What is the microbiome?



In the last 3-5 years, we have seen more and more talk about the microbiome in the integrative medicine community, and how it directly links gut health to brain health.
But what does that really mean? When we try and learn about it as lay people, all we get is papers full of the names of different bacteria and medical terms for diseases and anatomy.
Take a look at this interesting video for a simple – but not too simple! – explanation of the microbiome, and how it influences our lives.