Do Antibiotics Cause Constipation?

Do Antibiotics Cause Constipation

Research has clearly established that antibiotics can cause significant shifts in the composition of the gut microbiome that are similar to those observed in constipation-dominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-C). The question as to whether antibiotics cause constipation is further supported by evidence from both cohort and case-control studies, demonstrating that antibiotic treatment is associated with

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Should You Take Glutathione Before A Mycotoxin Test?


Welcome to my blog ‘Should You Take Glutathione Before A Mycotoxin Test?’. Testing For Mycotoxins Great Plains Laboratory uses a technology called liquid chromatography / mass spectometry which is most accurate, reproducible and specific to what is being tested.  Real Time Labs uses ELISA technology which measures toxins and their metabolites and is semi-quantitative.   Vibrant

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Bile Acid Diarrhoea: A Common Cause Of Diarrhoea

bile acid diarrhoea

Welcome to my blog ‘Bile Acid Diarrhoea: A Common Cause Of Diarrhoea’. What Is Bile Acid Diarrhoea? Bile acid diarrhea (BAD) is usually seen in patients with ileal Crohn’s disease or ileal resection. However, 25% to 50% of patients with functional diarrhoea or diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) also have evidence of Bile acid diarrhea.

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome And The Gut

mast cell activation

Welcome to my blog on Mast Cell Activation Syndrome And The Gut. You may like to check out my section of the blog all on histamine. What Is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome? Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) is a chronic multi-system disease of abnormal mast cell (MC) activation leading to inflammatory and allergic symptoms (1).

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The Microbiome And The Menopause

the microbiome and the menopause

The Microbiome And The Menopause. You may also like to read my other articles on methane: Methane SIBO: Not Always A Bad Thing High Methane At Baseline In SIBO Breath Test May Indicate B12 Deficiency Methane SIBO Breath Test: Is It Being Misunderstood The female gut microbiome is intrinsically linked to estrogen levels, menopausal state

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Melatonin And Gut Health

melatonin and gut health

Welcome to my blog “Melatonin And Gut Health”. You might also like to read: What Is Melatonin And Why Is It Important? Melatonin And Gut Health Since the gut contains at least 400 times more melatonin than the pineal gland, a review of the functional importance of melatonin in the gut seems useful, especially in

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Red light therapy for the gut microbiome

red light therapy for the gut microbiome

Welcome to my blog on red light therapy for the gut microbiome. Before we start, other blogs that you might be interested in, include: Grounding: What Is It? Why Do It? How Do It? Red light therapy for thyroid function. Red and Near-Infra Red Light Therapy Rhodiola Health Benefits. Ashwagandha: One Of My Favourite Supplements

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Can periodontal disease cause other health issues?

periodontal disease

Before we start, other blogs that you might be interested in, include: Can probiotics help the thyroid? The SIBO Thyroid Connection What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontitis is defined as “an inflammatory disease of the supportive tissues of the teeth caused by specific microorganisms or groups of specific microorganisms, resulting in progressive destruction of the periodontal

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