Welcome to the Australian guide to the Complete Microbiome Mapping gut testing. This guide will be covering a new test on the Australian market that gives you an incredible amount of insight when it comes to digestive health and gut issues. This test almost does it all. It screens for important markers of gut inflammation, […]
Parasite infections are more common than you might think, especially when you live (or visit) warmer climates. Bali belly is a classic example of this idea. Many parasites can take up residence in your gut and cause some classic poor gut health symptoms. This article will cover natural treatments for parasite infections. Today we will […]
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 […]
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 […]
There has been a debate in the literature as to whether Blastocystis is pathogenic or not. Some consider it pathogenic and others list the huge amount of infected individuals that show no symptoms. The truth of the matter may be somewhere in the middle with the subtype or strain of bug and the host immunity.
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 […]
Skin issues from Blastocystis infection? It sounds like a stretch but the connection between the gut and the skin has been found and is currently being explored (heavily!) in the scientific community. This article will focus on the connection between the Gut and the Skin and will outline some research that points to Blastocystis hominis as […]
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 […]