The Modern Vital Podcast

Unlocking Microbiome Secrets: Probiotics, Mold Illness & Gut Health with Kiran Krishnan

October 04, 2023 Ben Reebs Season 1 Episode 32
The Modern Vital Podcast
Unlocking Microbiome Secrets: Probiotics, Mold Illness & Gut Health with Kiran Krishnan
Show Notes

In this episode of the Modern Vital Podcast, host Dr. Ben Reebs is joined by Kiran Krishnan, the knowledgeable research microbiologist and health expert from Microbiome Labs, to unravel the complexities of the microbiome, probiotics, and their connection to mold illness and small intestinal fungal overgrowth. The duo dives deep into how maintaining a balanced microbiome is crucial for health, with Kiran elaborating on the unique intelligent mechanisms through which beneficial microbes regulate the immune system to identify and control problematic organisms. The conversation sheds light on how mold and fungi operate within the body, the opportunistic nature of these pathogens, and their strategies for spreading, including invading the body's blood system and creating collaborative biofilms with bacteria.

Kiran also elucidates the intricate relationships between inflammation, the immune system, and opportunistic pathogens, explaining how conditions like leaky gut create an environment that allows these harmful agents to thrive. The episode explores how probiotics, especially spore-based ones, can help manage these issues by controlling microbial balance, enhancing immune response, and competing for vital space within the body's microbial real estate. With insights on the role of iron and histamine in these processes, Kiran provides a holistic understanding of the body's microbial dynamics and offers a glimpse into how probiotics can be an ally in promoting health and preventing chronic diseases. For listeners eager to learn more, Kiran invites them to connect with him on Instagram where he shares valuable information, lectures, and updates on new projects in the realm of microbiology and health.

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