gut flora

  1. M

    Best Probiotic Choices 2023

    Hey All, I tried finding an updated thread on which probiotic would be best. I saw a thread that was started about “Seed Probiotic” which has a million different bacterias added Someone commented saying it looks like a disaster having all that together in a probiotic. This leads me to my...
  2. CosmicDancer444

    Vaginal Health

    How to deal best with vaginal discomfort as a result of regular hormonal changes/imbalance & often occurring after intercourse? Symptoms include: vaginal itching & vulvar inflammation & irritation, soreness, white lumpy discharge, sometimes dryness. Is this a result of Candida overgrowth or...
  3. L

    What Company Sells The Best Cascara Sagrada On The Market?

    Where do you buy yours?
  4. Tarmander

    Gut Protocol For Insulin Resistance, Metabolism, And Energy

    I wanted to share this amazing gut protocol that I have been on for the last few months (results below) I am in a unique position as a type 1 diabetic in that my pancreas produces little to no insulin on its own. This gives me an insight into what supplements and herbs do to insulin needs in...
  5. haidut

    CamphoSal - Liquid Camphoric Acid + Salol

    As many readers know, Peat has written extensively on the benefits of antibiotics and on keeping the GI tract as free of bacteria as possible. Bacterial overgrowth in the colon alone is already a problem due to the production of endotoxin, but in hypothyroid people this bacterial overgrowth can...
  6. haidut

    A Common Probiotic Strain (lactobacillus) May Cause Lupus

    In one of his articles, Ray briefly mentioned the possible role of lactobacillus strains in the pathology of Lupus. Food-junk and some mystery ailments: Fatigue, Alzheimer's, Colitis, Immunodeficiency. Carrageenan "...The variations in the post-influenza syndromes are very likely influenced by...
  7. haidut

    Environment (diet), Not Genetics, Mainly Shapes Gut Bacteria Composition

    As many forum users know, studying the microbiome is the current hot topic in biochemistry and imbalances in the microbiome are used to explain everything from depression, to CVD, to cancer. A major argument advanced in the microbiome analysis field is that genes are the main driver of the...
  8. haidut

    The Brain Damage In Cases Of TBI May Be Partially Driven By Gut Bacteria

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common injuries sustained by soldiers on the battleield, as well as by various athletes (NFL, NHL, major league soccer, etc). Repeated TBI events or even a single TBI of sufficient severity can trigger what is commonly known as chronic traumatic...
  9. haidut

    Gut Dysbiosis May Cause Autism Through Cortisol And Serotonin

    The bad news about cortisol and serotonin just keep on coming. Aside from causing liver cancer and tinnitus, now these two chemicals have also been implicated in autism. Well, the link between serotonin and autism is not new and I posted a few studies in the past showing that serotonin...
  10. haidut

    Supplementary Choline Raises Risk Of Blood Clots; Aspirin To The Rescue

    Ray has written about the dangers of choline and its close relationship with estrogen. The histamine and acetylcholine receptors are perhaps the two main systems through which estrogen negatively affects the systemic health of the organism. As such, antihistamine and antocholinergic drugs can...
  11. haidut

    Nitrix Oxide (NO) Is A Likely Cause Of Migraines

    The good thing about this study is that it finally makes the connection between the known neurotoxin NO and the pathology of migraines. The bad thing about this study is that it still refers to NO as a heart-protective chemical and it also tries to blame the elevated levels of NO on specific gut...
  12. haidut

    Low-dose Emodin Can Change Gut Microbiome And Alleviate Kidney DiseaseHere We Utilized A Rat CKD Mod

    As most people here know Ray is not in favor of "probiotics" supplements, with the possible exception of BioSporin. This study found that an enema with low-dose emodin changed the microbiome in a way that eliminated uremic toxins in a model of kidney disease and also alleviated the pathology of...
  13. E

    Humans Generate Vitamin C Via Their Gut Microbes?

    It's been known for years that many B vitamins and also K2 can be generated by the gut microbiome. Now a study shows that vitamin C can also be created "down there". Lactic acid bacteria and bifidobacteria can do it.