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    Why is Stool Analysis a good idea?

    As a clinical practitioner while serving as the Director of The McKeith Clinic in London, Stool analysis was standard procedure for many clients. The reason is that Stool analysis is conducted in order to assess pathogens, parasites, worms, unwanted bacterias and conditions. This helps many people to be properly cared for on a path towards wellness. As a result of stool analysis at The McKeith Clinic, clients have been able to resolve many unpleasant conditions.

    This same procedure of assessing the Stool has become a foundational feature in Gillian McKeith television shows including her program ‘Gillian McKeith’s ‘You Are What You Eat’ and other shows that Gillian films.

    The ‘Gillian McKeith Stool Analysis’ has become such an important aspect in the health field that medical doctors and researchers throughout the world began to take notice. It was a perfect match when Bowel Cancer UK asked Gillian McKeith to serve as a spokesperson for their charity organization. As an ambassador to the charity, Gillian informed people of the signs to look out for with Bowel Cancer including blood in the Stool which may be (not always) an indicator of more serious issues. Gillian has been credited with helping people to save their lives through understanding the body signs for such a condition.

    Why is Gillian McKeith known as ‘The Poo Lady’?

    When Gillian carries out Poo (Stool) analysis on her television show participants, millions of viewers around the world watch in awe and admiration. Therefore, Gillian McKeith has become affectionately known as ‘The Poo Lady’ all around the globe.

    How can stool analysis be helpful?

    Stool analysis screening may provide indicators of gastrointestinal function, digestion and absorption. This type of analysis may provide data on how well you digest and absorb the food you ingest as well as inflammatory markers. An analysis balance of yeast, parasites, as well as healthy and unhealthy bacteria that live in our large intestine is usually analysed. This bacterial population is called the microbiome. Digestive complaints are some of the most prevalent health issues.

    Gastro Intestinal I abnormalities are often linked with numerous health conditions outside the Gastro Intestinal tract.

    How is Stool testing carried out?

    Microscopic testing, chemical testing, microbiological testing and visual with the naked eye. Color, consistency, quantity, shape, smell, and mucus are checked for the stool.

    What are some examples of health issues that may manifest as a result of gastrointestinal issues?

    • Gas
    • Bloating
    • Burping
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malabsorption and poor nutrient uptake leading to deficiencies
    • Maldigestion possibly resulting in constipation and/or diarrhea
    • Compromised Immunity
    • Dysbiosis (altered gut ecology)
    • Hormonal Imbalances
    • Leaky Gut Syndrome
    • Chronic Fatigue
    • Shifts in Mood
    • Food Allergies and Sensitivities

    How much of a stool sample is needed?

    This will depend on the requirements of the individual laboratories conducting in-depth stool analysis.

    How long does a stool sample test take?

    This depends on the laboratory and the type of analysis. It is a quick turnaround.

    Can a Stool Test be Abnormal and inconclusive?

    • Hemorrhoids the anus)
    • Polyps (colon or rectum growths)
    • Anal fissures (thin fissures in the anus lining)
    • Peptic ulcers
    • Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication drugs
    • Crohn’s disease

    What does a positive stool test mean?

    This suggests that the analysis has found one or more contraindicators for optimal gastrointestinal function.

    Always consult with your Medical Doctor and/health practitioner before embarking on Stool Analysis.