Bacterial Infection

Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

…-the-counter remedy for heartburn. But before you grab an acid blocker, bear in mind that these drugs have been linked to increased risk of bacterial infection, hip fracture, nutritional deficiencies, and memory decline. Fortunately, there’s a better solution: melatonin. Best known as the sleep hormone…

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Three Healing Oils to Add to Your Arsenal

…human coronavirus (which causes colds), Streptococcus (strep throat), and influenza A. It is also an effective treatment for yeast, fungal, and bacterial overgrowth in the intestines. Oregano oil is widely available in health food stores and online. The brand we use at Whitaker Wellness is Oregacillin…

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Taking Probiotics for Optimal Health

…prone to infections, particularly of the urinary tract, as well as to those who have compromised immune systems. Recommendations for Taking Probiotics If you’re suffering from diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome or other GI disorders, yeast overgrowth, recurrent infections especially…

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Could Your Gut Bacteria Signal Diabetes?

…diabetes emerge. To reach this conclusion, researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the Beijing Genomics Institute analyzed approximately 60,000 bacterial markers in people with signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes and without signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes. Results showed that people with type…

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