Fecal Transplants Relieve Constipation and Motor, Non-Motor Symptoms

Fecal Transplants Relieve Constipation and Motor, Non-Motor Symptoms

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Fecal Transplants Relieve Constipation and Motor, Non-Motor Symptoms

Fecal transplants — when patients receive a transplant of healthy gut microbiota into their intestines — were found to alleviate gastrointestinal problems, including constipation, and lessen both motor and non-motor symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease, a small study showed. The results of the study suggest that the use of fecal transplants to target the gut-brain axis, which regulates gastrointestinal function and has been linked to several neurological disorders, may have potential as a Parkinson’s…

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