Another mechanism (perhaps among the five most important) of how obesity can lead to diabetes and recurrent sinus infections, articulated uniquely by CCIMHEALTH:

Excess fat –> excesses estrogen –> decreased levels of akkermansia and increased of strep –> more upper respiratory infections and more insulin resistance


Long term estrogen treatment decreases akkermansia, increase Lactobacillus and strep levels…/06/180619173557.htm…

Long-term estrogen therapy changes microbial activity in the gut

Long-term therapy with estrogen and bazedoxifene alters the microbial composition and activity in the gut, affecting how estrogen is metabolized, a new study in mice found.


Recommended Posts