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Rob English

Fecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) & Accidental Hair Regrowth: Studies, Anecdotes, & Photos

Stool transplants – also known as fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) – are a controversial therapy reserved for life-threatening bacterial infections and autoimmune disorders. Fascinatingly, people who’ve undergone stool transplants have later reported unintended benefits: weight loss, less acne, personality improvements, and even hair regrowth. At face value, a connection between stool transplants and hair loss …

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Helminthic Therapy (Hookworms) for Hair Loss? A Scientific Review

Helminth for Hair Loss

Helminths are parasitic worms that live in our intestines. Once maligned by the medical field (and eradicated in most of the developed world), studies now suggest that helminthic worms may have “co-evolved” with humans. They might even help regulate our gut flora, immune systems, and hormones. Today, researchers are wondering if the absence of helminths …

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