2013-02-05

Poop Therapy

Have you heard of Fecal Bacteriotherapy

This new therapy, which I am now dubbing "poop therapy" in my educated and professional opinion (*wink*), is a method of treating bacterial overgrowth in the intestines and colon with poop/stool. It sounds crazy, but according to a new article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (one of the most respected medical research journals), by irrigating the bowel infected with C. difficile (a horrible, horrible bowel bacteria that can sometimes proliferate in the gut) with stool, the infection can be cured. Poop therapy proved to be more effective in clearing the infection than taking rounds of anti-biotics. 

Read More: Here is the paper abstract.  Also, the Wikipedia article on poop therapy can be found here

2 comments:

  1. by far one of the sickest things I have heard of! POOP TRANSPLANTS?! yuck! I feel for the poor people who are desperate enough to need this!

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