Have you heard the terms microbiome, gut-brain axis, probiotics/pre-biotics and hygiene hypothesis? Are you curious about what all of this means for you and your health? Dr. Andrea McBeth will give you an introduction to the human microbiome in terms you can understand and translate to your health. She will cover the basics of what the microbiome is and how the latest information relating to the microbiome and health, diet and lifestyle can be applied to your everyday life. Additionally, she will discuss what foods support the good gut bacteria to help you fight cancer, autoimmune disease and avoid infection. After addressing leaky gut, SIBO, dysbiosis and IBS and how to approach them with this new paradigm; Dr. McBeth will end the series with details about Fecal Microbiota Transplant and how it is being used to treat infectious and autoimmune disease. $15/class or $30 for the series.
Class 1: What is the Human Gut Microbiome? How does it interact with disease?
Class 2: How do your diet, exercise and mental health affect the microbiome and vice-versa?
Class 3: Are poop and parasites the next probiotics? Technological developments in medicine and the microbiome focusing on Fecal Microbiota Transplant and Helminthic Therapy.