Akkermansia Muciniphila

Next Generation Probiotic The human gut contains over 1000 species of bacteria numbering over 10 trillion cells, and science continues to unlock the complex interactions this entire ecosystem has on our health. A species of great interest recently is the probiotic, Akkermansia Muciniphila. First discovered in 2004, this bacterium is linked to numerous health metrics. …

More Than Sweating and Shivering

Research shows that sauna bathing may be able to help lower your risk of heart disease. The heat can raise your skin temperature and cause heavy sweating — just a short time in the sauna can produce a pint of sweat. As your body attempts to keep cool, your heart rate increases and may reach …

High Inflammation Linked To Higher Severity – What’s Your Number?

I often notice the terms underlying or preexist- ing health conditions pertaining to the severity of COVID-19 infection in media reporting. Rarely are these conditions well defined, but it is vital for the public to know what these risk factors are and to understand that many of these conditions are under their control. The real …

My Thoughts About The Coronavirus

No one likes getting sick and as a result we all share this fear (for some a true phobia) of those microscopic creatures which can cause infections. Media ratings are driven by emotion, especially fear and anger, so why not capitalize on such a ubiquitous anxiety? So, I hope we can pause for a moment …