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Post-surgery gut rehab

The hospital is full of really sick people. I know, because I had an opportunity to work at the hospital this past week. (This is the same hospital I have worked at for over 18 years, though in recent years I am only there on-call.) Many years ago I was responsible for all the tube feeding and […]

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I first became fascinated with probiotics in the early 2000’s. There was not much published literature, but there were a lot of theories about how the body’s bacterial population influenced overall health. When I started writing my book in 2006, there was a larger body of literature. By the time my book was nearing completion […]

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Over the years, I have compiled a list of strategies to decrease diarrhea. My book goes into detail for each of these strategies, and includes even more! Determine if you have lactose intolerance. Try a lactose challenge. Determine if you have fructose intolerance. Fructose is a type of sugar. Cut back on very sweet or […]

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