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Food sensitivity, a search for underlying causes. Case study of 12 patients.
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PMID:  2872775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Twelve cases of multiple food sensitivity were studied. All had responded to food elimination and a number were receiving sublingual food desensitization drops. An underlying cause was postulated and looked for. The method used was an electrical recording technique called the segmental electrogram. All of the cases were seen to have a primary colonic dysfunction which has been described as Dysbiosis. It was assumed that the colonic dysfunction was due to abnormal intestinal flora and this was corrected by a repopulation of the bowel with normal commensals and the simultaneous stimulation of liver and pancreatic function. This resulted in all of the patients losing at least a number of their sensitivities and those who were on sublingual desensitization drops were able to stop these drops and tolerate the foods without any further problem. It has postulated that much of multiple food and chemical sensitivity is due to underlying causes of which Dysbiosis is one.
J N Kenyon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acupuncture & electro-therapeutics research     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0360-1293     ISO Abbreviation:  Acupunct Electrother Res     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-08     Completed Date:  1986-07-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610364     Medline TA:  Acupunct Electrother Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Colonic Diseases, Functional / complications*,  therapy
Desensitization, Immunologic
Food Hypersensitivity / etiology*,  therapy
Middle Aged

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