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by 0 · May 06, 2014 at 08:16 PM

Symptoms are fatigue, nervosity and loose foul-smelling green stools. I identified mutaflor as the culprit when earlier this year when I found out that the symptoms appeared systematically about 48h after each capsule. The symptoms got... (more)

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by 0 · April 07, 2014 at 09:41 PM

Hello all, This is my first post here. A quick backstory on me: I am 29 years old and lived a very healthy, active lifestyle as a personal trainer, nutritionist and business owner for many years. At 26 I got hit with adrenal fatigue... (more)

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Aerose91 0 · April 07, 2014 at 09:41 PM

Guys, for those of you who have helped I thank you kindly. I didn't come here to banter around with the uninformed but that's what it's turned into. I will take my questions elsewhere

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by 43 · April 03, 2014 at 05:29 PM

Does resistant starch (like raw potato starch), as a type of prebiotic fiber, adversely affect the gut if someone is suffering from dysbiosis? Would it feed the potentially pathogenic bacteria (in my case, Enterobacter cloacae and Klebsiella... (more)

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samc 0 · April 03, 2014 at 05:29 PM

Taking it with quality probiotics and fermented foods should help you out. Seems to have helped clear up some of my issues. But do read that thread as well as other sources.

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by 0 · March 29, 2014 at 05:31 AM

Hello my beautiful people!!! Love you all...thank you in advance for the insight...guidance and suggestions. Im one of those special people that are just beyond sensitive to everything...My high performance vehicle runs of the highest premium... (more)

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by 91 · March 06, 2014 at 03:36 PM

I am trying to get rid of the inflammatory biofilms of bacteria in my gut. How do I know if I have harmful bacteria in my gut? Well I've had acne pretty much all my life even though I consume an anti inflammatory diet and for some reason my gut... (more)

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by 560 · February 21, 2014 at 04:41 PM

GAPS seems to be aimed at some highly specific issues but I'm drawn to it for others. Before I dig deeper into it and buy the book, I wanted to get some critical feedback from you PaleoHackers. I've struggled with indigestion and chronic... (more)

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Methodician 0 · September 17, 2013 at 03:30 PM

A shrewd observation, Migo. It's not letting me comment so my response goes here. Not exactly an active thread anyway... I've lacked exercise much of my life. The past 2-3 years have been of particular concern. I am actively pursuing a... (more)

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by 43 · August 31, 2013 at 08:59 AM

Fellow cavepeople, I am a 27-year-old, 112-lb, 5'9" tall dude who switched to a paleo diet approximately 4.5 weeks ago to gain weight and balance out my dysbiotic gut (Genova stool tests showed 0's for lactobacillus aciophilus and Bifidus, and... (more)

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Justin_Guimond 0 · August 17, 2013 at 07:27 AM

I would recommend checking-in with the guys at http://scdlifestyle.com/

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by 2030 · June 25, 2013 at 07:13 PM

So, I came across his blog series on bacterial overgrowth and was wondering what you guys thought. Could this be the real reason behind heart disease or is it not that simple? The only downside to this series is this same website is selling... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · June 25, 2013 at 07:13 PM

Bacteria overgrowth is kind of a vague term, especially considering the multitude of different bacteria, beneficial and otherwise. In traditional diets (ie: high sugar/carb) the "bad" bacteria gets fed better and crowds out the more beneficial... (more)

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by 316 · May 14, 2013 at 09:39 PM

I had been strict paleo + pastured dairy for about two years. Great health during that time. Did a deployment to the middle east, and have been extremely sick for the six months I've been back (hair loss, joint pain, flu like symptoms,... (more)

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RK 0 · May 14, 2013 at 09:39 PM

Here is a good protocol to give you an idea of what to start eating, what to add when, possible reactions. (This is for SIBO - small intestine bacterial overgrowth - but it's applicable to all gut... (more)

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by 15380 · May 16, 2013 at 06:45 PM

Yet another crazy question from me but I hope you are used to them by now so here it goes... I am currently undergoing treatment for dysbiosis. So I have noticed this pattern: When I start a new medicine (like a prebiotic or a probiotic of some... (more)

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elf27 0 · May 15, 2013 at 01:19 PM

This sounds similar to you, from perfecthealthdiet.com, talking about C. Pneumoniae treatment: **First, as a general rule, the sicker a patient is, the slower they should go. This is why our early protocol started out with only one antibiotic and... (more)

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by 10 · November 11, 2013 at 08:11 PM

So about a year ago i got extremely sick. Doctors said it was some manner of viral / bacterial infection, they werent sure and i gaurantee you they just winged the prescription recommendations looking back. They had me on an anti biotic for... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · November 11, 2013 at 08:11 PM

Beware, most GI specialists would laugh you out of the office if you mention things like SIBO, gut dysbiosis, nightshades, autoimmune protocol, etc. They'd rather throw expensive pharmacueticals at you or give you a colostomy because those are... (more)

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by 128 · April 22, 2013 at 04:11 AM

My hydrogen breath test came back negative. My obligate anaerobes were characteristically low: With low levels of: -Bacterioides sp. -Clostridia sp. -Prevotella sp. -Fusobaceria sp. -Sptreomyces sp. -Mycoplasma sp. -E. coli My Facultive... (more)

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texas210 0 · April 20, 2013 at 09:25 PM

Where did you get this stool test? I had one but it was very basic. This looks pretty informative I have some of the same symptoms as you; I seriously belch after every meal, meaning that stuff is fermenting in my digestive system. I even burp... (more)

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by 15380 · April 12, 2013 at 07:45 PM

I am working with that wacko doctor because ... she is the only normal one I found. She told me to take some anti-parasite medication. I did not believe her so I submitted a stool sample and a blood test to two different labs to confirm her crazy... (more)

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elf27 0 · April 12, 2013 at 07:45 PM

Have you heard of FiveLac or ThreeLac? They are a probiotic manufactured in Japan (I think?) which contains Enterococcus Faecalis. This was their response to the following... (more)

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by 15380 · May 04, 2013 at 07:03 PM

I no longer have SIBO but I still have some very weird food sensitivities and my gastritis have worsened due to a food slip-up. I am reacting to all foods except protein - if I eat protein only, I feel totally fine. But I cannot live on protein... (more)

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Healthy_Bacteria 0 · May 04, 2013 at 08:00 AM

There are millions of bacteria, microbes and fungi in your gut. They are essential to digestion and keeping our bodies in Optimal Health.. Shifts in the microbial environment of the digestive tract, or bacteria in the gut, are worthy of more... (more)

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by 10 · August 12, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Hello all. I have been on a Paleo/GAPS hybrid diet since December 2012. I felt pretty good at first, but a problem I developed recently is reacting to EVERY SINGLE FOOD that I eat. It's like I am allergic to everything. After eating a heavy food... (more)

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Elisaar 0 · June 05, 2013 at 08:30 AM

Have you looked into histamine intolerance? I'm dealing with the exact same issue and it can really ruin your life. If I don't eat, I'm fine, just hungry. But if I eat anything protein within half an hour I feel brain dead and have heavy limbs.... (more)

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by 227 · January 17, 2013 at 04:20 PM

Could Iodine supplementation help cure dysbiosis/gut flora unbalance? Its a shot in the dark.

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greymouser 0 · January 17, 2013 at 02:32 PM

I would say it's a good possibility. Mineral deficiencies are more overlooked than vitamin deficiencies. If your going to supplement a diet, in the PHD Jaminet recommends not just iodine, but selenium and lithium (and other minerals and vitamins... (more)

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by 267 · December 25, 2012 at 04:36 AM

In GAPS Dr. Campbell McBride says if you have gut dysbiosis (gut flora imbalance and gut lining damage), you should stay away from starches, as they contain certain compounds that are especially difficult to deal with when you have this issue, and... (more)

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Angelina 0 · December 25, 2012 at 02:42 AM

I shared what I have done with another poster who has SIBO. I shall copy and paste part of it here. I personally don't worry about carbs as long as I am eating tons of greens, yellows, in my diet, both raw and some lightly steamed. My salad... (more)

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by 267 · December 19, 2012 at 01:02 AM

I was reading this post recently, and it seemed to make everything fall in place. Put as simply as possible, there's a subset of traditional food that people with digestive systems unhealthy in the way it seems to happen given modern conditions... (more)

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manul 0 · December 19, 2012 at 12:36 AM

I always thought that I had fructose malabsorbtion and lactose intolerance. Tryied low carb, PHD, still had symptoms of SIBO (bloating etc.) Got a bunch of natural poisons to get rid of the bugs - womrwood, black walnut etc. Lucky for me... (more)

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by 227 · November 28, 2012 at 06:03 PM

Might it be good for health for other reasons? Or might clay be bad for health in some way? Will it significantly affect stomach acid? Edit: I took a couple tablespoons in water yesterday and I had a couple bowel movements today, which is... (more)

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primallykosher 0 · November 28, 2012 at 06:03 PM

I'm finding that if I spray my waist line with magnesium oil, I have to go around 5 hours later. It will probably act faster with a person with a normal sized colon.

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by 425 · March 12, 2014 at 10:18 AM

There's a fair amount of stuff on this site about incorporating probiotics into the diet to help with gastrointestinal issues (kefir, sauerkraut, supplements etc.). However, there's issues about how many of the mirco-organisms actually make it... (more)

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More_greens 0 · March 12, 2014 at 10:18 AM

@TJ 5, I've been dealing with some serious dysbiosis, candida, etc. myself. I did one probiotic enema after a colonic and it seems like it did a nice job. My question is how long to retain the enema. I thought initially to keep it in... (more)

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by 394 · November 12, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Sluggish digestion and constipation have greatly diminished the quality of my life over two years. Green juice like spinach and kale help very much, but I would like to get to the bottom of this finally. Doctor says it's dysbiosis and prescribes... (more)

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Casey_8 0 · September 01, 2012 at 11:39 AM

Have you heard of the GAPs diet? I would highly recommend it.

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by 5 · December 14, 2012 at 08:29 PM

This more of a brain-fog question rather than a paleo question, but I have seen several questions by people dealing with brain fog here so I though that I'd give it a try. Here is a brief story, I am a healthy 28 year old Male, 6'4" 195lb. About... (more)

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gman_1 0 · December 14, 2012 at 08:29 PM

Balls in your mouth

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by 425 · July 13, 2012 at 01:16 AM

No, I don't mean constipation. Has anyone else experienced diarrhoea after a few days on a meat-and-fat-only diet (or have any idea what might cause it)? Background: Inspired by posters such as Aglaeé and Melissa I decided to try a meat-and-fat... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · July 13, 2012 at 01:16 AM

If it isn't a disbiosis issue, depending on what your fat to meat ratio was, gunning a bunch of fat without working up to it can cause this. You can only digest as much fat as you have available bile for, and if it makes it past that part of... (more)

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by 610 · June 29, 2012 at 01:23 AM

Recently I've been smelling a sharp smell that reminds me of a marrow-heavy bone broth. At first I was convinced I had stunk up my clothes after making a few rounds of bone broth indoors, but I've asked some friends, and they don't seem to smell... (more)

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Roth 0 · June 28, 2012 at 12:05 AM

When I eat high carb, I experience the same weird smell in my nose. I think it might be related to candida actually and I've read several anecdotes of people experiencing tinnitus and this nose smell when eating high carb OR on a candida... (more)

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by 610 · June 25, 2012 at 05:10 AM

I'm looking for the best affordable herbs or supplements to help kill bacteria (and perhaps candida?) once they have been dislodged from their biofilms. Any suggestions or feedback would be welcome. Background: For the past few months I've been... (more)

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