The Connection Between Gut Health and Hormones

The Connection Between Gut Health and Hormones

More than 1 billion women will experience menopause by 2025, 12% of the entire world population of 8 billion women. It is estimated that hot flashes and night sweats, common symptoms of menopause, will be experienced by approximately 75% of them. These, along with other conditions such as mood changes, anxiety, and depression, can significantly reduce a…

PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?
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PCOS and IBS: Could These Two Conditions Be Linked?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are both common health conditions in the United States. PCOS is related to the production of abnormal levels of hormones, while IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder causing various symptoms including stomach pain and diarrhea. However, it is now believed the two conditions could be linked. Here are the…

Gall Bladder Bile Acids Help Us Feel Full

Gall Bladder Bile Acids Help Us Feel Full

Appetite Hormones Many substances help control our appetite, but two hormones are recognized as having a major influence on regulating this process. They are ghrelin and leptin. Ghrelin is called the “hunger hormone” because it stimulates appetite, increases food intake, and promotes fat storage. It is a gut-brain peptide thought to operate between the stomach…

The ‘Psychobiome’: Intestinal Microorganisms That Might Affect Your Mood and Behavior

The ‘Psychobiome’: Intestinal Microorganisms That Might Affect Your Mood and Behavior

Microbiologists are hoping to use gut bacteria to find treatments for disorders of the brain and nervous system. Russian startup company Holobiome wishes to use the growing evidence linking gut bacteria to conditions ranging from autism to anxiety to lead them toward advancements in treatments. (1) Psychobiome Studies Target Many Conditions In addition to depression…

How Does IBS Affect The Quality of Life?

How Does IBS Affect The Quality of Life?

What is IBS, And How Does IBS Affect The Quality of Life? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder that can cause patients to experience chronic or recurrent abdominal pain. It can either be relieved or aggravated by a bowel movement (defecation). IBS patients are typically classified according to whether they predominantly experience…

10 Reasons You Suffer From Low Energy & What to Do

10 Reasons You Suffer From Low Energy & What to Do

Are you tired all the time? Do you experience a lack of energy, low motivation, focus, and compromised performance? Do you have trouble sleeping or feel tired despite sleeping? Are you ready for more energy, health, and joy in your life? In this article, I will discuss the 10 most common reasons people suffer from…