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Bacterial Vaginosis or Aerobic Vaginitis?

Bacterial vaginosis or aerobic vaginitis, what is the difference? Well, both are common vaginal conditions that can affect women of all ages, often causing discomfort and impacting reproductive health. In this quick overview, we’ll talk about the characteristics, severity scales, and clinical implications of BV and AV. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): BV is a prevalent vaginal […]

Premier Microbiome Testing for Optimal Gut Health in Sydney

Gut Microbiome Testing Sydney The gut microbiome is increasingly recognised as a crucial component of human health. Understanding its composition and how it affects our overall well-being can be key to managing various health issues. Microbiome testing is a valuable tool that can provide insights into the state of your gut and help identify imbalances […]

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Centenarian Gut Microbiome: The Secret To Living To 100

Is there something unique about the centenarian gut microbiome?  Discoveries from a recent study shed light on the fascinating world of centenarians and their exceptional resistance to age-related ailments. Delving into the unique microbiome of individuals who live to be 100 or more, researchers have uncovered a potential shield against bacterial infections, including those caused […]

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Skin Bacteria and Eczema: Brand New Research

The relentless urge to scratch, whether it’s a subtle tickle or an intense irritation, can be agonizing. Scientists now reveal that a common type of skin bacteria may be the trigger behind this sensation, particularly for individuals dealing with eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. Understanding the Role of Skin Bacteria in Itchiness: Research conducted […]

At-Home Vaginal Microbiome Test: Analysing the Health of Your Vaginal Microbiome

At-Home Vaginal Microbiome Test The La biome vaginal microbiome test is an innovative at-home solution that allows women to gain valuable insights into the health of their vaginal microbiome. By understanding the importance of the vaginal microbe and how it affects overall health, women can take proactive steps to maintain a healthy and balanced ecosystem. […]

Glyphosate (Roundup) shapes the gut microbiome: Latest evidence

The link between popular herbicide glyphosate and the gut microbiome has been revealed in a brand new study published in October 2023 in the journal Gut Microbes. Glyphosate, a widely used herbicide, has increasingly found its way into our environment, leading to its unwitting consumption by humans through contaminated crops, drinking water, and polluted air. […]

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Unravel the Impact of Gut Microbiome on Overall Health

A healthy gut is often said to be the foundation of overall well-being, but have you ever wondered why? Welcome to an insightful exploration on the profound impact your gut microbiome has on your overall health. We are La Biome, Australia’s Microbiome Specialty Store and we aim to reveal the intricate relationship between the trillions […]

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Can prebiotics reduce blood pressure? New Australian study says yes.

Can prebiotics reduce blood pressure? In an Australian study published in 2023, researchers examined the potential for prebiotics to reduce blood pressure. The study involved 21 participants who received either 40g of the prebiotic acetylated and butyrylated high-amylose maize starch (HAMSAB) supplementationor a placebo. The trial aimed to see if the prebiotic could influence blood pressure. […]

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Low FODMAP Diet for IBS: It’s Not A Magic Cure

Bloating and abdominal discomfort are common complaints, not only among those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) but also in generally healthy individuals. These symptoms often arise from the fermentation of undigested food by gut microbes. Medical advice often suggests antibiotics to control bacterial overgrowth or adhering to a low FODMAP diet for IBS, which restricts […]

3 hidden causes of leaky gut and how to fix it

Leaky gut, aka increased intestinal permeability, is one of my favourite topics. There’s ample scientific resarch on this phenomena and it’s great to see it getting the attention it deserves so people can regain control of their health. BUT despite all the evidence for the role of leaky gut in a host of conditions including […]

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