no blood in stool ever....though lots of mucus....have not had a colonscopy and am resistant to that....have a long history of gluten intolerance which has gotten worse....had lots of surgeries.....TB treated 10 years ago with mega antibotics for 18 montsh...one alternative MD type suggested that my digestive track damaged by all that and no good flora for processing. I have high blood pressure controlled. Am very active for my age and last year clinically ciagnosed with Lyme's disease....treated well and saw expert....assured me i was not going to have chronic version as tick bite there and visible.....also have age related arthritis etc. etc. etc. But the intestines are the worse!