Microbiome Mysteries, Biofilm Breakdowns, and Ayurvedic Insights: Exploring Holistic Health with Tatiana Wolfe

Welcome to the Thrive with Cate Stillman podcast. In this episode, we have a remarkable story of healing and resilience. Our guest, Tatiana Wolfe, shares her journey of overcoming a scary diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at the age of 30. She took unconventional paths towards healing, including a unique treatment involving bee venom. Stay tuned to discover how primal habits, circadian rhythm habits, and anti-inflammatory practices played a pivotal role in her healing journey.

What You’ll Get Out of Tuning In

  • The connection between chronic inflammatory diseases and dysbiosis.
  • The emerging field of microbiome-based therapies.
  • The role of biofilms in our bodies.
  • The power of natural therapies like bee venom and Ayurvedic practices.
  • The importance of embracing the healing process, including emotional expression.
  • The significance of understanding your body’s needs and regaining your health.


  • Chronic Inflammatory Diseases and Microbiome: The podcast begins by delving into the relationship between chronic inflammatory diseases and the human microbiome.
  • Innovative Microbiome-Based Therapies: A groundbreaking concept is introduced as the pharmaceutical industry explores the potential of microbiome-based therapies for innovative treatments.
  • Sourcing Quality Dirt: The discussion emphasizes the importance of seeking high-quality dirt in a world filled with pesticides and environmental toxins.
  • Biofilms Unveiled: Biofilms, often a less-explored topic, are unveiled, and their formation and impact are explained, particularly in cases of dysbiosis.
  • Ayurvedic Insights and Ecosystem Healing: The conversation continues with an exploration of Ayurvedic wisdom, highlighting the essential role of ecosystems in the healing process.
  • Parasites and Dysbiosis: The podcast introduces a novel perspective on the influence of parasites on health, especially in relation to dysbiosis.
  • Natural Therapies and Biofilm Breakdown: Natural therapies like bee venom and cow products are highlighted for their potential to break down biofilms and facilitating detoxification.
  • Fasting and Body Types: The discussion concludes with insights into fasting practices, their alignment with Vata body types and hormonal cycles, and the importance of personalized fasting regimens for optimal health.


  • “The body’s path to expression is crucial for healing. Embrace the symptoms as they express what’s inside.” – Tatiana Wolf
  • “The body is an ecosystem that heals us; it’s not just about probiotics from a bottle. It’s about finding good dirt, connecting with animals, and nurturing the microbiome.” – Cate Stillman
  • “Understanding your body’s needs and regaining your health requires patience and recognizing your body’s unique truth.” – Tatiana Wolf


Throughout this episode, Cate Stillman and Tatiana Wolf provide a wealth of knowledge and fresh perspectives on health and wellness, offering listeners valuable insights into the interplay between the microbiome, ecosystems, biofilms, and various therapies. This Podcast is a treasure trove of wisdom for those seeking to enhance their well-being and explore innovative approaches to healing.