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Dysbiosis

Maintaining Wellness, Starting From Your Gut

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home
Julie Chen, M.D.

Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.

Gut Imbalance: The Modern Plague and Hidden Epidemic

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 06.23.2016 | Home
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Gut bugs. Why are they the buzz of the media and a hot topic of scientific research? The average human being has about 100 trillion gut microbes wi...

Repoopulating the Gut

Leonard Smith | Posted 05.07.2013 | Home
Leonard Smith

People with recurrent C. diff infection have been found to also have intestinal dysbiosis, or an imbalance of gut bacteria. Yet the treatment of C. diff infection -- the antibiotic vancomycin -- induces dysbiosis itself. Scratching your head? You're not alone.