Probiotics, the Immune System, & Mental Health - DVD - 6 Hours (w/Home-study exam)
Identifies the human microbiota, including beneficial bacteria (probiotics) and beneficial fiber (prebiotics).
Describes the effects of human microbiota with regard to the digestive, immune and mental health conditions. Lists the pro- and anti-inflammatory influences, including those of essential lipids and amino acids. Identifies interventions to address chronic inflammation, pathological appetite, and mental health manifestations of microbiome imbalance. Identifies mental health consequences of gastrointestinal pathobionts as related to various mental disorders. Discusses the role of the immune system with regard to cariogenic bacteria and regeneration of dentin. Describes how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes. Describe, for this course, the implications for dentistry, mental health, nursing, and other healthcare professions.