Your gut microbes on drugs

Is anyone surprised by this headline? 18 Common Drugs Tied to Altered Gut Microbiome My reaction was more “What, only 18?”. Certainly there’s a general understanding that antibiotics affect gut microbes. After all, antibiotics kill bacteria, so you’d assume those drugs will play havoc with your gut microbe population. But this article describes effects of […]

SIBO, brain fog and probiotics

When it comes to nutrition, yes you can get too much of a good thing.  Excess intake of many Health Halo nutrients and foods can create adverse — even dangerous — effects.  Water and certain fat soluble vitamins are some examples.   I came across a pretty fascinating study recently that examined the connection between […]

Is healthy gut microbiome the health future?

The more I read about probiotics and the gut microbiome, the more I believe that gut health is going to determine our future understanding of human health.  And not just digestive function.  There’s growing evidence that gut microbes affect brain function: everything from mood to cognition to social behaviors.  In terms of how that information gets […]

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