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    Mikhaila Peterson's Oral Fecal Microbiota Transplant Experiment

    Mikhaila Peterson encapsulated fecal slurry and swallowed it, curing her C. Diff infection. I haven't seen any posts about this. Thoughts? Has anyone tried this or is anyone looking to try this? I'm considering trying this to fix what I think is a decade of dysbiosis and very poor digestion...
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    C. Difficile Gut Infection Or Even IBD May Be Due To Low Vitamin D Or PPI Drugs

    As the study says, the direct cause is high intestinal levels of calcium but as the study also says these are usually due to poor calcium absorption. And unless a person has IBD (which is rare) the low vitamin D status or PPI drug (GERD) use stand out as the most likely causes, even more so...
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    Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) Positively Modulates The Microbiome

    I posted a few studies recently showing that riboflavin has an anti-endotoxin effect and protects from colonic inflammation. Apparently, in addition to its direct effects on the TLR4 receptor, riboflavin is capable of actually changing the microbiome composition when used as a supplement. It...
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    The Mystery Of Spore-Forming Bacteria… (c. Diff & Others)

    Take Away Points Summary: Glycine and taurine cause germination of bacteria spores (if spores present). symptoms of this germination may be noticeable within 1 hour after consuming glycine or taurine. This does not necessarily mean taurine and glycine are bad. Copper can kill these bacteria in...
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