A shockingly large number of Americans struggle with poor gut health: heartburn, stomach pain, gas, bloating, constipation, or loose stool. This is a common thread we see with our cancer patients. For many, these problems have been so chronic as to seem normal. However, these symptoms are indicative of ongoing inflammation. As our patients know inflammation is the cause of all disease, our job is to figure out the cause. This gut inflammation leads to the destruction of the gut lining and ...More
Why do we need Probiotics?
Many people are becoming aware for the need for probiotics. Pro-biotics are the opposite of antibiotics. Whereas anti-biotics kill bacteria, Pro-biotics replenish the good bacteria in your body. 90 + years ago, Nobel laureate Elie Metchnikoff, PhD, a Russian bacteriologist found the link between human longevity and the necessity of maintaining a healthy balance between beneficial and pathological microorganisms (good guys vs bad guys) residing within the human gut. Dr. Metchnikoff believed that...More