The role of bacteria within the human body is increasingly being shown to have a diverse range of effects on health and disease. A relatively new microbiome concept, within the body, is that of the estrobolome. This is the congregation of bacterial genetic enzyme expression, which influences oestrogen kinetics and is responsible for metabolising oestrogen.
Compounds on the surface of ginger talk to the genes of our microbiota!
Rebecca Hughes has a gift for clinical success in skin conditions. Today she shares with us how she approaches eczema and atopic dermatitis cases and what therapeutics she employs to achieve long-lasting relief for her patients.
In recent years, the understanding of how the vaginal microbiome impacts health has expanded. The bacterial inhabitants of the vagina not only influence the direct local environment protecting it from infection, ranging from candida, bacterial vaginosis (BV) and sexually transmitted infection acquisition, it also impacts fertility, birth outcomes and possibly the success of IVF. Understanding of the vaginal microbiome environment offers insights into manipulation that have the propensity to change the clinical approach to female health.
This special event brings together five extraordinary speakers for a day of learning, by offering training to natural medicine practitioners on the relevant, up-to-date naturopathic and medical information they need for the treatment of various Functional GI issues.
We are now over 60 years and several generations of women in to OCP use as a primary method of contraception and we're only beginning to unravel the long term health consequences.
Holistic Paediatrician, Dr Elisa Song joins us to talk about maximising teenage physical and emotional wellbeing.
Dr Van Den Bogaerde shares the current scientific opinion on gut microbial diversity and he discusses his excitement about the research exploring faecal microbial transplants