Big Pharma Is Destroying Your Microbiome

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, General Health, Gut Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Antibiotics are a double-edged sword.

They not only kill germs that make you sick, they destroy the good bacteria in your intestines that contribute to your health in a myriad of ways.

Your body is home to about 100 million beneficial bacteria. Together, they are called your microbiome.

And when your microbiome is damaged, you lose the protection it provides against a wide range of serious health problems.

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Depressed? Constipated? One Supplement Helps Both

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Gut Health, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

People suffering from depression often complain of stomach problems. It’s bad enough to suffer dark moods. But the complication of constipation can make it even worse.

Now a new study has found that the two conditions may have the same cause…low serotonin.

The research comes from Columbia University Irving Medical Center. It was led by Dr. Kara Gross Margolis. She explained that the gut “is often called the body’s ‘second brain.’” That’s because it uses many of the same neurotransmitters as the brain.

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The Hidden Cause of Your Stomach Troubles

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, General Health, Gut Health, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Heartburn…bloating…diarrhea…cramps…gas…constipation…pain…

Some 70 million Americans suffer with these digestive problems every day of their lives.[1]

The worst part is that many of them don’t know what causes it. So they can’t find lasting relief.

Now, a new study shows that a common food additive may be to blame.

Researchers from Australia’s University of Sydney investigated the food additive E171. It’s a whitener that’s used in more than 900 processed foods.

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Is This the Cure for Autism?

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Gut Health, Immune Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Researchers have spent decades studying the brains of autistic children trying to figure out why they have trouble with things like communicating, socializing, and motor function.

Despite extensive research, little progress has been made in finding a cure for autism.

But what if scientists have been looking in the wrong place? What if the problem is not in the heads of autism patients…but in their stomachs?

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The Simple, Non-Drug Fix for Constipation

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Gut Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick1 Comment

For the vast majority of human evolution, humans did not use toilets. When they felt the urge, they left their shelter and simply squatted outside to do their business.

Scientists at Ohio State say the human digestive system is designed to have bowel movements while in a squatting position. But today, when we use toilets, we are more upright, in a sitting position.

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The Truth About Gluten Sensitivity

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Gut Health by INH Research0 Comments

There has long been controversy over whether gluten sensitivity is a real condition.

There’s no doubt that people with celiac disease cannot tolerate the grain protein. They typically have a swift and severe reaction to wheat products. They may suffer intestinal cramping, vomiting, diarrhea, overwhelming fatigue, and even bone loss.

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