Serum-derived Bovine Immunoglobulin (SBI) is a well-tolerated medical food researched to help optimize the gastrointestinal inflammatory response and improve balance in the gut microbiome. SBI is commonly recommended for people dealing with chronic gut lining irritation and its related issues—from nutrient malabsorption and bowel irregularities to increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut syndrome) and its downstream … Continue reading Exploring Benefits of Serum-derived Bovine Immunoglobulin
People take garlic supplements for various reasons. Chief among these is helping to fight colds and flu, helping to support healthy blood lipids and blood pressure, helping to manage blood glucose levels, and helping to promote healthy gastrointestinal microbial balance. Garlic also is known to help support healthy liver function, associated with improved metabolic and … Continue reading Garlic Benefits Include Liver Health
Back when reflux was known simply as heartburn, people often associated this digestive complaint with the incidence of stomach ulcers. Previously thought to be caused by too much pastrami and other spicy foods, the discovery of Helicobacter pylori infection as a leading cause of gastric ulcers led to relief for countless patients. Soon after, heartburn—aka … Continue reading Gastro-Esophageal Reflux & H.pylori – What’s the Connection?
EDITORIAL COMMENT In the last installment of this series on intestinal microflora, I would like to focus on three aspects of the subject that carry great importance concerning the clinical management of the dysbiotic patient: Emotional Stress Introduction of probiotic organisms Use of "prebiotics," substances that promote the growth of probiotic organisms. I. EMOTIONAL STRESS … Continue reading The Many Faces Of Intestinal Microflora – Part IV