• The Best Probiotic to Take After Surgery to Boost Recovery

    The Best Probiotic to Take After Surgery to Boost Recovery

    Every year nearly 15 million Americans undergo a surgical procedure. Surgery is a dramatic transformation for anyone's body, so taking steps to prepare and recover properly will ensure you reap only the benefits of a surgical procedure and hopefully none of the common complications.  Probiotics are essential to rebuilding the microbiome, which can especially be impacted by antibiotics commonly administered with surgery aftercare. They...
  • Waking Up to a Probiotic Breakfast Can Do Wonders for Your Gut Health

    Waking Up to a Probiotic Breakfast Can Do Wonders for Your Gut Health

    Did you know that recent studies show people with poor gut diversity had lower quality of life? The health of your microbiome impacts your mental health, sleep, energy, the risk for chronic illnesses, and much more.  A probiotic breakfast can help you start the day on the right foot and boost your gut diversity and overall well-being. If you're unsure of where to start,...
  • Martha Carlin Featured on the Your Adrenal Fix Podcast with Dr. Joel Rosen

    Martha Carlin Featured on the Your Adrenal Fix Podcast with Dr. Joel Rosen

    I was honored to be a recent guest on two episodes of the Your Adrenal Fix Podcast with Dr. Joel Rosen! In part one, we discuss the connection between the microbiome, energy production, and chronic illness. We talk about my story and my husband John's Parkinson's diagnosis, and my lightbulb moment that led to studying the microbiome. We also discuss metabolic health, glyphosate and mannitol, plus fecal samples, lifestyle...
  • Martha Carlin is Back on the Life's Best Medicine Podcast with Dr. Brian Lenzkes!

    Martha Carlin is Back on the Life's Best Medicine Podcast with Dr. Brian Lenzkes!

    You may have tuned into my interview with Dr. Brian Lenzkes on the Life's Best Medicine podcast back in April (if not, you can listen here!). We discussed the microbiome triggers for diseases, the multitude of factors that affect the gut microbiome, diet and lifestyle changes to support gut health, and much more. Today I'm honored to share I am back on the Life's Best Medicine Podcast for a second...
  • How to Break a Bad Habit

    How to Break a Bad Habit

    While most people have at least one habit they’d like to break, some are more detrimental than others. While biting your nails or regularly pressing snooze might be bothersome, a habit like smoking or eating too much can negatively impact your health, and even potentially shortening your lifespan. It can be challenging to eliminate a habit, but it’s absolutely possible, and often necessary in order to...
  • 10 Things You Can do to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

    10 Things You Can do to Stay Healthy Over the Holidays

    The holiday season is nearly upon us, and while this year may look a little different than usual, there are some practical ways to support your health and feel your best! Keeping your immune system strong is more important now than ever, and in a season when sugar, alcohol and other stressors are abundant, there are some simple ways to nourish your gut without...
  • Healthy holiday recipes for diabetics

    Healthy holiday recipes for diabetics

    Throughout the holiday season, you may find yourself cozying up with friends and family, leaning into year-end festivities. It’s a time to celebrate, which often means an abundance of festive food and drinks.  But if you’re trying to enjoy holiday meals while managing diabetes, improving your health or healing your gut, this can be a tricky time to navigate. Said celebrations are not very blood sugar-friendly, thanks...
  • Probiotics for Sleep: The Key to Restful Nights and Rejuvenated Mornings

    Probiotics for Sleep: The Key to Restful Nights and Rejuvenated Mornings

    Current research shows a connection between the gut microbiome and sleep patterns, and evidence suggests that improving your gut's healthy bacteria can lead to more restful sleep. Read on to discover how probiotics for sleep can help lower your stress, activate opiate receptors for better quality sleep, and help you get more rest.
  • The Gut Brain Axis: How it Impacts Sleep Quality

    The Gut Brain Axis: How it Impacts Sleep Quality

    The signaling that occurs between the microbiome and the brain is often mediated by compounds produced by the gut microbiome. This signaling could result in a more relaxed sleep cycle, or it could adversely affect it. Here’s a closer look at how the gut-brain axis impacts sleep quality.  What is the Gut Brain Axis?   Source The gut-brain axis refers to the two-way communication...
  • Not Sleeping Well? The Answer May Be in Your Gut

    Not Sleeping Well? The Answer May Be in Your Gut

    Up to 70 million Americans struggle with sleeping, according to research by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It’s a critical issue, as sleep is one of the most important pillars of good health. If you’re not getting enough, or your sleep is low quality, it can cause extreme fatigue, brain fog, increased stress, irritability, weight gain, and is linked to many...
  • 7 Facts About Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders

    7 Facts About Inflammation and Metabolic Disorders

    The prevalence of metabolic syndrome among US adults is staggering. Research shows that more than a third of US adults met the criteria for metabolic syndrome between 2011 to 2016. Since the prevalence of metabolic syndrome significantly increases with age, that number is likely even worse by now. Metabolic syndrome can have rippling effects on your health, body, and mental health. It can be...
  • Yield&Shield™: Probiotics for your soil, from your garden to your gut

    Yield&Shield™: Probiotics for your soil, from your garden to your gut

    Many years ago when my husband, John, was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s I instinctively knew that there was a connection to the food we were eating. This started a long journey for me, digging into our food supply and the herbicides, pesticides and preservatives that are used in our industrial agriculture operations.  Most media was not covering these significant issues and in fact when...
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