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H pylori tests – what is the best test for H pylori?...

There’s quite a lot of confusion regarding the best test for H pylori, and not without reason. This short blog post and video will help you with the ins and out of H pylori testing so you feel confident that you’re getting accurate data from your test. There are four different H pylori tests and they all have benefits and drawbacks. My personal opinion is that a an H pylori stool test is the best, for reasons explained below. Better still, I typically recommend an H pylori test that looks at many other different reasons for digestive distress. Here’s...

Thinking of doing an H pylori home stool test?

I get a lot of questions from people about doing an H pylori home stool test and it’s important for you to understand the pros and cons. Having done three home stool tests myself, and having interpreted more than 2,500 client stool tests, I can safely say it’s an exceptionally helpful resource. In fact, a home stool test can be the make or break factor in getting well. This video and article explains the benefits and process involved in getting a home stool test, as well as some drawbacks. Why would you want to do an H pylori home...

H pylori and inflammation – a crucial whole body connection...

H pylori and inflammation – from heartburn to heart disease? In this post – the fifth in my series on how H pylori might cause heart disease, we’re going to explore the relationship between H pylori and inflammation. Not just inflammation in the stomach where H pylori lives, but also inflammation in other parts of the body, notably the cardiovascular system. So far in this blog series we’ve looked at how  H pylori infections can: Increase the risk of developing heart disease Increase the risk of developing high blood pressure Affect insulin and blood sugar levels, possibly resulting in...

H pylori and high blood pressure – an important link...

H pylori and high blood pressure / hypertension In the third article in my series on H pylori and cardiovascular disease, we’ll cover the link between H pylori and high blood pressure, or hypertension. If you haven’t read the first two posts in this series, it’ll really help if you read them first. Please take a few minutes to read them by clicking on the links below. H pylori and heart disease – a surprising connection H pylori and cardiovascular disease – surely not? Once you’ve read the first two posts, you’ll see there’s an association between being infected...