Understanding the Role of Leaky Gut in Chronic Disease

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Leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, is a condition in which bacteria and endotoxins are able to leak through physical holes in the intestinal wall and translocate directly into the bloodstream. In fact, some research suggests that leaky gut may very well be ground zero for many chronic diseases. In 2015, a review article in Frontiers of Immunology found that increased intestinal permeability, …

Utilizing Microbiome Labs in Your Practice

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We’re growing quickly here at Microbiome Labs and continuously adding products to our product line. If you’d like to learn more about the clinical applications of each product, check out our Products webinar with Dr. Tom Bayne, the President of Microbiome Labs. Click on the link below to watch the Products webinar: Watch Now

New Study Links Alzheimer’s to Bacterial Endotoxins from the Gut

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive form of dementia that destroys memories and other cognitive functions. This chronic neurodegenerative disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the US, affecting over 5 million Americans. Scientists believe that damage to the brain likely begins a decade or more before memory loss and other cognitive symptoms arise. During this preclinical stage …

MegaSporeBiotic Dosing Instructions

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As a reminder, we recommend starting out slowly when taking MegaSporeBiotic to avoid any symptoms associated with detoxification. Although these symptoms are rare, we advise starting all of your patients slowly. Most common symptoms are loose stools and intestinal cramping. It’s best to take MegaSporeBiotic with food or immediately following a meal. Taking MegaSporeBiotic without a meal should not cause …

MegaSporeBiotic & the Safety of Bacillus Licheniformis

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MegaSporeBiotic is comprised of five verified and tested bacillus strains: Bacillus indicus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus clausii, Bacillus coagulans, and Bacillus licheniformis. To date, some of the most researched and widely used true probiotic strains are from the Bacillus genus. By utilizing a strong foundation of research and supervision from the pioneering experts in the field of bacteriotherapy, each strain carried …

Why Take Probiotics? A Patient’s Understanding

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What Are Probiotics? Our ancestors had a diet brimming with nutrients and beneficial species of live bacteria because they lived off the land. These species of live bacteria evolved into an essential component of our digestive system known as probiotics. Probiotics regulate the digestive system, improve immune function, and serve as the first line of defense against infections. What if …

Bacteriotherapy as Nature Intended

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We all know that modern, processed foods are stripped of most of their nutritive value. An essential, missing nutrient, which unfortunately receives the least attention, is beneficial bacteria, commonly known as probiotics. With more and more patients seeking medical attention for digestive and immune system challenges, and a market flooded with probiotic products that make undeliverable promises, it’s time you …

Welcome to all things MegaSporeBiotic

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As we all know from the Human Microbiome Project, recent research on the microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract has generated great interest in their connections with overall health. The diversity of these microorganisms creates a foundation that directly affects GI health, allergies, autoimmune disease, body weight, energy, and overall well-being. The survivability of most probiotics available today fail to provide …