Tag Archives: Bowel ecology

Cutting-Edge Allergy Care – Three Five Years Too Late

Majid Ali, M.D. We all need laughs in life. Different folks find them with different strokes. I find them in medical literature. Please consider the titles of the following two publications forty five years apart and see if you can find something to laugh about: 1. Altered States of Bowel Ecology. Circa 1980 2. Gut Microflora in Cutting-Edge Allergy and

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Asthma Begins and Is Perpetuated in the Gut

Majid Ali, M.D. Asthma is a problem of the gut which is manifested in the lungs. I consider all treatments of asthma scientifically inadequate and clinically insufficient unless all relevant bowel issues in a given patient are duly addressed. Most importantly, complete asthma treatment must include the core issue of restoration of gut ecology, for which I described my Seed,

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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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SEED, FEED AND WEED Approach to Healing

Majid Ali, M.D. In my book The Canaries and Chronic Fatigue (1994), I described my Seed, Feed and Weed approach for restoring bowel ecosystem as one of the two centerpieces of my integrative program for reversing chronic illness. Below, I reproduce some text from that volume. I refer the readers interested in a deeper understanding of the underlying scientific principles to

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