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Gut-Brain Connection
Two Brains? The Answer to Treating My Depression May Be in my Gut

All of us feel sad or down sometimes. These feelings may be the result of life circumstances, from a lost job to the death of a close family member or friend. Other times we are not clear why we feel sad—we may have a genetic vulnerability to depression, faulty mood regulation by the brain, or even a chemical reaction to specific medications. For some of us, the feelings of sadness lift quickly. Sometimes we have a “perfect storm” of several factors coming together to lead us into a major depression.

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Gut-Brain Connection
Alzheimer’s Disease: When the Brain Stops Functioning

Gut Related Approaches Bring Hope We forget why we come into a room. We want to introduce a neighbor we’ve known for years—and forget her name. We search for a common word that remains elusive. If we are over 50, we start worrying. Are these the ordinary signs of an aging brain or are these symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? “With the growing body of research that now links specific gut microbiota and the onset and progress of AD, we are excited that Prebiotin’s documented impact on improving gut health may also provide a therapeutic benefit for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.”

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Gut-Brain Connection Immunity
Military Gut Microbiome: Unique and Universal

Retired 27 year USN Veteran, Now a Doctor of Natural Medicine Explains “Give yourself permission to achieve your best health possible!” — Guest Blog by Dr. Gerda Edwards, PhD, DNM, FDN Our chronic health challenges are on the rise, affecting at least one of every two of us Americans today. This statistic could include you, a family member, friend, co-worker, or someone you meet in your daily activities..  What if I told you that keeping your immune system healthy with a targeted regimen of probiotics and a maintenance dose of prebiotics can prevent or correct some of those health challenges?

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Gut-Brain Connection IBS
Stressed Brain, Stressed Gut

Irritable Bowel Syndrome:  How To Get Your Life Back What is IBS? Most people reading this know at least one person with this common condition—at any given time, 10 to 20 percent of a population may have IBS. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is known by a variety of other terms: spastic colon, spastic colitis, mucous colitis, and nervous or functional bowel. Usually, it is a disorder of the large intestine (colon), although other parts of the intestinal tract even up to the stomach can be affected.

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Gut-Brain Connection
New Research Seeks the Impact of Gut Bacteria in Schizophrenia

A University of Maryland Research Study Investigates the Role of Prebiotin on Cognitive Function  Scientists at the University of Maryland are investigating a trailblazing approach that starts in the gut to improve the course of schizophrenia. A growing body of research demonstrates that when the gut microbiome (the trillions of microbes—bacteria, viruses, and fungi—living in your intestines) is healthy and functioning effectively, the body’s immunity is boosted, and the risk for a wide range of illnesses is reduced. ...

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