Probiotics in IBS

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The question ‘are probiotics helpful in irritable bowel syndrome’ is a common one that I hear often and the answer is different depending on who you talk to. Fortunately the literature is full of different studies, reviews and meta-analysis papers discussing this very subject. Unfortunately the studies vary in their results, and many of the […]

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Type 1 Diabetes and the Gut

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Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease characterised by antibodies directed at the pancreatic beta cells. Unchecked this autoimmune process impairs the pancreas’s ability to produce insulin resulting in poor blood sugar control and hyperglycaemia. This article will explore the gut microbiota and the changes that disrupted gut flora, or dysbiosis, has on the onset […]

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Herbal Treatment For Blastocystis

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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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