Monthly Archives April 2019

Therapeutic Retention Enemas: An Underutilized Modality for Ulcerative Colitis

The use of therapeutic enemas has a robust tradition in the history of naturopathic medicine. In addition, my own grandfather, a medical doctor, had a habit of administering a cleansing enema to any of his 8 children who displayed any sign of acute illness, which, in the words of my brother, “if nothing else, probably cut down on malingering.” Despite these facts, I made it into my 30s and through my entire professional training as a naturopathic doctor without having given, received, or even witnessed an enema of any type. This article focuses on the use of enemas in ulcerative
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Categories: Crohn's Disease, Digestive, Enemas, Pharmaceuticals, Supplements, Suppository, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Coconut Oil Enemas Saves Woman From Surgery

A new case study* out of Germany was just published in the October 2018 American Journal of Gastroenterology. A 32-year old woman was experiencing fistulizing Crohn’s Disease complicated with diversion colitis.  Diversion colitis is inflammation of the large intestine brought on after surgical treatment (Usually an ileostomy or colostomy). In early 2016 her perianal fistula, after not responding to pharmaceutical drugs, was treated with a diverting sigmoidostomy which is when surgery creates an artificial anus in the sigmoid colon.  After the surgery, she initially responded well to ENTYVIO®(vedolizumab), although the symptoms from the fistula did not go away. Just a few months later
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Categories: Abdominal Pain, CalProctetin, Case Study, Colonoscopy, Colostomy, Crohn's Disease, Diversion colitis, Enemas, Fistula, Hematochezia(Blood in Stool), Ileostomy, Inflammation, Pharmaceuticals, Supplements, Surgery, and Ulcerative Colitis.

The Undeniable Link Between Health and Money

This isn’t my usual post, but it breaks my heart when hear  someone can’t afford a consult with me, or anyone outside their standard healthcare Insurance coverage. This isn’t fair. I’ve spent a fortune on my health and do my best to share with you affordable options. I always felt there must be an easier, better way to learn, obtain and save money. There’s a reason you were not taught these money secrets in school, and that’s about that change today. No matter where you live, these secrets will teach you money growth strategies you’ve never heard before. Money Revealed is from the same
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Categories: Uncategorized.

Dear Doctor Bagley

I’m hopeful this is one way we turn around the broken healthcare system. I have a voice. You have a voice. Express your appreciation for those who deserve it. Also, express your dissatisfaction with those who deserve it. I also filed a formal complaint for one particular incident. Don’t be that guy who only complains. Give honest feedback for extraordinary service. Extraordinarily bad, and extraordinarily good. Hospitals take patient feedback seriously. Together we can make a difference. Dr. Bagley, Just a quick note to say THANK YOU You probably don’t remember helping me at UCSD Thorton IR on 2-11-2019 during
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Categories: Crohn's Disease, Gratitude, Hospital, Joel's Story, LOVE, Pharmaceuticals, Relationships, and STORIES-OF-HOPE.

DMT May Rapidly Improve Depression, Anxiety

According to a recent study[1] published in The American Journal Of Alcohol And Drug Abuse, 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) may improve depression and anxiety when administered in a group setting. In the Johns Hopkins University survey 80% of the participants found that the drug(medicine) improved anxiety and depression symptoms. Studies show that a significant portion of those with IBD, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis suffer from depression and/or anxiety. [2] I’d bet you a green smoothie that 100% of those with IBD have at some point suffered from depression and anxiety. I’d further bet you a mug of Bone Broth that 100% of
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Categories: Anxiety, Crohn's Disease, Depression, DIAGNOSIS, Emotional, LOVE, Mood Changes, Pharmaceuticals, RESEARCH, Resources, Self Love, Supplements, SYMPTOMS, The Crohn's And Colitis Summit, TREATMENT, and Ulcerative Colitis.