Biofilms:What They Are & Why You Should Care!
🦠Biofilms are a protective 🛡 mechanism by microbial families as rather ingenious (and slimy) shelter to various bacteria, fungus, parasites🪱, or mold so that they can keep on doing what they love doing best…keeping you sick 🤒
This layer of protective “slime” keeps guard 💂🏼♀️ going into stealth mode avoiding detection by the body. Because of this slimy biofilm layer encompassing it all, any attempt to address them through nutraceuticals 🌿 or medications 💊 often doesn’t succeed.
It’s not uncommon for individuals to hammer 🔨 away at their Lyme, coinfections, parasites 🪱, gut problems, or mold and feel they are hitting a wall. In a way it’s their system that is hitting a slimy gooey biofilm wall that cannot be penetrated to chisel away at the pathogen. 🦠
How it affects your healing…
These tricky little biofilms, known to swap genetics with each other forming a stronger bond, can hinder healing when not addressed. The hard working💪 immune system becomes blind to these stealth-like biofilms so the problem remains and symptoms persist 🧐. As soon as they no longer detect a threat they will re-emerge 👋 repeating the same cycle.
Healing requires a multifaceted approach and biofilms are a part of that plan. There are many ways to support biofilming “busting” that can allow progression to be made in healing. If you’re not currently addressing biofilms when trying to heal from a chronic illness reach out to get started! It can make a big difference in your healing!
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Stefanie is a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach, Bioenergetic Practitioner & Holistic Nutritionist who specializes in whole body detoxification, improving digestion, fatigue, autoimmunity, overcoming chronic illness, functional nutrition, Lyme Disease & mold illness and more.
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