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    Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

    Fascinating talk: http://beemp3.com/download.php?file=21590347&song=Why+Zebras+Don't+Get+Ulcers He even talks about Colitis! based on his book about stress and modern day disease: http://www.amazon.com/Zebras-Dont-Ulcers-Third-Edition/dp/0805073698 I haven't read it yet but it's on my...
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    Medical Doctors sued for taking kickbacks from Big Pharma

    I wonder if my gastro doc gets kick backs for pushing Humira. He was pushing Humira super hard like a sterotypical 1980's after school special drug dealer. http://tv.naturalnews.com/v.asp?v=18714CFC4260F5B89EBA53E19394C10F The US government is filing a law suit against the drug company...
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    Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete remission’ of Crohn’s Disease, No Side Effects, New Study Shows

    Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete remission’ of Crohn’s Disease, No Side Effects, New Study Shows http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2013/05/14/smoking-marijuana-cured-crohns-disease-with-no-side-effects-new-study-shows/ Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete remission’ of Crohn’s Disease, No...
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    Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing US (Time Article)

    http://healthland.time.com/2013/02/20/bitter-pill-why-medical-bills-are-killing-us/6/ A spokesman at Genentech for the Biogen Idec–Genentech partnership would not say what the drug cost the companies to make, but according to its latest annual report, Biogen Idec’s cost of sales — the...
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    What Lived In Your Gut?

    I found this fascinating and I think I'm joining : As we enter a new year, many of us will start thinking—if only temporarily—about improving our diet and lifestyle habits. Maybe you'll resolve to drink more water, eat less fat, get more exercise. But what does your gut want? A new citizen...
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    Symptom free after 10 day course of Antibiotics

    So i was super sick all of March, April, May. I had stopped eating except for one forced meal per day and was passing loads of blood and puss for about two months. I had taken myself off of 6MP in November and was coasting with no meds in my system. My doctor then prescribed me Cipro/Flagyl for...
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    Newly Developed Antibiotic Combination Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis: A Double-Blind

    A few years old, but several patients were put in remission with this very promising triple antibiotic combination. I know Cipro/Flagyl helped me a lot. I just don't like the joint pain of Cipro. http://www.nature.com/ajg/journal/v105/n8/abs/ajg201084a.html OBJECTIVES: Fusobacterium varium...
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    So i just started taking Mutflor today for Crohn's and I will keep you posted on if it helps. I have been in a flare for 2 months, some days are better than others. I was diagnosed in 2006 with Ulcerative Colitis. I had 3 Colonoscopies and 1 sigmoidoscopy since then. I went up and down on...
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    Anyone try GI Revive?

    Anyone ever try GI Revive powder?
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    6MP and increased Infections/Lowered Immunity

    Hey folks. So i'm only at half the dose of 6mp that my GI doc wants me at: 50mg a day. Even at that rate I get boils and other infections like all the time, at least every month. Anyone else get boils over their body from 6mp? I don't get it when i go off the 6mp. My family doc is going to...