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How My Recovery Journal Saves Me From Crashes

Last week, I had a misstep. I had been doing so well.  My mind was clear and my health was stable, then I attempted too...

The Rhythm That Could Fix Your Gut

At the risk of sounding like a child of the flower power generation, I must regretfully tell you that your body is out of...

The New Direction of The Power of Poop

Seeking out a website on fecal transplants makes you special.  Odds are that you have reached a place where conventional medications and traditional remedies have...

3 Game-Changing Fecal Transplant Studies in 2016

We see a lot of the headlines in the news and it is sometimes hard to catch and process all the new information. So here’s a...

Fecal Transplant Studies Currently Recruiting

There are many opportunities for participating in a study on fecal transplants. Being a study subject may help those who cannot receive FMT through traditional...

The Taymount Clinic – Expanding The Reach of Fecal Microbiota Transplants

  Tell us a little about the history of Taymount clinic. How did you get started? The clinic started back in 2003 as a naturopathic clinic...

Leah’s Success Using FMT for Arthritis

Where do you live? Connecticut How old are you? 29 What percentage better are you? 90- 95% What was your diagnosis and what treatments did you try...

Family Helps Kate Fight Ulcerative Colitis with FMT

This is an FMT or bacteriotherapy (I like that word better!) success story.  I'm going to try to make this concise, with the important...

Protected: Jo’s Story

Where do you live? Adelaide, South Australia, Australia How old are you? 55 What percentage better are you? A wonderful 95%. Not quite but nearly there. What was your diagnosis...
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Sunshine’s Success with FMT for IBS

  Where do you live? San Francisco, California, USA How old are you? 42 What percentage better are you? 98% What was your diagnosis and what treatments did...

Tracy S’s Story of FMT for C. diff

Where do you live? Peoria, Illinois, USA How old are you? 48 What percentage recovered are you? 90% What was your diagnosis and what treatments did you try before...
Briggs Protocol for Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction to Briggs Protocol for IBD

  The Briggs Protocol for treating Ulcerative Colitis has been floating around the internet and our Facebook FMT Discussion group for a few years now....
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Yasmin’s story

  Where do you live? Farnborough, Hampshire, UK. How old are you? 25 What percentage recovered are you?  85-90% Most days.  Occasionally this will slip down to 50-60% for a...

Why FMT doesn’t always work

  Allison Jones is a qualified Nutritionist in Sydney, Australia and is currently undertaking further study in Naturopathy. Since its inception, many group members in...

Josh’s Story

  Where do you live? I live in Lodi California, the beautiful wine country. How old are you? I am 27 years old. What percentage better are...

Interview with Jessica Richman of uBiome

Jessica Richman is CEO and co-founder of uBiome, a company that provides human microbiome testing. In 2013 she spoke at TedMed, asking Why Should...

Linda’s Story

  Where do you live? I live in Southern California, USA How old are you? I am 68 years old. What percentage recovered are you? I am 100 % better...
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Brandi’s Story of FMT for IBS-D

Where do you live? I live in Upstate NY, USA. How old are you? 55 What percentage recovered are you? 98% What was your diagnosis and what treatments did you try...
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Jennifer’s Story

  I live in rural Manitoba, Canada, under the canopy of an endless, ever changing prairie sky.   I am 40 years old and find myself...
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Carlos’s Story of FMT for MS

We're very excited to announce our first FMT for Multiple Sclerosis Success Story. Thanks Carlos for being willing to openly share your story with others -...
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Tyler’s Story

  Where do you live? Lexington, Kentucky, USA What percentage better are you? 85-95% better What was your diagnosis and what treatments did you try before FMT? In November 2010...
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Second stool bank established in the USA

  A second stool bank has been established in the USA. AdvancingBio is located on the West Coast in Sacramento, California and opened its doors in February.  Like...
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Interview with Dr Silvio Najt

  Dr Silvio Najt runs the Newbery Clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.   Newbery Clinic specialises in the treatment of inflammatory illnesses, through restoration of gut health through nutrition and...

FMT and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  Kristina Campbell is a science writer specialising in microbiota. She writes regularly for Gut Microbiota for Health and blogs at The Intestinal Gardener. Scientists now know that...
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Sam’s Story of FMT for Autism

Sam's mother writes this story on behalf of her 7 year old son who has recovered from Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Autistic enterocolitis, using fecal transplant. Where...

Geoff’s Story

It's understandable most success stories are anonymous, but so great when an FMT recipient decides to be unashamedly "out-and-proud" on video about their recovery using...
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Interview with Rebiotix’s Lee Jones

Lee Jones is the founder and CEO of Rebiotix Inc. a biotechnology company founded to revolutionize the treatment of challenging gastrointestinal diseases by harnessing...
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Dr Gary H. Hoffman on FMT for C. diff

The following guest post is written by Dr. Gary H. Hoffman, a board certified surgeon of Los Angeles Colon And Rectal Surgical Associates.  Dr....
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Jenny’s Story

  This is an interesting success story for a few of reasons. Firstly, it's our first story from New Zealand. Secondly, the success occurred in an older patient...
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OpenBiome Give a Sh!t Campaign

If you care about educating the world about the human microbiome, please give generously to the OpenBiome Give a Sh!t Campaign and share this...
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James’s Story

  Where do you live? I live in Zaragoza, Spain. How old are you? I am 31 years old. What percentage better are you? I would say...
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Louise’s Story

  Where do you live? Australia How old are you? 57 What percentage better are you? From C Diff 100% What was your diagnosis and what  treatments did...
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Gerry’s Story

Where do you live? Ashbourne, UK How old are you? 46 What percentage better are you? 90% What was your diagnosis and what treatments did you try before...

Jaimi’s Story

  This FMT success story is told from the viewpoint of 22 year old Jaimi and her father who championed the FMT treatment to save...

Robby’s Story for Multiple Illnesses, Including UC & Autism

  If you have a sick child, you will know how difficult it is to make decisions on their behalf, particularly once the mainstream medical...
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Danny’s Story

  "Danny" is a seven year old boy.  His FMT success story is told in the words of his grandmother.     What percentage recovered is Danny? The...

Gut Microbiota for Gastroenterologists

  Congratulations to Gut Microbiota for Health, always ahead of the pack, for publishing  this presentation "Gut Microbiota for Gastroenterologists".  This introduction to gut microbiota...
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Caitlin’s Story

  Caitlin is our first IBS success story, and hers is a particularly happy ending. Where are you from? Portland, Oregan, USA What percentage better are you? 100% What was...

FDA to Ban Stool Banks?

In May last year the US FDA declared Fecal Microbiota Transplant an Investigative New Drug and confined its use to patients with Clostridium Difficile...
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Mike’s Story

  This story, told by a father, tells of the recovery of his 17 year old son from Ulcerative Colitis using FMT. Where do you live: Concord,...

How to talk to your doctor about fecal transplant: a patient’s perspective

  Kathy Lammens is a Ph. D. in Philosophy and mother to a child with Ulcerative Colitis. After much effort, Kathy and her husband succeeded...
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How to talk to your doctor about fecal transplant: a doctor’s perspective

Dr. Arnab Ray is a gastroenterologist at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He has performed over 20 Fecal Microbiota Transplantations (FMT) to...
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OpenBiome – First to Market with Fecal Microbiota

 It is always seems impossible until it's done. Nelson Mandela   I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the team at OpenBiome.  I expected to meet a bunch...
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2013: The Year of the Microbiome?

    The role of the microbiome, the complement of bacterial passengers carried around by every human being, gets more intriguing by the month. The Economist, February 2013   There’s...
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Poop Transplants: A new take on an old therapy

Dr Dyani Lewis has a background in laboratory science, having earned her PhD in plant genetics from the University of Melbourne, Australia.  She has also...
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Carlos’s Story

Dr. Carlos Monteverde is a medical doctor from Ecuador specialized in immunology. He has achieved recovery from UC by using FMT. He runs a pharmaceutical ingredients...

Doctors Urged to Acknowledge Home Fecal Transplant

OPEN LETTER TO: American College of GastroenterologyAmerican Gastroenterological AssociationCanadian Association of GastroenterologyGastroenterological Society of AustraliaNew Zealand Society of GastroenterologyBritish Society of GastroenterologyUnited European GastroenterologyAustrian Gastroenterological...
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Crohnology’s FMT Users

  Kenneth Spriggs is a former quantitative analyst with a physics degree who was diagnosed with Crohn's in 2001.  He is investigating the use of...
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Bob’s Story

In August, Bob a much loved 57 year old husband, father and state administrator was having regular outpatient treatment in the local hospital in...
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Julie’s Story

Where are you from? Florida, USA. What percentage better are you? Right now 95% for the last 8 months. What was your diagnosis and what treatments did...

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What is C.diff?

C.difficile, also called C.diff or CDI (Clostridium difficile infection), is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract.  The infection causes watery diarrhea and cramping....