How does our gut health become disrupted? (Part 2)

As I previously explained, medications play an important role in the disruption of the microbiome. Common foods found in the typical American diet also contribute to the breakdown of a balanced gut. In addition, they add to the breakdown of our intestinal lining (often referred to as “leaky gut”, which I’ll explain in my next…

How does our gut health become disrupted? (Part 1)

As I discussed previously, the balance of both good and bad bacteria is important to our overall health.  It should come as no surprise that medications, even necessary ones, disrupt this balance. Many studies have been published indicating changes in intestinal bacteria after taking several types of medications including: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), including ibuprofen…