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    Diseases Associated With Leaky Gut

    This will be a lone ranger post, meaning I won't be adding further comment. Worth thinking about: Your body can change over 90% of it's cells in a year. The father of modern medicine, Hippocrates, said it himself: “All disease begins in the gut”. Gut health is buzz word at the moment. Here we...
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    Fluoroquinolone Toxicity: Cipro. Avelox. Levequin.

    This class of antibiotic is prescribed for some with Crohn's. Take care. Published on Aug 26, 2015 48 News Reports in between September 2014 and August 2015 have aired sharing the push for more warnings of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics. Several were aired multiple times in different cities...
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    Patient who died after colon removal wasn't informed of risks

    New Zealand Herald, 7:42 PM Monday Mar 23, 2015 Patient who died after colon removal wasn't informed of risks 7:42 PM Monday Mar 23, 2015 Save Like on Facebook 2 Post on LinkedIn 0 +1 on Google+ 0 Health Health and Disability Commissioner ... Medical Council of NZ...
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    Pregnancy and Nutrition

    Published on 23 Dec 2012 Sally Fallon, the author of Nourishing Traditions Cookbook, gives a presentation that discusses the research work of dentist, Weston Price, in the early part of the last century, there are compelling before and after photoes in this presentation that demonstrate just...
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    Nutrients 2015

    Inclusion of Fermented Foods in Food Guides around the World - Received: 14 October 2014 / Accepted: 4 January 2015 / Published: 8 January 2015 Abstract : Fermented foods have been a well-established part of the human diet for thousands of years, without much of an appreciation for, or an...
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    Natural Remedy for Fistulas and Perianal Abscess

    The current medical treatment for perianal abscess (which often results in a fistula) involves oral drug antibiotics and manual drainage of infection from the abscess. However, many doctors wish there was an alternative treatment, since it is so hard to get antibiotics to the actual infection...
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    Some of My Best Friends Are Germs

    Some of My Best Friends Are Germs Michael Pollan The New York Times Magazine, May 15, 2013 I can tell you the exact date that I began to think of myself in the first-person plural — as a superorganism, that is, rather than a plain old individual human being. It happened on March 7. That’s when...
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    Darwin's illness: a final diagnosis

    Abstract We have re-examined many of the abundant publications on the illness that afflicted Charles Darwin during most of his life, including some of the 416 health-related letters in his correspondence, as well as his autobiographical writings. We have concluded that he suffered from Crohn's...
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    FDA Investigates Possible Association of Enbrel, Humira and Remicade with Lymphoma Cancer in Children

    Although this article is from 2008 it is no less relevent and well worth reading before you/your chicldren concider using these drugs. Back in 2007, when I asked my gastro about Humira, she told me straight that it could lead to MS. ------------------ The...