fbpx
Monday, October 25, 2021
Home Tags Gastrointestinal

Tag: gastrointestinal

Microbiome Restorative Therapy (MBRT) for pancreatitis and other GI issues

For patients with GI problems, MBRT therapy is more beneficial than Fecal Microbiota Transplantation. Since the gut has over 500 species and 1,000 subspecies of...

The evolution of gut health – part 1

Achieving optimal gut health in veterinary patients starts with an understanding of how important bacterial organisms are to the entire ecosystem of the planet. Bacterial...

The “frenemy”, Escherichia coli, may be contributing to your patients’ chronic...

Veterinarians are trained to consider Escherichia coli to be normal inhabitants of the gut lumen. However, there is growing evidence that E. coli should...

Feline GI disease: a systematic approach to diagnosis

A discussion of the general diagnostic approach to cats with GI symptoms, along with some of the specialized tests available at reference laboratories. Gastrointestinal (GI)...

Probiotics, the missing nutrients — part 2

There is extensive research on probiotic supplementation, and how probiotics can positively impact the intestinal microbiome in small animals. In Part 1 of this series...

Probiotics, the missing nutrients — Part 1

A balanced intestinal microbiome is crucial to good health in dogs and cats, as well as in humans. Probiotics can play an important role...

Microbiome restorative therapy healing the immune system

Science is increasingly recognizing the importance of the microbiome, which is endogenous to the gastrointestinal tracts of cats, dogs and other mammals. Research shows that...

The Hyperpermeable Bowel

In addition to its very important functions of digestion and absorption, the gastrointestinal tract is also the largest organ of the immune system in...