Gastroparesis Help

Gastroparesis: A condition of the stomach that causes the muscles to slow down the motility of nutrients, through the digestive tract. Gastroparesis is associated with decreased peristalsis in the stomach, small intestine and colon. Back, neck and head injuries can also effect motility. Many doctor believe that delayed emptying  of the stomach contributes to gastroparesis, Read More …



H. pylori bacteria

Helicobacter pylori bacteria (H. pylori bacteria), can be found in over half of all humans. It is a corkscrew shaped bacteria. The bacteria is usually acquired in childhood and remains in the stomach of its host for decades.  H. pylori is the only documented bacterial species that is able to survive in the human host, Read More …



Diarrhea Related Bacteria

C. difficile is a bacteria that causes watery diarrhea, abdominal pain, or tenderness, loss of appetite, fever, blood, or heavy mucus in the stools, nausea, gas, bloating, etc.. Low stomach acid (Hypochlorhydria) upsets the normal balance of organisms in the gut. The unbalanced digestive condition causes these, otherwise harmless, bacteria grow out of control. C. Read More …



Farting, Gas, Flatulence

Farting, or Flatulence is commonly used to describe the production of methane, in the gut and intestines. Methane is produced by methanogens (Methanobrevibacter smithii bacteria), which are an essential component in the guts microbial ecosystems. Gases in the gut are composed of various quantities of exogenous (outside) sources and endogenous (internal) sources.  Exogenous gases are swallowed, Read More …



Antibiotics and your body

There are many types of antibiotics, generally they can be classified in six groups: Penicillin, Cephalosporin’s, Aminogluosprin’s, Tetracycline’s, Macrolid’s and Fluoroquinolones/quinolone’s. Antibiotics are used for treating disorders like: Pneumonia, Acne, common colds, fungal and bacterial infections, ear and eye infection and dental, or oral infections. Antibiotics have little or no value in treating viral infection, Read More …



Anti-aging and Digestion

Digestion is one of the most critical functions that affects aging, in the human body. To understand aging and how to keep your body from prematurely aging, you need to know how a healthy digestive process works. Healthy Digestive Process When nutrients enter the mouth, they are masticated and mixed with Saliva. Saliva refers to Read More …



Geriatric Help

Geriatric Help Older people are very susceptible to malabsorption, which causes vitamin, and mineral deficiencies, especially vitamin B-12. Malabsorption starts in the stomach, and affects every part of the body, including the immune systems and brain functions. As a person ages, the parietal cells, in the stomach, begin to wane in their ability to produce Read More …



Antiaging Help

To maintain a healthy body and immune system, at any age, especially over the age of 40, the digestive system must work at its optimum level, to provide the necessary support.  Support for body and the immune systems is maximized, by absorbing, as much of the vitamins, minerals and micronutrients as possible, from the nutrients Read More …



Attn Veterans!!!

If you are a veteran, as I am, it is very likely that at some time in the future you will visit a Gastroenterologist, at a Veterans Administration Hospital. Prior to visiting the V.A. Gastroenterologist, I was diagnosed, on two separate occasions, by civilian doctors, as having Hypochlorhydria (low stomach acid). Hypochlorhydria prevents the foods Read More …