Parasites

Waste Not, Want Not Provides Nobel Prize

I was thrilled to read about the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Medicine this year – Japanese biologist Yohinori Ohsumi. His research is based in thought processes after my own heart! He is explaining how our body’s cells deal with and recycle waste (as in detox!) and it seems this information is paving the way for treatments of many…

A Peculiar Solution for Celiac Disease—Hookworms

Celiac disease is a serious digestive disease that involves degradation of the intestinal lining in response to gluten. People with celiac disease must vigilantly avoid gluten in order to steer clear of severe digestive symptoms and intestinal damage. A strict gluten-free diet can be difficult to follow, so researchers have been trying to discover a way for celiacs to be…

IBS or parasites? Or both!

Believe it or not, at any given time one third of the U.S. population has parasites. And when I tell you it can happen to you, you better believe it! Keep in mind that parasites can range from bacterial types to microscopic amoebas and even larger worms. Remember Biology 101? Pretty gross. In a stool analysis study performed by Dr.…

Control Parasites Before They Control You

If you suffer mysterious digestive difficulties that derail your sense of satisfaction after every meal, your woes may be linked to parasites. Here’s the good news: In many cases, getting these invisible freeloaders under control isn’t difficult and may reward you with restored digestive health. Along with feeling bloated or even nauseated after eating, other signs that you may be…