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IBS/IBD = Low Vitamin D ? A first Study that Links low Levels of Vitamin D to IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

What I have been suspecting for years observing patients with IBS, has been finally proven by a scientific study! The Molecular Gastroenterology Research Group of the University of Sheffield discovered that out of 51 patients with IBS, 82% had low levels of vitamin D. Researchers “suggest that vitamin D testing and supplementation could help many […]

Colonoscopy – No More! New non-invasive Alternative

Nobody likes to go through colonoscopies (except the doctors who perform them on you, of course). But colonoscopy is an excellent screening tool that is sometimes absolutely necessary for some people. However, the key words here are “sometimes” and “for some people.” So, should you start dropping your pants immediately after your doctor recommends colonoscopy […]

A New Secret “Fiber-additive” May Cause Diarrhea…

My experience with Inulin I love trying new food products. Few weeks ago, I bought organic kefir with Inulin/FOS. I drank 1 cup in the morning on empty stomach. After 45 minutes, I had horrible stomach pain and severe diarrhea. I got really sick, and I was forced to cancel my business meeting and a […]

Human Poop – New Treatment for Gut Infections?

New Therapy for GI Infections People suffering from severe, hard to treat gut infections caused by the bacteria C. Diff, are now being treated by human poop pills and fecal transplants. The feces used in this treatments are taken from family members. According to studies stool transplant of a healthy person helps to normalize intestinal […]

Back to Normal & Productive Life after 30+years of Crohn’s and Three Surgeries

The following story was written by a patient of mine, Jason. His story is yet another confirmation of my conviction and my personal and professional experience that even after 30+years of persistent IBD (Crohn’s) with THREE!!! bowel resection surgeries a TRUE RECOVERY is possible. The necessary two ingredients for such amazing recovery are always the […]

Have You Seen my newly Updated Website?

Have you seen my newly updated website , the www.knowyourgut.com? If not, go there now for new free information that can change your life to the better. New things being offered: 1. FREE  Webinar that provides priceless, practical information  about NATURAL gut healing for people with Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s Disease. You’ll learn how to […]

This Hidden Ingredient in Your Medication

If you trying to avoid gluten from all the sources, you MUST know that accidental gluten intake can happen when you are taking certain over-the-counter and prescription medications. Current law does not require labeling of gluten-containing ingredients in drugs. These hidden sources of gluten can be found as part of the inactive ingredients (fillers or […]

This Type of Travel can Raise your Risk for a Flare in Ulcerative Colitis & Cronh’s Disease

Researchers from Triemli Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland  have discovered that flying or traveling to high-altitude locations seems to increase the risk for flares in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This discovery was presented on 5/20/2012 at Digestive Disease Week at San Diego Convention Center. “Our most striking finding was a statistically significant correlation between […]

What Your GI Doctor does not know…

Question: Amrit asks: How is it possible that Gastroenterologists almost never associate food intake with GI health or are sensitive to these issues?    I just went looking for a new Gastro, told him I was on the SCD, and he gave me these probiotics with sugar and other processed ingredients and chemicals. Answer:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amrit, […]

You got sick with Colitis or Crohn’s? You can blame your disease on this

At last, I see a scientific confirmation of my 25-year-old theory:                Colitis and Crohn’s can be caused by bacterial infection. It is known that Mycobacterium avium, subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) causes intestinal disease in dairy cows. The same bacteria MAP has been found in patients with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis. In one study, scientists have […]

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