If you use a Neti pot or any other method for nasal rinsing, you must have heard about the recently reported deaths from Amoebic Meningoencephalitis that were linked to Neti pot use. Is that true? Can I get brain-eating Amoeba from my Neti pot?? Here is an interview with expert, Dr. Robert Tolan, to answer that question.
Do Probiotics Help Restore a Healthy Balance in Our Microbiome? What we really want to know is this: Do probiotics help reduce symptoms of any diseases? Do probiotics help reduce respiratory symptoms of allergies, rhinitis, sinusitis, asthma, or viral URI syndrome? Do probiotics help reduce symptoms of diarrhea or other GI imbalances? Do they help [...]
I recently reviewed how our microbiome – the menagerie of living microorganisms living within us – and how the balance of our microbiome can affect our health and well-being in a couple articles here. This article will briefly review the definitions of Probiotics and a couple other terms that you will want to be familiar [...]
It’s a Matter of Balance. A couple weeks ago I talked about the complex universe of non-human life living within us – our microbiome: Paradigm Shifting Without A Clutch. These bacteria, archaea (single-cell life form separate from bacteria), viruses, and fungi that comprise our microbiome mostly live in harmony with us. They do us no [...]