Melatonin And Gut Health

melatonin and gut health

Welcome to my blog “Melatonin And Gut Health”. You might also like to read: What Is Melatonin And Why Is It Important? Melatonin And Gut Health Since the gut contains at least 400 times more melatonin than the pineal gland, a review of the functional importance of melatonin in the gut seems useful, especially in

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How To Sleep Like A Baby

A Personalised Approach To Chronic Fatigue

In this article I will introduce the concept of our circadian rhythm’s and answer common questions around optimising our sleep. It is not yet finished but I’ll be editing it over the coming days (first published on 18/04/20). What Are Circadian Rhythms? Circadian rhythms are 24-h rhythms in physiology and behaviour generated by molecular clocks,

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Nutritional Status & Viral Infections

viral infections

Nutritional Status & Viral Infections I wanted to write a quick blog on an incredibly important concept when it comes to viral infections, and that is that: The nutritional status of the host can have a profound influence on a virus, so that a normally avirulent virus becomes virulent because of changes in the viral

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What is Functional Medicine?

Functional Medicine

What is Functional Medicine? Functional Medicine is an evolution in the practice of medicine that better addressed the healthcare of the 21st century. By shifting the traditional disease-centred focus of medical practice to a more patient-centred approach, functional medicine addresses the whole person, not just an isolated set of symptoms. Functional medicine practitioners spend time

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FODMAPs And IBS The acronym FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols. These short-chain carbohydrates are incompletely absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract and can be easily fermented by gut bacteria1.These sugars also exert an osmotic effect, increasing fluid movement into the large bowel2 The fermentation and osmosis caused by these undigested sugars are

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