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.
How do you treat vaginal dysbiosis? In this episode we pick up from where we left off in part 1, and discuss treating vaginal dysbiosis from a holistic perspective.
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.
Group B Strep is concerning for any mother-to-be. So what role can naturopathic medicine play in treatment and prevention?
How well do you know the vagina? Today, we welcome back Moira Bradfield, Naturopath and Acupuncturist, to share her knowledge and passion for demystifying vaginal health
Naturopath Moira Bradfield shares with us her clinical experience working in a multi-modality clinic specialising in the treatment of complex eye disorders.