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Press release for new Canadian research paper:

“Histamine-producing gut bacteria can trigger chronic abdominal pain. The discovery has been named Klebsiella aerogenes, the McMaster-Queen (MQ) strain”…

#IrritableBowelSyndrome #IBS #IrritableBowel


“The culprit is what has now been named Klebsiella aerogenes, the McMaster-Queen (MQ) strain, identified in up to 25 per cent of gut microbiota samples from patients with #IBS. Researchers examined stool microbiota samples from both Canadian and American patient cohorts”

“Researchers from McMaster University and Queen's University have discovered a gut bacterial 'super-producer' of histamine that can cause pain flare-ups in some patients with #irritablebowelsyndrome (#IBS).”
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 03/31/2022…
Immune activation in irritable bowel syndrome: what is the evidence? | Nature Reviews Immunology…
#ImmuneActivation, #IrritableBowelSyndrome, #ResearchResults
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@medical_express. “Hope for millions of #IrritableBowelSyndrome sufferers as research identifies cause of #pain as 'gut itch'”. (1/5/20).
Primary physiologic mast cell receptor/activator found, & it has a higher density in IBS sufferers. Perhaps this is clue to cause of IBS. IBS is commonly associated with Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder
Physiologists know that mast cells and nerves touch & communicate, & that stretched tissues elicit mast cell activation. Because of estrogens, women have more elastic soft tissues than men.
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