Bacterialvaginosis is a disease that's caused by the overgrowth of a type of bacteria that's called Gardnerella vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis. And as the name might suggest, this is the most common vaginal infection. Now I wanna put these really big quotes
around the term infection because the thing that's interesting about Gardnerella vaginalis is that it's a bacteriathat's naturally found in the vagina. Now some may consider this to be a sexually transmitted infection, which is interestingbecause it doesn't cause
any problems until there'stoo much of it there. So when we look to the causes of bacterial vaginosis, they are all things that change the vaginal environment. That can include acts like douching, so douching, or rinsing of the vagina. The other is having newor multiple sex partners.
And finally, another known cause is the use of antibiotics. This could be in the case of somebody that has a throat infection or a pneumonia that's on antibiotics which will then attackthe bacteria that exists within the vagina andallow Gardnerella vaginalis to overgrow and cause bacterial vaginosis.
So we've touched a little bit on it here, but I wanna draw it out. So when we talk about the pathophysiology of a disease, we'retalking about the mechanism by which that disease occurs. So in order to understandthe pathophysiology of bacterial vaginosis, we need to take a look at a sample of bacteria
that exists in the vagina. So I'll draw out someGardnerella vaginalis bacteria, and so I'll put this up in our key. This is the symbol forGardnerella vaginalis. And I'll draw a few of them around here, but I also wanna show that there are a lot of other bacteriathat exist in this sample. So if you really look at it here,
7 Signs You Should Be Taking Probiotics Saturday Strategy
Hey friend, Dew Canole here! And I wantedto shoot this tutorial because this is something I am passionate about if you ever noticed.We've been talking about your gut health for a while now. Have you taken an antibioticin the past yearé Nine people out of ten probably have taken an antibiotic. Maybe you've takenone five years ago but did you know that just by taking an antibiotic you destroy all thatgood and bad bacteriaé Now the good bacteria dictates how well your immune system functions,how clear and how glowing your skin looks, sometimes how well your brain function isworking righté When you are in an embryo as a baby you are growing in that very fetalstage, your brain and your stomach are the
first two things to develop together. Youhave more nerves in your gut than you actually do on your spinal column which is pretty interesting.You have three pounds of bacteria in your gut and all those cells are more than humancells than you are actually have in your body so it makes sense that you and I should takebetter care of our guts righté So what are the seven things that you need to be awareof that probably means that you should take a probioticé Number one like I mentioned before,having antibiotics in the past years, five years and not reculturing, not re terraformingyour gut. Birth control does the same thing so those antiinflammatory agents that youtake over the counter. Pain medication righté
Destroys the gut as well. Food poisoning ifyou've have that, what that does is that it actually shift in the equilibrium if youhave more bad bacteria than good that's why you have food poisoning. There's a goodchance that you wanna repopulate your good bacteria. If you have digestive disturbances,there's a chance that you probably wanna look into taking a probiotic as well. Anyskin conditions that leave your skin looking less than you wanted to. If you look in themirror and hundred percent not ecstatic with what's looking back at you, there's agood chance that once you start to fix the inside, the outside is going to reflect thattype of harmony. If you are the type of person
that wakes up in the morning you're justdepressed for no reason maybe something that's impacting your mood, there's a chance thata probiotic can help bounce that serotonin level. Ninety five percent of the serotoninis actually made in your gut. Serotonin's that happy molecule in the brain. So onceyou start fixing the gut you're going to notice your mood will start to enhance. Youwill start to see the world in HD, everything will start to come to life and you will startto greet people with that optimistic person hiding on the inside right now. If you'rethe type of person that gets sick two to three times a year and you're wondering why there'sa good chance that, that over populated bad
bacteria holding you back and you probablyshould consider taking a really high quality probiotic. If you're dealing with any typeof yeast infection or yeast overgrowth on the inside, rebalancing that good gut bacteriawill definitely help you. So those are seven signs that you probably need to consider takinga probiotic. Now obviously consult with your first, I'm not a but theseare seven things you can look at. Now I'm going to take a probiotic rich green juicerecipe right here right now that you're absolutely gonna love. The taste of the applecider vinegar with the ginger and lime, it's just so smooth. Great for the summer, greatfor even on the winter with the ginger to
warm your body up and start to cleanse youfrom inside out and replace some of those probiotics and prebiotics in your gut! Sohere are the ingredients, we have one cucumber, we have two pieces of celery. We have a handfulof cilantro, one lime, two knuckles of ginger and about a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.This is the gut health fixing juice recipe you're absolutely gonna love it. Alrightso at that time who won the juiceré Remember next week if you wanna win the juicer, scrolldown to the bottom of this blog post. Leave a comment below about how your life is changedby implementing some of the strategies and tips that we've talked about on FitLifeTV. This week's juicer winner is Rachel