From Gut to Brain: Understanding Parkinson's, Constipation and Blood Sugar Dysregulation and Probiotics to Address Them All with Martha Carlin

From Gut to Brain: Understanding Parkinson’s, Constipation and Blood Sugar Dysregulation and Probiotics to Address Them All with Martha Carlin

Martha Carlin, CEO of The BioCollective, discusses the link between the gut microbiome and Parkinson’s disease. She emphasizes the significance of mannitol-producing bacteria for treating Parkinson’s-related constipation and managing blood sugar. Additionally, she touches on the impact of environmental toxins and the necessity of regular bowel movements for detoxification, stressing the pivotal role of gut health in overall well-being.

Lindsey Parsons, your host, helps clients solve gut issues and reverse autoimmune disease naturally. Take her quiz to see which stool or functional medicine test will help you find out what’s wrong. She’s a Certified Health Coach at High Desert Health in Tucson, Arizona. She coaches clients locally and nationwide. You can also follow Lindsey on Facebook, Tiktok, X, Instagram or Pinterest or reach her via email at to set up a free 30-minute Gut Healing Breakthrough Session.

Set up a free, 30-minute Gut Healing Breakthrough Session with Lindsey to discuss your gut health issues and hear about my 3- and 5-appointment gut health coaching programs. Set up an individual, 1-hour consultation here.

Listen to Episode 123 or go to podcast player at the bottom of this page.

Martha Carlin’s Links

Martha Carlin’s Blog

Sugar Shift Probiotic* – save 10% with my affiliate code “PERFECTSTOOL”

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The BioCollective

Links Mentioned in the Show

Toxic Legacy: How the Weedkiller Glyphosate Is Destroying Our Health and the Environment by Stephanie Senaff*

Neuralli – PS128

Lindsey’s Links

Serum Bovine Immunoglobulin (SBI) Powder

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Free, 30-minute Gut Healing Breakthrough Session

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Quiz: Which Gut Health Test Should I Choose?

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