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The Perfect Stool Understanding and Healing the Gut Microbiome

78 EpisodesProduced by Lindsey ParsonsWebsite

Are you struggling to restore your gut to perfect health? Hear host Lindsey Parsons interview functional and integrative medicine professionals, patients and scientists about the gut microbiome, the current state of research and how they approach treating IBS, IBD, candida, constipation, diarrhea, G… read more


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and the Microbiome

In this episode, host Lindsey Parsons interviews Dr. Varykina Thackray, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and a Member of the Center for Reproductive Sciences and Medicine and Center for Microbiome Innovation at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. They discuss Dr. Thackray’s recent article “Improved PCOS symptoms correlate with gut bacterial composition” and the mouse study that served as the basis for the article. They discuss Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), its causes and treatments and how her research study points to new potential avenues for treatment of PCOS involving the gut microbiome and novel probiotics.

You can find more information on your host, Lindsey Parsons, EdD, Certified Health Coach, at High Desert Health in Tucson, Arizona. Lindsey coaches clients locally and nationwide on improving autoimmune, thyroid and digestive issues naturally and in losing weight without cutting or counting calories so that they can keep it off for life. Her most recent client reversed her type 2 diabetes in 90 days (from an A1C of 6.6 to 5.7) as well as dropped 41 points off of her LDL (bad) cholesterol and brought her triglycerides from 168 to 69. You can also follow Lindsey on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


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