Microbiome Restorative Therapy

We are outnumbered by microbes, which means that they run the body!

Without a balanced microbiome, the body can not function optimally. Thus Microbiome Restorative Therapy (MBRT)- aka. fecal transplant – is the act of transplanting gut microorganisms from a healthy donor animal to a sick one for the purpose of restoring optimal balance and gastrointestinal health. Most diseases originate in an unhealthy gut. They range from an dysfunctional GI tract to allergies, chronic ear infections, laminitis, auto-immune diseases, some cancers, asthma, most inflammatory conditions, obesity, metabolic issues and behavioral issues, just to name a few.

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The procedure is very simple. After some preparation of the GI tract with good nutrition, the donor feces are either given orally via capsules or via enema rectally, which is very well tolerated as you can see in the video above. It is no more stressful than taking your animal's temperature and does not require sedation.
In China MBRT has been used since the 4th century. German physicians wrote a stool recipe book describing the treatment of gastrointestinal illnesses. Fecal transplantation is currently used in the US to treat Clostridium difficile infections.
As disgusting as this may sound, I’m certain that your four-legged companion has already prepared you for a fecal transplant by exhibiting some less than proper behavior involving unappetizing things. In fact this is the very way they replenish their biome when it's out of balance. Thus poop eating is a way of self-medicating. Though of course proper sourcing is important.

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