What is the Microbiome and How Does it Impact Your Health?

Humans are super organisms, full of trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Collectively, they are known as the microbiome. While this might sound off putting as some bacteria are associated with disease, the microbiome is extremely important for your immune system and many other aspects of your help. The microbiome is one of our often discussed topics here at Functional Medicine, but you might be wondering what it is and where it is found. In this post, we are going to dive deeper into what the microbiome is, where it is found, and other ways it affects your body.