Whats Driving Interest in at-Home Fecal Transplants to Cure Disease? – Pagan Kennedy – Health – The Atlantic

This is bright and hopeful practice, much like vaccine shots. The nice thing is holistic and side effect free.

If his four-year-old daughter gets sick again, Chris Gorski will take a drastic step. He will collect some of his own stool, strain it, and then transfer it into his daughters body. This procedure — known as a fecal transplant — has been shown to help people like Chriss daughter Maya. Meanwhile, other patients and scientists hope that this bizarre transplant might work as medicine for a range of diseases, from asthma to MS.

via Whats Driving Interest in at-Home Fecal Transplants to Cure Disease? – Pagan Kennedy – Health – The Atlantic.

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