Calcium Supplements: Should You Take Them?

Calcium is an essential mineral for good health. Particularly bone health, as 99% of all calcium in the body is found in bone and teeth. This is a nutrient we need in the highest quantities but also has the highest chance of being harmful. In this article, I will guide you into determining if you … Continue Reading

Does the strain of probiotic Lactobacillus Rhamnosus prevent the recurrence of BV in otherwise healthy, premenopausal women?

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of vaginal discharge complaints and represents 40%-50% of all gynecological conditions encountered in primary care practice. It is characterized by an overgrowth of anaerobic and facultative anaerobic genital tract organisms (e.g.,¬†Gardenerella, Prevotella, Mobiluncus¬†spp.) and a depletion of lactobacilli. This causes a degradation of the mucins that provide … Continue Reading