• Chris Woollams Health WatchNight-shift work, brain, damaged health, metabolism, metabolic diseases, obesity ,high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, cancer

    How night-shift work disrupts your health

    Night shift work causes chaos in the body as the central ‘clock’ in the brain doesn’t reboot, but other clocks in various organs like the liver do, creating conflict between metabolites leading to a disrupted metabolism. Night shift work has been previously linked to metabolic disease – such as obesity, high blood pressure and higher cholesterol and blood sugar, and…

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  • Chris Woollams Health WatchCerebral Palsy, child epilepsy, microbiome, brain, Gut-brain axis, brain injury, childhood-onset, Bacteroides, Lactobacillus, Intestinibacter, Bifidobacterium

    Cerebral Palsy and Child Epilepsy linked to significantly altered microbiome

    Cerebral palsy and epilepsy in children  are two interactive neurological diseases.  According to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a staggering 1 in 345 children now have Cerebral Palsy. This represents a quite alarming growth rate over the past 20 years. In that time, antibiotic and vaccine use has increased markedly in the USA. Unfortunately, the clinical…

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  • Rainbow DietBrain, cells, Healthy, Hippocampus, Mediterranean Diet, exercise, Dr. Sandrine Thuret, Professor, NSCs, Ted Talk,

    You can grow brain cells and be brighter, longer

    Healthy ageing and the production of new neurons in your Hippocampus is linked to exercise, and foods common in the Mediterranean Diet. It has long been thought that you could not grow new nerve or brain cells once you reached a certain age, and that issues such as depression may have led to irreversible damage. None of this now turns…

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