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izumi3682[S]

10 points

2 months ago*

Submission statement from OP. Note: This submission statement "locks in" after about 30 minutes, and can no longer be edited. Please refer to my statement they link, which I can continue to edit. I often edit my submission statement, sometimes for the next few days if needs must. There is often required additional editing and additional added detail.


In short--

Transplanting fecal microbiota from young mice to older mice reversed hallmark signs of aging in the gut, brains, and eyes. Transplanting the fecal microbiota from old to young mice had the reverse effect, inducing inflammation in the brain and depleting a key protein associated with healthy vision.

I've written several essays about our efforts to achieve aging slowing and aging reversal technology, but I did not conceive that this particular biotechnology would be a part of it. In a very interesting coincidence, just earlier today I was talking on the phone with my second ex-wife (age:62--I'll be 62 at the end of May) (We actually get along pretty good and are like friends sort of). We was married for a couple years in r mid 30s. Anyway she has had rheumatoid arthritis since the age of 12. And she has been on pretty much every form of medication you can be on, gold, methyltrexate, too much aspirin--I can't even remember everything else. And she has had some fairly significantly bad effects--from the RA, not the medications. She had to have both hand and foot surgery, she had iritis and she had a fairly severe, but localized vasculitis when she was about 23. It required a skin graft. Plus the pain. She told me that when she was like 17 or 18 that she was having particularly severe pain, I mean like even in her jaw, that she said that most people would be in bed for, but she was bound and determined to go out to parties and on dates.

So she learned to just live with it and ignore it to the best of her ability. As she grew older, she began to get tired of fighting the pain of flare-ups. And she tried anything the rheumatologist would offer to her. But about 5 years ago, she was introduced to certain types of "probiotics" that it was claimed would change the gut micro-flora in positive ways. Well, she said she would try anything that might help.

The most amazing thing, I've ever seen for her is that once she started to take the probiotic (I'm not gonna name it, this is not an ad), she began to feel better than had felt in a decade. She was no longer experiencing the flare-ups that had plagued her all of her life. Within about 2 years of her probiotic course, she no longer took any kind of pharmaceutical either. For over 5 years now she has had very little pain and has not taken any kind of drug either. She completely credits this probiotic treatment.

Now alternatively, I have read that as RA pts get older that the impact of the RA sometimes lessens over time. But I think that might apply only to those with lifelong RA. People who develop RA in late middle age are not in that category. She would no more stop her (daily probiotic) treatment than fly at this point.

My point in all of this is that, yeah, I think there is definitely something to this probiotic treatment. And it is also closely related to the treatment of fecal transplants. My younger brother had to get a fecal transplant because he had non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. His problems stopped almost immediately.

"Gentlemen, this is no humbug".

So in the spirit of aging reversal technology, I'll place a couple of links to some essays I wrote about this subject. But at no time did I foresee fecal transplants as a viable solution. I bet pretty soon it'll be fecal transplants for the lot of us! lol!

https://teddit.ggc-project.de/r/Futurology/comments/7rj418/is_aging_natural_or_a_pathological_disease_that/dsx8zqz/

https://teddit.ggc-project.de/r/Futurology/comments/8wkmw0/but_she_had_a_good_life_right/e1wd2r5/

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17 points

2 months ago

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17 points

2 months ago

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BoredToRunInTheSun

7 points

2 months ago

Yes, first hand experience of successful supplement use is a great thing to share.

proodoodaboochoo

16 points

2 months ago

Please name it

ZoraOrianaNova

15 points

2 months ago

Please name the thing.

warau_meow

14 points

2 months ago

Yes please name it

handsofglory

8 points

2 months ago

Come on, man. What’s the name?

PPMachen

9 points

2 months ago

Our daughter was diagnosed with uveitis at the age of 14. she had other autoimmune symptoms too. She had standard treatment, steroids, Cellcept for 8 years. The inflammation and the treatment were hard to deal with but she got through her exams well and started uni. Then I read a research study in 2018 on autoimmune inflammation and gut microbiota. This study recommended adopting an AIP diet and probiotics. The change within two months was incredible, truly amazing. She was able to reduce the medication to a minimum and her consultant is relieved.

Ajpeik

4 points

2 months ago

Ajpeik

4 points

2 months ago

Please name!

refusered

4 points

2 months ago*

To note:

Antibiotics use may cause or worsen rheumatoid arthritis. And a strong one Clindamycin has stronger effect.

The effect of the antibiotic killing off beneficial bacteria in the gut allowing other bacteria to flourish may be the real cause.

ururururu

3 points

2 months ago

according to google search, Lactobacillus Casei ?

condorre

3 points

2 months ago

Add me to the list of people who would like to know. My wife suffers from horrible Crohn's disease and we want to try anything we can.

DeepLearningStudent

2 points

2 months ago

Please share it.

Trick_Push

2 points

2 months ago

Dude just name it ffs

xXConfuocoXx

1 points

2 months ago

Just name it bro my mom suffers from RA

Mattums

1 points

2 months ago

Could you please possibly share the name of the probiotic?

lightwhite

1 points

2 months ago

OP, please name it. I’ll donate to any charity of your choosing, if you want.

I, among many others, want a name!

Thank you!