Category Archives: Bowel Ecology

Bowel Ecology – A Historical Note

Bowel Ecology – Circa 1987 and 2015 Majid Ali, M.D. On March 24, 2015, Med Scape posted an article entitled “The Microbiome and Brain Health: What’s the Connection?” (See the link below). I read the article with great interest. The part of the article I liked best was the bibliography. Specifically, it contained 38 citations. I highly recommend these citations

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A Daughter’s Poop Makes Her Mom Obese – A Fecal Implant Story

Majid Ali, M.D. About twenty years ago, I was asked to speak at a fibromyalgia-fatigue conference in Michigan. The speaker before me presented his idea of fecal implants to “cure” fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. His plan was to radiate the patient’s bowel to eradicate the bowel flora and, as he put it, “re-populate the bowel with fecal implant. I

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Dr. Ali’s Inflammation Course Videos

Rethinking Inflammation Majid Ali, M.D. Health cannot be understood without understanding inflammation. Nor can any disease be understood without understanding inflammation. Every chronic disease is perpetuated by inflammation. We must think the obsolete and wholly inadequate notions of “inflammatory diseases.” Below I list videos in Dr. Ali’s Inflammation Course. The links to the videos follow the list. d provide links to

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Immune Defenses Exist as Plants in the Soil of the Bowel Contents

Majid Ali, M.D. A Bowel Ecology Series Article The ancients seemed to have known this intuitively. We seem to have taken a very circuitous route to grasp this most fundamental of all aspects of the immune system. I remember that the hakim (folk-doctor) in my village always prescribed laxatives for a headache. He prescribed remedies that seemed to work on

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THE GUT IS A MISUNDERSTOOD ORGAN – Altered Bowel Ecology

Majid Ali, M.D. The bowel ecosystem is always injured in chronic states, and its restoration is one of my top priorities in my integrative program for reversing chronic diseases. In pharmaceutical medicine, when the symptoms are directly related to the gut, the treatment strategy consists of symptom suppression with drugs. When the symptoms are not directly related to the gut,

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The Oxygen Model of Parasitic Infestation – Majid Ali, M.D.

  Majid Ali, M.D. A healthy bowel is inhospitable to parasites, an unhealthy bowel cannot keep them out. As a boy in Pakistan in 1950s, I learned from my elders that healthy children were expected to have parasites every now and then, and were also expected to clear them out without drugs. As a medical student in that country, I

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