The role of Blastocystis hominis (BH) as a pathogen in the human body is shrouded in controversy. Very commonly found in society, this mysterious and elusive parasite still baffles scientific and medical communities. Having an understanding of what is currently known about the BH microbe, and being aware of the use of non-pharmaceutical measures, will guide many therapists towards safe and effective individual protocols, where treatment, regardless of symptom status, can increase overall health and wellbeing.
A look at the first study to evaluate tubulin as a target of curcumin against Giardia trophozoites.
A recent meta-analysis published in June of 2015 has shown that saccharomyces boulardii is an effective intervention in the reduction of risk of antibiotic associated diarrhoea (AAD) in both children and adults.
Saccharomyces boulardii (SB) is a beneficial probiotic, non-colonising yeast. It modulates the host’s innate gastrointestinal (GIT) immune response and improves GIT integrity.