#microbiome

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures of Things That May Live on Your Body

You may try not to think about it, but the truth is there are tiny creatures living all over your body. Learn which ones are OK and which ones are not.

Health & Fitness | Health

Eating Lots Of Fruit Can Mess With Your Gut Health, According To Science

Eating your fruits and vegetables has been a staple of health advice for generations. However, if you've been paying attention to health crazes and scares over the past few years, you'll have noted that fruit has come in for some criticism for its…

Health & Fitness | Sleep

How Your Stomach Could Be Impacting Your Sleep | Psychology Today

We’ve learned a staggering amount about the microbiome and its relationship to sleep in recent years.

Health & Fitness | Health

What Is Dysbiosis? 7 Signs Your Microbiome Is Out Of Whack

Our bodies contain at least as many bacterial cells as human cells, yet the role of the bacterial cells in our health remains poorly understood. What we do know is that there are bad bacteria that can lead to infections and other health issues, as…

Pets & Animals | Allergy

Dr. Marc Siegel: New peanut allergy treatment has incredible potential | Fox News

As an internal medicine physician I’ve been trained to react quickly and without emotion to many kinds of potentially life-threatening medical conditions. But this training couldn’t prepare me for the recent terrifying sight of my 13-year-old son swel

Pets & Animals | pets and animals

Can Dogs Keep Kids from Getting Allergies?

Scientists believe the results say it’s likely that dogs make bacteria in the home and the body more diverse, and therefore help strengthen the immune system.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Will Probiotics Ever Live Up to the Hype? - The Atlantic

Changing your microbiome takes more than just swallowing a pill full of bacteria.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

When Gut Bacteria Change Brain Function

Some researchers believe that the microbiome may play a role in regulating how people think and feel.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness Info

Are Pets the New Probiotic? - The New York Times

Pets, especially dogs, may have a salutary effect on health because they add to the rich array of microbes in our homes, to the benefit of our immune systems.

Health & Fitness | Health News

How Your Gut Affects Your Mood

At any given moment, you have somewhere between 10 trillion and 100 trillion microorganisms inhabiting your gut — that’s more microbes in your bowels than ther…