Gut Microbe Drives Autoimmunity

Probiotics

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The human gut harbors a complex community of microbes that affect many aspects of our health. Known as the gut microbiota, these bacteria help with metabolism and maintaining a healthy immune system.

  • Scientists found evidence that a certain gut microbe can trigger autoimmune disease in mice that are prone to such disease and identified the same microbe in people with autoimmune diseases.
  • The results suggest new avenues for treating debilitating and potentially lethal autoimmune diseases.

Come and ask Dr. Steve about probiotics and how they can help your health!

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/gut-microbe-drives-autoimmunity

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