Yeast brew trouble for inflammatory bowel disorders
|Yeast brew trouble for inflammatory bowel disorders||Darrell Miller||03/19/17|
March 19, 2017 06:44 PM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Yeast brew trouble for inflammatory bowel disorders
Yeast living in the intestines may worsen symptoms of Crohn's disease, reports a new study. If the fungus is stopped from causing problems in the intestines, patients could also feel relief from inflammatory bowel disorders. Anti-inflammatory medications are often used to treat IBDs, but it turns out that many patients with IBDs have an immune response to yeast. A study on mice found that high levels of yeast caused them to produce excess uric acid, and that their bowel disease could then be treated with medication to reduce the uric acid. The researchers are confident these results could be used on humans as well.
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