a one-week intensive stay, returning periodically for progress checks and program tweaks. The Alzheimer’s Association cautions against Alzheimer’s patients trying to self-start Bredesen’s program. That’s despite the fact that the Association recommends some of the program features for better brain health. Visit Dr. Bredesen's website at: https://www.drbredesen.com Visit the Silicon Valley Health Institute (aka Smart Life Forum) at http://www.svhi.com Silicon Valley Health Institute Smart Life Forum Palo Alto
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may not be what you thought
 
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At least 50% of people diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, IBS, actually have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, SIBO. If SIBO is not addressed directly, it can lead to numerous other health conditions such as fibromyalgia, diverticular disease, even colon cancer. Identify and confirm whether your IBS is really SIBO, then learn how to take action to correct. About Dr. Davis, Wheat Belly and Undoctored: Dr. Davis practiced conventional cardiology for 25 years but became discouraged with the predatory and exploitative practices of modern healthcare. He now devotes his efforts to helping people regain magnificent health without doctors or hospitals with results that are SUPERIOR to that obtained through conventional healthcare. His Wheat Belly books have sole 4 million copies in 40 countries. We draw from the health information of the world, collaborate, share experiences, collect data, and show how to apply new health tools to achieve levels of health that you may have thought unattainable. We do all this at a time when conventional healthcare costs have become crippling. In addition to the Wheat Belly and Undoctored books, you'll find more at: Wheat Belly Blog https://www.wheatbellyblog.com Undoctored https://blog.undoctored.com And find Wheat Belly and Undoctored on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Views: 1733 William Davis

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