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Benefits of Probiotics for your Mood, Gut, and Immune System

By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team One of the most exciting developments in lifestyle science over the last decade has been the sharpening focus on the central role that our resident microbes (bacteria) play in re...

9+ Foods to Improve Brain Health and Memory

By: The Dr. Perlmutter Team As we’ve stated before, one of the most fascinating things about the human brain is that neuroplasticity, the process by which the brain undergoes changes in response to internal...

Probiotics for Mental Health

Recently, I was interviewed by the magazine Men's Health to discuss the positive benefits of probiotics and their potential applications for improving mental health and conditions like depression. I wanted t...

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Whitney Bowe

I am hopeful that, at this stage of the game, it will not come as a total surprise that even the health and appearance of our skin is affected by microbes and the microbiome. Many of us grew up at a time w...

The Importance of Fish Oil and Probiotics in Pregnancy

Food allergies, and a specific skin condition called eczema, are rapidly increasing in the youth population. Now, in what may be the largest study of its kind ever performed, researchers are studying a woman...

Diet during pregnancy and infancy and risk of allergic or autoimmune disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Persistence of Supplemented Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis EVC001 in Breastfed Infants

Probiotics: A New Treatment for Alzheimer’s?

In Brain Maker, we looked at the relationship between the health of the gut and that of the brain, particularly as it relates to how the gut is the origin of inflammation, a cause of Alzheimer's disease, an ...

Why Supplementing with Prebiotic Fiber Makes Sense

While there has been so much attention given in recent years to the importance of probiotics across a wide spectrum of important aspects of human physiology, we are just beginning to see an expansion of the ...

Reversing Alzheimer’s with Probiotics?

For the past several years I have been writing and lecturing about the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and changes in the gut bacteria. We know, for example, that Alzheimer’s is an inflammatory cond...