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Help for Ongoing Gut Issues

Need help for ongoing gut issues? I want to share this email from a reader because I think his issues and questions are common to anyone with gut issues - whether they have SIBO, IBS, colitis, diverticulitis, etc. His plan is a good one - and as you can see, he has experienced some really [...]

By |2023-05-16T18:40:13-08:00May 16th, 2023|

Vagus Nerve Regulation & Gut Health

I have a NEW totally awesome - if I do say so myself! - guided connection for y'all and it focuses on the vagus nerve and also mobility of the neck (cervical vertebrae). The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve that extends all the way to the abdomen. As you can see from this [...]

By |2023-04-07T12:26:36-08:00March 31st, 2021|

IBS and Gut Infection in my Dog? Please help!

Audelina, Jini, Tiah (c) Linda Bickerton-Ross As a reader of mine, you may already know that my family consists of two dogs, two cats, and 11 horses. That being said, when this email came through OF COURSE I wanted to do whatever I could to help ASAP! Although legally I really can't provide [...]

By |2023-04-18T12:19:03-08:00November 29th, 2019|

Chronic Halitosis and The Gut

I recently received this interesting question: "I have been trying to resolve a major issue for over 15 years, but to no avail. I've gone to dozens of western doctors, in addition to, naturopaths, herbalists and homeopathic physicians. I haven't met one who has been able to give me a diagnosis. I've developed Major Depressive [...]

By |2023-04-14T10:01:38-08:00November 26th, 2019|

Probiotic Cheat Sheet

I was over in England and one of my friends (married with 3 kids) wanted to know which probiotics she should order for her family. She didn’t want to know why or how they worked – and no one has a gut disorder – she just wanted to get her whole family on probiotics. After [...]

By |2023-04-12T09:50:36-08:00October 30th, 2019|

A Gastroenterologist Interviews Jini Patel Thompson

Dr. Samir Kakodkar is an IBD specialist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and did his IBD training at Northwestern. Samir hosts a podcast called Against the Grain which investigates new ideas and controversies in the field of IBD. In this interview, you'll hear how Dr. Kakodkar himself has IBD and tried some of [...]

By |2023-02-01T15:44:45-08:00May 1st, 2019|

What It Takes to Heal Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Reader Story

I recently received this thank-you message, with these striking before/after photos: "Hey guys, just wanted to say thank you to Jini and the team I took this pic today, the worse photo (right side) is me 5 months ago. I followed a lot of Jini's expertise and applied what worked with my gut, I watched [...]

By |2023-02-02T13:11:06-08:00April 17th, 2019|

Is Saccharomyces Boulardii Safe?

We often get asked by readers is S. boulardii is safe to consume for people with IBD and IBS and is it actually beneficial? My answer up till now has been: When I tested it on myself - over 25 years ago - my body didn't like it very much. And then I had a [...]

By |2023-04-12T09:51:22-08:00July 25th, 2018|

Great Healthy Digestion Plan – Birth to Death

This is one of the BEST videos I've seen of a science-backed, yet down-to-earth, practical education on the digestive process. Barbara O'Neill is an Australian naturopath and nutritionist - who has 8 children! But even if you just watch the first few minutes - you'll get the best understanding of why/how digestion begins in the [...]

By |2023-04-13T09:32:14-08:00June 12th, 2018|

Herpes Virus and Chronic Constipation

READER QUESTION: "I have had perfect digestion and good diet, and perfect bowel movements 98% of the time, until sudden constipation over the last month, which has caused problems including (I believe) a fistula or fissures that affect the vaginal wall. I just read a recent Yale University study that found the herpes virus can [...]

By |2023-04-13T09:08:01-08:00October 26th, 2017|

Jini Patel Thompson and Dane Johnson talk probiotics

In this video, Jini and Dane talk about probiotics, their personal healing journeys, and general gut health: Some of the topics Jini, Dane discuss about probiotics during this conversation are: How probiotics are the new money makers How to start with probiotics How to adjust the dosage How to start slow Benefits of taking the [...]

By |2023-10-20T07:34:07-08:00July 25th, 2017|

Is Fish Healthier Than Beef or Chicken?

It seems that the residents of France have shifted their eating habits and decided that fish is a healthier option than beef or chicken. But is it? This fabulous film explores this question - especially in light of the fact that 40-50% of the fish sold in France is farmed fish. Believe it or not, [...]

By |2023-03-29T14:07:51-08:00May 25th, 2016|

Toddler Diarrhea Or Constipation

A friend wrote to me of her son who was diagnosed with toddler diarrhea. A Colonoscopy revealed nothing serious - no inflammation or ulceration. He has been on various medications since being diagnosed a couple of years ago, but they only work short-term and then he is back to explosive stool, leakage of stool into [...]

By |2023-04-13T09:07:02-08:00December 14th, 2012|

Follow Your Gut And Change Your Life

A reader shared this video with me and it literally lit me on fire! And every one that comes after it in the series is SO inspirational - I watched about 9 in a row: Hope they move you, excite you, inspire you, like they did me! Click here to watch all the episodes. The [...]

By |2023-03-02T11:12:27-08:00March 11th, 2011|

Triphala And Magnesium Oxide For Constipation

After I told my Listen To Your Colon readers about adding magnesium citrate to an Absorb Plus or whey protein shake to buffer it, I received a number of emails from readers who tried it and confirmed that it worked well for them to reduce the pain and spasming that magnesium citrate can cause. As [...]

By |2023-03-02T11:15:33-08:00March 9th, 2011|

Crohns Colitis Movie Trailer

WOW!! I think this trailer for Reid Bryant Kimball's upcoming documentary film on alternative treatments for Crohn's and colitis is fantastic! And I can't wait to be able to watch the whole film. Let me know what you think....(in the COMMENTS section below...) WANTED: Crohn's End - Trailer "Take Control" from Reid Bryant Kimball. And [...]

By |2023-03-08T13:00:44-08:00October 28th, 2010|
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