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View Autologous FMT (AGFR) – bank your own stool at Taymount.

Autologous FMT (AGFR) – bank your own stool at Taymount.

Patients who normally attend Taymount Clinic for FMT are coming for a number of reasons but are all generally suffering from health conditions or a collection of symptoms that are having a negative effect on their quality of life. Maybe they have taken too many antibiotics over the years and this has depleted their gut…

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View The External Microbiome

The External Microbiome

The human is “not one landscape but many – from the veritable desert of the arms and legs to the temperate woods of the scalp and the lush humid jungles of the armpit and groin.” –        Mary J Marples ‘The Ecology of the Human Skin’ People are becoming increasingly more aware of the gut microbiome…

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View New pricing of “top-up” implants in clinic.

New pricing of “top-up” implants in clinic.

We’re very excited to announce that we have been reviewing the system for patients booking “top-up”, or post-program-implants in clinic and are very happy to report that we will now be able to offer this service at a reduced cost. It’s come to our attention that some patients are finding the price of implants in…

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View What should we expect after FMT?

What should we expect after FMT?

So, you’ve completed your 10 day FMT programme.  What comes next?  How are you going to be feeling?  We are often asked this question and what people should expect in the days and weeks following FMT. Everybody reacts very individually to FMT so it can be hard to predict how each person will respond.  Some…

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View Why we do not use whole stool at Taymount

Why we do not use whole stool at Taymount

We are often led to believe that anything ‘whole’ is what’s good for us – whole food, wholesomeness, wholemeal bread, wholegrain rice…  Now, this may be true when trying to choose a healthy diet, but it’s certainly not the case when it comes to Faecal Microbiota Transplant. There are a number of reasons that we…

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View Fresh or frozen…which is best?

Fresh or frozen…which is best?

Faecal Microbiota Transplant may be performed using either fresh or frozen stool. Some people in the field have suggested that fresh is the ideal, however, at Taymount we are very particular about the material we use, and the safety of our patients is our highest priority. We never use FRESH material, ever.  In the 1980s,…

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View 7 myths about poo

7 myths about poo

Talking about poo can be cringe worthy for most of us. The lack of discussion around the topic has caused myths around digestive health to leave people wondering – what is and what isn’t healthy? The ‘ick’ factor has proven too significant for some. Sixteen percent of participants in a recent survey consider gut issues…

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View Allergy Awareness Week

Allergy Awareness Week

Hello spring, hello allergies! As spring approaches, so do allergies for many people.  April holds the Allergy Awareness Week which takes place between the 23rd – 29th April 2018. What is an allergy? An allergy is a type of response our body’s immune system produces to certain substances (allergens). In most people, these allergens pose…

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