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    Diet (PUFA) Causes Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

    Rates of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis (UC) have been steadily increasing and predominantly so in the youngest cohorts studied. The official cause of UC is of course "unknown" even though the public health authorities do admit that an environmental agent is most...
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    Endotoxin (and Baby Formula) May Be The Cause Of IBD And Brain Damage

    It is a well-publicized fact that people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis (UC) struggle with severe cognitive and mood issues. They are also at a much greater risk of developing dementia than the general population, and at a much younger age too...
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    Endotoxin (from Low-grade Infection) As A Cause Of Crohn's, UC, And Other IBD

    Not sure how many people on the forum know that Crohn's disease, which is a type of an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), has recently been reclassified in some countries as infectious of origin and not as an autoimmune disease. The causative pathogen of Crohn's is thought to be a type of...
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    Serotonin Antagonists As Treatment For IBD (Chron's UC, Etc)

    It is not common knowledge in research (but not clinical) circles that serotonin is the major cause of the so-called "irritable bowel syndrome" (IBS). As such, there are several large clinical trials using TPH inhibitors to lower serotonin synthesis and thus cure the condition. It is also known...
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    DHEA as a potential treatment for Crohn's and UC

    The dose used was high (200mg) and the treatment lasted for about 2 months. I am not sure this is safe according to any standards given DHEA propensity to convert into estrone/estradiol, but may be an option for people not responding to other treatments or want to try something more Peat-y...
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    Clonidine May Be A Viable Therapy For IBD / IBS, And UC

    Irritable bowel syndrome / disease and ulcerative colitis have been known to be affected / triggered predominantly by stress, mediated by the sympathetic nervous system. As such, it appears logical that a drug like clonidine would be helpful and indeed the studies below claim that clonidne may...
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