Category Archives: Bowel Disorders

Being a gut microbe farmer | Pesticides in the American Diet

A study from Boise State University: While health-conscious individuals understand the benefits of eating fresh fruits and veggies, they may not be aware of the amount of pesticides they could be ingesting along with their vitamin C and fiber. A new study published in the Feb. 5 edition of Environmental Health Perspectives is among the first to predict a person’s

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Scientifically proven – Gut Bacteria have conversations about antibiotics

Millions of people worldwide are needlessly administered antibiotics— “antibioticized” seems a more apt term since antibiotics are designer killer molecules. Surprise! Yes, antibiotics are designed to kill life, albeit of microbes initially. This is not cheap dramatization. Let us take the case of Helicobacter pylori (H. Pylori), a bacterium that is considered to be a cause of stomach ulcers. Indeed,

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Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)

About twenty years ago, I was asked to speak at a fibromyalgia-fatigue conference in Michigan. The speaker before me presented his idea of fecal implants to “cure” fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. His plan was to radiate the patient’s bowel to eradicate the bowel flora and, as he put it, “re-populate the bowel with fecal implant.” I was horrified. When

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A free course on Liver Health NOW | Majid Ali MD

Liver HEALTH NOW It is one of the profound ironies of prevailing drug medicine that there is no concept of liver detox among liver specialists. Treatment of most liver diseases in the hands of gastroenterologists and hepatologists is confined to the use of immune-suppressive therapies, such as steroids, chemotherapy drugs, large doses of agents such as interferon, or liver transplants.

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Gluten Sensitivity and Fermenting Bowel Microbes

Dr Ali’s Leaky Bowel Protocol (DALB) Heath and lifespan are profoundly influenced by man-microbe harmony in the bowel. Overgrowth of fermenting bowel microbes (the “fermenters”)—in my view—is the single most important cause of chronic absence of health. For decades, I wondered whether the bioenergetics and chemistry of chronic anger was a more important cause of disease than the overgrowth of

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