Parasite Infection, B12 Deficiency and Gut Symptoms – A Case Study

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Blastocystis hominis is a common parasite here in the Byron Bay region and Australia in general. As a protozoan parasite infection it is often transmitted through contaminated water (think unfilter rainwater for anyone living out of towns and cities). This article will cover one particular case of Blastocystis infection coupled with low B12 status and […]

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Blastocystis hominis: Natural Herbal Treatments

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Anyone who has been reading this blog will know that I have been struggling with Blastocystis homins and Dientamoeba infections since contracting them, four years ago, in the Byron Bay hinterland. More on my story here. Today I’d like to share my herbal treatment For Blastocystis hominis and the success in finally treating both Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba […]

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Parasite Infections: The Mast Cell Activation connection

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If you’ve been following these articles for some time you’ll know that I write about Blastocystis infections quite frequently Blastocystis hominis – A Protozoan Gut Parasite Blastocystis homminis – Probiotic Treatment Blastocystis hominis – Skin Disorders and Gut Infections It isn’t a coincidence. I contracted this unpleasant bug a few years back and have tried […]

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Probiotic Treatment For Blastocystis Hominis

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Probiotics can be very helpful when approaching a Blastocystis hominis infection. Not only is there a ton of anecdotal evidence where people report that they feel better when taking probiotics to treat their Blastocystis infection but we actually have evidence to support the idea.  This article will cover probiotic treatment approaches for Blastocystis infections and what particular probiotics to […]

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Herbal Medicine: Garlic as an antimicrobial herb

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Many plants display antimicrobial properties and are used to treat different forms of infections found throughout the body. One area of research that definitely needs more attention is the effect that these antimicrobial herbs play on our resident microbiome.  It is not uncommon for a herbal antimicrobial treatment to run for 2-3 months, depending on […]

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