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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Leaky Gut Driving Disease States

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Now that we have covered what intestinal permeability or ‘leaky gut’ actually is we can now move onto some possible health conditions associated with the condition. As previously covered the intestinal barrier forms a front line defence against anything we consume. There are numerous mechanisms that work tirelessly to monitor what is allowed passage from […]

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IBS – Bacterial Infection and Dysbiosis

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Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common gastrointestinal disorder. One paper cites anywhere between 3-20% of the population suffers from IBS. As the diagnosis irritable bowel syndrome is simply a description of the symptoms it’s clear that we haven’t quite nailed down what is actually causing the upset.   Definition and Symptoms of IBS […]

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Klebsiella: Infection, Detection and Natural Treatment

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Klebsiella infections are more common than you would think. Because you have ended up here I am assuming that you or someone you know has found a Klebsiella infection and you want to know more. Read on to learn what Klebsiella actually is, the symptoms it may be causing and possible treatment options. A Primer On Klebsiella Bacterial Overgrowth Members of the Klebsiella […]

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Giardia: Top Symptoms You Need To Know

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Giardia lamblia (aka Giardia duodenalis, and Giardia intestinalis) is yet another protozoan parasite frequently encountered here in the Byron Bay region. Where you find other protozoan parasites, Blastocystis hominis, Dientamoeba fragilis and the likes, giardia should be on the radar as well. Giardia’s incidence Australia wide is unclear. Many warm temperate and sub + tropical […]

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Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Diseases

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Is leaky gut a prerequisite to developing an autoimmune condition? Dr. Alessio Fasano thinks so. Autoimmune diseases have been an interest of mine since learning that a close friend had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at a young age. Before that point I had never looked deeply into what an autoimmune condition actually was. Not […]

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