The science of the gut microbiome exploded in recent years. More and more connections arise from lab experiments at a dizzying pace. This time we learn that certain Bacillus and Staphylococcus aureus don’t get along in the neighborhood. Staph aureus makes headlines as a nasty bug, even at times a superbug resistant to multiple antibiotics,
As a Functional MD, I dig the gut. It took me a while to buy into the fact that our guts really do play a crucial role in many illnesses that are seemingly separate from our intestines, but now, I regularly seek out more gut related research to sharpen my clinical care to a razor’s edge.