unravelling the science behind

the human microbiome



In the previous article, we discussed limitations of current drug treatment approaches for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and the growing understanding about the importance of lifestyle and health behaviours. This is where the gut microbiome comes in.    

How could the microbiome be involved?

The bidirectional communication that takes place between the gut microbiota and the central nervous system has been...

Watching a loved one’s gradual decline from Alzheimer’s Disease is no easy feat. My family experienced this first hand as we watched my beautiful Nan - Dorothy - live with this torturous disease for years before she peacefully passed. Along with memory loss, people with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) dementia can be unpredictable, aggressive and completely different to the person they have been their whole liv...

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