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Thyroid-Gut Axis: How Gut Microbiota Influences Thyroid Function
There is accumulating evidence that a strong thyroid–gut axis exists. The thyroid-gut axis lies along an important, but not yet well-known correlation between the gut microbiome and its effect on the thyroid function. Healthy gut microbiota also exercises beneficial effects on the activity of the immune system. The gut ...
How Genes And Medication Influence Weight Loss
Side effects of medications prescribed for hypertension and diabetes can range from the more commonplace nausea or dry mouth to something more frustrating and difficult to manage: weight gain. That is if you are genetically inclined to do so. How our body responds to a particular drug is determined to some extent by ou ...
Digbi Health Selected to Bring Care to Essential Workers from over 70 Rent a Centers
Digbi Health is expanding! Last week, we announced our newest partnership with Impact RTO Holdings in a press release. We are excited to bring our genetics and gut biome based ongoing care program to Impact RTO Holdings employees at 74 Rent a Centers.  "We know weight loss is hard, especially during these times and wa ...
Reducing And Reversing Hypertension With Diet
Hypertension, i.e., elevated blood pressure, is often seen in overweight or obese individuals, those with a sedentary lifestyle, and those who smoke or drink in excess. These factors make it more difficult to control high blood pressure despite progressively increasing the dose of the various medications used to contro ...
Explore the connection between two of the most expensive employee healthcare costs: skin health and obesity
The costs associated with the treatment of obesity and obesity-related conditions run into billions of dollars worldwide. They fall into two main categories: Direct costs: These stem from health services, including outpatient consultations, lab tests, radiological tests, inpatient treatments, surgeries, and medication ...
The many forms of knee pain and the tools to make it better
The knee is the largest joint in our body, and a complex one. Cartilage cushions the knee joint and keeps it stable. Knee pain makes it difficult to perform day-to-day activities such as climbing stairs or walking. In more severe cases, it can become a disability, such as arthritis. The term “arthritis” refers to infla ...

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