Do “Helicobacters” play a role in Crohn’s Disease?...

It is, of course, well known that H pylori causes gastritis, stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers. We also know that H pylori symptoms extend well beyond the digestive tract. For example, if you have read my book or other articles on this website, you’ll know that H pylori infection is associated with a wide variety of complaints such as liver disorders, migraine, fatigue and heart disease. Given that members of the Helicobacter family colonize the intestinal mucus layer, it has been suggested they may play a role in Crohn’s disease (CD), which is a nasty inflammatory bowel disorder. This...