Diarrhea due to microscopic colitis can be debilitating. One step might be to restore balance to the microbiota in the digestive tract.
Israeli researchers studying mice have found that endocannabinoids produced in the body can help ease intestinal inflammation. They wonder: could cannabis help people with inflammatory bowel disease?
Diarrhea doesn't seem like that big a deal when you are given antibiotics. But this clindamycin side effect can be disastrous. C. diff infections can be deadly.
Bacteriophages, viruses that fight bacteria, may help physicians reduce the burden of antibiotic resistance by offering an alternative to overcome infection.
The sugar substitute sucralose may alter the balance of intestinal bacteria in ways that promote inflammation. It might also promote metabolic syndrome.
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Have you ever heard of low dose naltrexone (LDN)? We didn't think so. But this drug has been around for decades and it just might help people in pain.
A reader found that she could control her dog's colitis with coconut, just a little sprinkled on top of the kibble.