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Thanks to some threads here and some clicking around in scientific papers I have put together some notes about the subject matter. After the summary below I will just paste them here as I don't have time to edit them. In summary Exertion causes ME sufferers to overproduce inflammatory...
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As with my previous blogpost on leaky gut, I can't be sure I have all the facts straight, but wanted to put this out there, having been trying to get my ME-slowed brain around it. Please feel free to point out any errors or provide further relevant info or links. I have been pondering for some...
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I have reams of info on differences between pig, human and non-human-primate (NHP) gut microbiomes and their associated tissues, but don't have time to edit it for posting yet (could be some time...) So I will have to settle for a few crucial extracts. Why are you only focusing on the...
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This is the first in what may be a series of blogposts on why using non-human animals to test human gut-immune system interactions (e.g. in ME) is, like the vast majority of animal 'models', illogical, unscientific and a waste of time and money. As I am short of time and money as ever, I am...
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It may be some time before I can put together a coherent blogpost on animal research related to the gut microbiome and ME (I'm always pressed for time) so here is some more general info originally posted in the 'Other Health News and Research' forum. REFERENCES Auer, J.A., Goodship, A...
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I am going to do a few blogposts on this subject and am working on one relating to 'modelling' the relationship between the gut microbiome and ME/CFS. I have studied and worked in the field of species differences for several years. I have recently observed significant parallels between the...
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This theory may be modified as any additional info comes to my attention and as I relocate info that fits in somewhere! Please note that I don't claim this as MY theory. It's a collection of pieces of info from scientific research and hypotheses, plus info provided by other people, some of whom...

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