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a doctor looks into a man's mouth
By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of oral thrush — and what you can do about it.
a woman applies lip balm to her lips
By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of canker sores — and what you can do about them.
a woman holds the side of her cheek as though in pain
By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of cavities — and what you can do about them.
a woman spray mouth freshener in her mouth
By Mo Perry
Here are some root causes of bad breath — and what you can do about it.
illustration of a mouth and all the symptoms that stem from it
By Mo Perry
Oral health is intricately connected to the rest of the body. Here's why it matters — and how to read those niggling mouth symptoms.
a father and toddler eat yogurt
By Henry Emmons, MD
Boosting the gut’s healthy microbes can support a more positive outlook.
an illustration of foods that cause health issues (bread, eggs, tomatoes, cheese, peanut)
By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
Wondering if a food sensitivity test is something you may want to consider? A Life Time dietitian offers insights into common sources of food sensitivities, reasons they occur, ways to overcome them, and more.
Hand shows the brain in the sun and sky.
By Pilar Gerasimo
Like it or not, emotions share some very real biochemical links with your nervous, endocrine, immune and digestive systems. Isn't it time you learned something about how your body responds to what you feel—and vice versa?
microscopic image of yeast
By Courtney Helgoe
Technically, yes. Too much candida in your gut microbiome can lead to a condition called auto-brewery syndrome.
By Alyssa Ford
Your immune system works to keep you healthy 24 hours a day. Here's how to help it operate at peak efficiency.
Headshot of Samantha McKinney.

The gut is often considered the gatekeeper to our overall health — and imbalances many times surface in surprising ways. Samantha McKinney, RD, discusses its far-reaching impacts and shares daily lifestyle strategies we can use to support our gut health.

Cloves of garlic on table
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Turns out garlic is great for ulcers, food poisoning, and gut dysbiosis. Here's why — and how to get more garlic in your diet.
Cabbage juice
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
Turns out cabbage juice is great for peptic ulcers. Here's why — and how to get more cabbage juice in your diet.
An abstract neon marbled design.
By Laine Bergeson Becco, FMCHC
These supplements provide extra support when you're experiencing digestive symptoms — or working to keep them at bay.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Most of us have heard that good digestive health is key to overall health. While there are a lot of approaches to consider, there are a few new non-negotiables to start with.
Illustration of bacteria
By Catherine Guthrie
Yeasts are a natural component of the human microbiome, but when they proliferate, they can lead to misery. Learn what you can do to keep them in check.
A headshot of Paul Kriegler
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Because our natural production or function of digestive enzymes and acids can be blunted for various reasons, many people may feel and function better when supplementing with enzymes.
Woman taking a supplement
By Mo Perry
IBS, leaky gut syndrome, and mood disorders are just some of the conditions probiotics may help treat.
Person shopping for probiotic in pharmacy
By Mo Perry
Not all probiotics — or gut microbiomes — are created equal. Here's how to find the right probiotic for you.
Two probiotic supplements with green background
By Mo Perry
The FDA doesn't regulate supplements, but here are some tips to suss out a quality probiotic.
A spread of assorted probiotic foods.
By Mo Perry
Why are probiotics so popular? Are all supplements equally effective? Can I get enough friendly bacteria from food? Health experts address these and other common questions.
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