August 30, 2014

Can fecal transplants treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Hi Michael, I just purchased and read your ebook on how to do fecal transplants yourself and have some questions. My husband struggled for years from terrible acid reflux. It was so bad it affected his dental health. He was put on a proton pump inhibitor and that seem to stop the acid but increased […]

Why don’t doctors suggest FMT to treat Ulcerative Colitis

Mike, I’m sure you get dozens of emails, but I thought I’d send one anyway.   Like many others, I stumbled across your website and watched your video.  It makes sense to me, but am very skeptical to try this.  Can you say with complete honesty that it works?  Why don’t doctors suggest using fecal transplants […]

Fecal Microbiota Transplant to treat Clostridium Difficile PSA

Here is a Public Service Announcement I recorded at the conclusion of a TV interview awhile back to encourage awareness of Fecal Transplants to treat Clostridium Difficile Bacteria.   “Hi I’m Michael Hurst, I used fecal transplants to treat and cure myself of Ulcerative Colitis. However I want to briefly talk about another condition that […]

Another success story for fecal transplants for Ulcerative Colitis

Here is yet another success story. Notice that making sure the content from the fecal transplant enema getting all the way through all parts of the large intestine is key. While I can’t say for sure if doing more than one enema a day is necessary, I think it underscores the willingness of those who […]

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Can poop pills treat Clostridium Difficile and candida?

Hello Michael, I have had candida for ten years after an appendix op rendering septicemia and living with an open wound for 8 months. Recently a leg ulcer that got seriously infected with strep b and then pseudomonas antibiotics for over a month lead to C Diff that is recurring not responding to Flagyl antibiotic […]

Fecal Transplant Bank Has Opened

This comes from Jezebell. The Nation’s First Poop Transplant Bank Has Opened Openbiome is the non-profit organization which is organizing this donor bank. While this article makes light of fecal transplants as “poop transplants, it gives a good brief description of fecal transplants and its benefits for saving people from c. diff for the lay person and […]

What supplements and medications to use with FMT?

Hi Michael, My name is (withheld for privacy) and you spoke with my mom around 3 months ago about using Fecal Transplants as a treatment for UC. I was diagnosed with UC about 8 years ago (when I was a senior in high school). After my diagnosis, I went into remission for roughly 4 years with Pentasa, but […]

How does an FMT donor’s diet affect the recipient?

Here is another question from one of my readers. Q: Hi Michael, Thanks for sharing your story and information. I have been unsuccessful in finding clear information about how the food that an FMT donor eats might effect the recipient. I understand that gluten should be avoided with IBS but should the donor also avoid […]

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Olivia Fox interviews Michael Hurst about how fecal transplants cured his Ulcerative Colitis

How fecal transplants cured Ulcerative Colitis is the topic of the Health and Wellness radio show on WLVS radio with nationally syndicated radio talk host Olivia Fox who overcame her own struggles with chronic kidney disease discusses the experience Michael Hurst had using Fecal Transplants along with to treat and ultimately cure his case of Ulcerative […]

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Fecal Transplants: How to do it yourself video

In this video I outline and demonstrate all of the steps for do it yourself fecal transplants. Fecal transplants are highly effective for treating Pseudomembraneous Colitis caused by Clostridium Difficile (c. diff.) bacteria with a nearly 100% success rate. However they can also be used to successfully treat chronic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Ulcerative Colitis and […]

Human Microbiota and ADHD: Reader comments and Q&A

Hi Michael, The message below was originally written in response to your article on ‘The Power of Poop’, where I came across your story. If you have the time to answer my message, I of course hope that you will do it on that website, so that other interested people will be able to gain […]

How did you learn fecal transplants could be used to treat Ulcerative Colitis? TV interview

Here is another video excerpt from a talk show interview I did recently. I talk about how I discovered that fecal transplants could be used to treat Ulcerative Colitis just days before I was scheduled to have surgery! Also see my DIY video on how to do Fecal Transplants    

How can you say fecal transplants cured your Ulcerative Colitis? TV Talk Show interview

Here is an excerpt from an interview I did recently on a TV show answering a question about how I can say fecal transplants cured my case of Ulcerative Colitis.  

Fecal Transplants treating c. diff: conversation with a reader

The following is a conversation over email with a person who bought my book about how to use fecal transplants to cure Ulcerative Colitis. For more information check out a copy of my book about how Fecal Transplant Cures Ulcerative Colitis However the information in my book will also help you if you are using fecal transplants to […]

What are the risks of Fecal Transplants for treating Ulcerative Colitis?

Question: When I first mentioned fecal transplants to  few close friends and family it created quite a stir. Beyond just the “ick” factor, a doctor talked about the risks of infectious diseases and a biologist expressed concern over changing the gut flora in the body, given all of the factors it is involved in. However I […]

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation at Conference in Bethesda July 24-26

The human Microbiome Science conference is coming up July 24-26 in Bethesda, MD, USA. Among the topics that will be discussed are how bacteria in the human body, the microbiome, affect basically every aspect of bodily functions, including the immune system, weight, moods and behavior, to infectious and autoimmune diseases. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation will also […]

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Poop Power: do-it-yourself guide from a man who cured himself of Ulcerative Colitis

Poop Power: Poop Power: A do-it-yourself guide from a man who cured himself of Ulcerative Colitis is now here. Get your copy today in electronic form. This book details my experience with Ulcerative Colitis and how I got to the point where I ended up using self-administered Fecal Transplant (enemas) to treat and ultimately cure myself […]

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How do I make Fecal Transplants work for Ulcerative Colitis?

One thing that has come to my attention recently is that some people who have tried to use fecal transplants to treat their case of Ulcerative Colitis have not yet been successful in their attempts to do so. While fecal transplants were a huge part of my experience in recovering from Ulcerative Colitis they were […]

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FDA places restrictions on Fecal Transplants

The Food and Drug Administration, the FDA has designated fecal transplant as a biologic drug, meaning that any gastroenterologist performing fecal microbiota transplants needs to obtain an Investigational New Drug permit first before performing the procedure. This is unfortunate because very few doctor currently perform the procedure at all. When they do, fecal microbiota transplants […]

Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis using Fecal Bacteriotherapy

Ulcerative Colitis sustained remission after fecal transplants without the continued use of medications. The excerpt below documents six cases of Ulcerative Colitis that were successfully treated using fecal transplants also known as fecal bacteriotherapy.  The article Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Using Fecal Bacteriotherapy was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology in 2003 by Dr. […]