Mycobiome, the Forgotten Fungal Community with Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum

From the Show: Wellness for Life
Summary: Learn more about the helpful and harmful fungi in your body.
Air Date: 1/10/20
Duration: 28:57
Host: Susanne Bennett, DC
Guest Bio: Mahmoud Ghannoum, MD
Dr. G headshot 2019.09.09Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum is one of the world’s leading microbiome researchers and the scientist who named the mycobiome, our body’s fungal community. 

He lectures at many institutions globally, including the National Institutes of Health, on the microbiome and his breakthrough research on probiotics. He’s published over 400 papers on his research and has been cited over 20,000 times by other scientists. For over 25 years, he’s been funded by the NIH, who’ve provided Dr. Ghannoum with over $50 million in grant funding. 

For the last 40 years, Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum, has been one of the leading scientists researching the microbiome. In 2010 he coined the term mycobiome and unlocked the key to total gut health. In 2016 his research on the microbiome of Crohn’s patients was groundbreaking and he was the first scientist to identify that bacteria and fungi actually work together in our gut’s microbiome. He discovered that within just 24 hours, you can remake your mycobiome, setting yourself on the fast track to weight loss, better digestion, improved health, and more energy, even if the bacteria in your microbiome is less than ideal.
Mycobiome, the Forgotten Fungal Community with Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum
Small intestinal fungal overgrowth (SIFO) can lead to myriad digestive symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea, nausea, and more. While we need certain bacteria in our bodies for healthy function, harmful bacteria and fungi negatively impact wellness.

The body’s fungal community is known as the mycobiome.

Listen as Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum joins Dr. Susanne Bennett to discuss your body’s fungal community.