Chinese Medicine For Your Gut Microbiome
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You know we need a healthy gut microbiome in order to digest and absorb nutrients from our food – without pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation. It also plays a role in autoimmune disease, hormone balance, our level of energy overall, heart disease, kidney disease, brain fog, bone health -- the list goes on. With Chinese herbal medicine, we can encourage the body to release its own digestive enzymes and bile while supporting the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, and intestines. On today’s episode you'll learn: What besides food affects the gut microbiome How the gut interconnects with other body systems  Chinese herbs that help with gas, bloating, and fat loss A simple practice you can employ to help you digest and absorb better right away Dr. Andrew Miles, DOM grew up with a Taiwanese stepfather immersed in Chinese culture, martial arts, and medicine. He studied Traditional Chinese Medicine in Canada at the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and later studied advanced diagnostics and integrated medicine at the Chengdu University of TCM in Sichuan, China. He lived in China for years learning more about Chinese medicine in laboratories and learning from China’s top specialists. He is the host of the Botanical Biohacking podcast and works with an expert panel to source sustainably wildcrafted herbs for dampness. He has consulted for pharmaceutical companies, practiced medicine and taught martial arts in China, and has been recognized by the Taiwanese and Chinese governments for promotion and preservation of traditional Chinese culture.Through his Chinese herb company, Botanical Biohacking, he supplies some of the best herbal medicine on the planet to Chinese herbal medicine practitioners, including my clinic. Links: To get your hands on Chinese herbal medicine for your gut micobiome, visit  You'll be supporting this show! Chinese Medicine Resources for Better Digestion Episode 177: Microbiome Biohacking with Dr. Andrew Miles Episode 227: TCM Nutrition tips for a Healthy Digestive Microbiome with Dr. Darlene Easton, DACM Episode 236: Care and Feeding of Your Microbiome with Dr. Chris Damman The Weirdest People In The World by Joseph Henrich Connect with Dr. Andrew Miles: Website Podcast Books  
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