Microbiota and associated disorders
“ (sidenote: Dysbiosis Generally defined as an alteration in the composition and function of the microbiota caused by a combination of environmental and individual-specific factors. ) ”, have you ever heard this word?
The dysbiosis is generally defined as an alteration in the composition and function of the microbiota caused by a combination of environmental and individual-specific factors1.
Many factors can disrupt the balance of our microbiota2.
This imbalance can have an impact on our health, and have been associated with a variety of diseases, such as diarrhea3, Crohn’s disease4, bacterial vaginosis5, atopic dermatitis6…
Disorders related to disruption of microbiota
- Levy M, Kolodziejczyk AA, Thaiss CA, et al. Dysbiosis and the immune system. Nat Rev Immunol. 2017;17(4):219-232.
- Hasan N, Yang H. Factors affecting the composition of the gut microbiota, and its modulation. PeerJ. 2019 Aug 16;7:e7502.
- McFarland LV. Antibiotic-associated Diarrhea: Epidemiology, Trends and Treatment. Future Microbiol. 2008 Oct;3(5):563-78.
- Bejaoui M, Sokol H, Marteau P. Targeting the Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Critical Evaluation of Current Concepts and Moving to New Horizons. Dig Dis. 2015;33 Suppl 1:105-112
- Greenbaum S, Greenbaum G, Moran-Gilad J, et al. Ecological dynamics of the vaginal microbiome in relation to health and disease. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Apr;220(4):324-335.
- Langan SM, Irvine AD, Weidinger S. Atopic dermatitis. Lancet. 2020 Aug 1;396(10247):345-360