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

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. … Read moreNew Study Links Alzheimer’s to Bacterial Endotoxins from the Gut

Understanding the Role of Leaky Gut in Chronic Disease

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 … Read moreUnderstanding the Role of Leaky Gut in Chronic Disease