1. T

    Probiotic starter - dosage, types, reaction discussion

    Hi, I'd like to ask a question about prebiotics/probiotics and gut health. I am about 25 lbs overweight (190 lbs) and have frequent heartburn and have hiatal hernia. I tried probiotics for the first time, a liquid one, I guess it is pretty strong. I started with a low dose. My reaction...
  2. F

    Treating a Kidney Infection

    I have a friend who has been a heavy drinker and drug abuser for 20+ years. He has been off all drugs and alcohol excluding cigarettes and tobacco for seven weeks now. Tuesday night, he told us that he was hurting badly and when we looked into it, we are thinking that it is a kidney infection...
  3. kind2creatures

    The Gut - Brain Connection, Importance of Intestinal Flora

    Importance of healthy intestinal flora and probiotics.
  4. kind2creatures

    Treat Children's Asthma Naturally

    ...with fruits, vegetables, fish oil and probiotics...
  5. kind2creatures

    GMOs Found In Most Probiotics

    It appears that a lot of probiotic supplements may contain GMO ingredients used as flow agents...
  6. kind2creatures

    Lively Cultures

    Cultured foods, probiotics, and our health...
  7. kind2creatures

    Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

    Informative review of some alternative treatments for urinary tract infections, such as pure unsweetened cranberry juice or concentrate, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), probiotics, and tips to prevent...
  8. kind2creatures

    Probiotics for Travelers

    Article explaning the benefits of taking probiotics before and during a trip to avoid diarrhea...
  9. jfh

    More benefits of red wine

    Intestinal bacteria seems to be the key to this benefit. Never thought of that. ------------------------ Background Intestinal bacteria (microbiota) are thought to play an important role in helping us digest foods (such as those high in fiber), modulate immune function...
  10. kind2creatures

    Probiotics May Prevent Celiac Disease

    Information about the use of probiotics for the prevention and treatment of Celiac Disease...
  11. kind2creatures

    Healthy Looking Skin

    Another good article from our member Harry Hirsute's blog about supplements beneficial to skin, including Pycnogenol, Red Clover and Probiotics...
  12. saved1986

    Just booked an iherb order

    5 mg sublingual DHEA The new O'hiras probiotics black walnut extract Opinions please? (Is sublingual DHEA better, will black walnut remove liver parasites if I have them)
  13. L

    Stomach/Small Intestine? Problems - Please help

    2 days ago I had some intense stomach and perhaps lower intestine problems. Alot of cramping/burning pain and even nausea in my lower stomach/perhaps in my small intestine area. The pain was mainly around my belly button (below and above it). I didn't throw up, but I felt close to it. It...
  14. jfh

    Potential of Probiotics for Oral Health

    Oral health is an essential component of health throughout life. Poor oral health and untreated oral diseases and conditions can have a significant impact on quality of life. They can affect the most basic human needs, including the ability to eat and drink, swallow, maintain proper...
  15. kind2creatures

    Flu Shot Controversy

    Article discussing flu vaccines...
  16. jfh

    Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

    Just one drink per day for women -- two for men -- could lead to small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and subsequently cause gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating, gas, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea, according to the results of a new study unveiled today at the American...
  17. Arrowwind09

    Del-immune V Cures Herpes Zoster

    I went to visit a friend today who runs a cattle ranch. She is the type of gal who has no time for things that don't work. Since she is a new friend we are still finding out what each of our interests are. I was pleased to discover that she uses colloidal silver for her animals. We got to...
  18. cyber-junkie

    Benefits from active Manuka Honey

    What are the benefits from active Manuka Honey? I have had stomach problems for years, infections and the like, I was speaking with someone locally and she said active Manuka Honey can help may things including the stomach, just eat a tsp a day, would you take it? can you put it in a...
  19. Ted_Hutchinson

    Contagious Health

    Contagious Health Dr Ayers has a very interesting blogsite and this is his latest post on gut flora. If this post interests you then do search through his site and find his previous posts and his replies in the comments sections. You can also hear Dr Ayers talking to Jimmy Moore in this...
  20. jfh

    Antibiotics Disrupt Gut Ecology

    This is why it is so important for us to protect and aid in propagation of our symbiotic bacteria (probiotics). It is the absolute greatest ally to our immune system. ------- Humans carry several pounds of microbes in our gastro-intestinal tracts. Recent research suggests that this...