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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 ...
Influence of pre- and probiotics on immune response after taking the influenza vaccine
Influenza, a.k.a, “the flu,” is a fairly common disease with a huge burden worldwide. It is an acute respiratory illness affecting the upper and/or lower respiratory tract. It is caused by either the influenza virus type A or B. Type A influenza viruses may also be responsible for pandemics via the creation of new and ...
Meet the MYCObiota: the fungi that inhabit the human intestine
Much of the research on the gut microbiome has focused on its biggest component, the bacteria that inhabit the human intestine. However, the intestine is home to other microorganisms as well, including fungi. Of late, the human fungal communities that comprise our “MYCObiome” are finding their place in the research spo ...
Upgrade client experiences with a digital care program that changes lives
COVID-19 has changed the way healthcare works. 72% of US consumers have changed the way they use traditional healthcare. With all the risks that loom, people feel uncomfortable visiting the hospital. The circumstances have taken health insurance from a position of priority to being an absolute necessity. As insurance b ...
More than skin-deep: Why gut health is a key ingredient in achieving that healthy glow
When “gut health” comes up in conversation, one may think of bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, or chronic inflammatory conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). However, gut issues are not always localized. They can impact other parts of the body, including the skin. For instance, small intestinal bacterial ...
Gluten-Free Recipes and Alternatives
Do you have a gluten sensitivity? If you suffer from bloating, indigestion, abdominal pain, fatigue, cramping, skin rash, or nausea after eating gluten heavy foods, you might be the lucky owner of a gluten sensitive gut. The effects of untreated gluten intolerance can be stunted growth, anemia, and permanent damage to ...

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