Digestive Health

IBSchek, a New Test to Determine SIBO?

IBSchek, a New Test to Determine SIBO?

A new test has been made available to aid in the diagnosis of SIBO. The test is known as IBSchek and is available through Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. Here is a video of Dr. Pimentel discussing the test: Finally, a blood test that can be used to diagnose

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Why I Do Not Recommend MegaSporeBiotic a Review

Why I Do Not Recommend MegaSporeBiotic a Review

My Issues With Bacillus licheniformis What about a new probiotic that produces antioxidants once it propagates in your intestinal tract. Sounds great right? A probiotic supplement that, in addition, claims to: 1 Be designed by nature. Survive the harsh stomach environment. Requires no refrigeration. Include a strain that

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How do You Know If You Have Great Gut Health?

How do You Know If You Have Great Gut Health?

How do you know if you have a perfect gut? I get asked this question a lot. On forums, by coaching clients, and on podcasts. Do you want the honest answer? No one knows. We know so little about the gut flora and gut bacteria we honestly

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Why I Do Not Recommend Dr. Ohhira’s “Probiotic”, a Review

Why I Do Not Recommend Dr. Ohhira’s "Probiotic", a Review

Everyone believes I have a vendetta against HSO’s. Maybe I do, maybe I do not. Honestly, I am just tired of everyone saying that HSO’s or that probiotics in general have no side effects whatsoever and that they are perfectly safe. Probiotics are our friends everyone loves

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Organisms Inside You – Part 3: Entamoeba histolytica

Organisms Inside You - Part 3: Entamoeba histolytica

Entamoeba histolytica is an opportunistic protozoan. Infection of the parasite occurs from ingestion of contaminated food and water. The parasite usually remains in the colon and cecum but can cause invasive infections in immunocompromised individuals. Histolytica can spread to the liver, brain, and lungs through the bloodstream

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Why Supplementing With Probiotics May Make You Ill – Part 1: Histamine

Why Supplementing With Probiotics May Make You Ill - Part 1: Histamine

Probiotics are important in maintaining our gut flora, but they can still cause issues just like any supplement and most issues with supplementation go unreported on the natural health blogosphere. Everyone writes about the pros of taking probiotics, but what are the cons? The cons of taking

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