And went back to a normal Paleo diet and continued to be symptom-free? I read a lot about how people start treatment or a SCD... and never seem to get off. Is that the prognosis for SIBO victims?
I have done brief research into SIBO and there are so many conflicting diets for what to eat. I need to try something I can do in the interim of seeing a doctor to see if I have SIBO. I can't do bone broth just yet and I still have some veggies,... (more)
I believe the word you are looking for is biome....and garlic ain't too shabby. 3 cloves of raw garlic a day is supposed to be pretty good at kickin' butt and takin' names.
As I've reached the point of suffering to where I can no longer function, it is time to make a change. The truth is, I'm not exactly sure what's causing my symptoms: painful itchy skin rashes, anxiety, acid reflux, depression, constipation, brain... (more)
I've heard that starches can cause or contribute to leaky gut. I have celiac and I'm doing strict paleo to help with healing. Should I avoid sweet potatoes and squashes and such?
I usually skip dinner. When I wake up, I have intense abdonimal cramping then have a bowel movement. Could this be SIBO die-off? Something else? Thanks.
I was thinking that SIBO is best addressed when gut motility is restored. Gut motility is the real issue. Last time I was taking antibiotics I killed the bacteria, but it came back because my gut motility is impaired. I looked up everything on... (more)
Improve thyroid function. One way to do that is eliminating significant sources of polyunsaturated fats from the diet. Google hypothyroidism and SIBO. Hypothyroid people are significantly more likely to have SIBO.
I am intolerant to almost everything and I am a SIBO-starving diet (soup with zucchini and carrot, meat and egg yolks). I always go by the way my body feels. I eat whatever it tells me to eat. For some weird reason, I feel I should not be eating... (more)
Hello, I'll be in the Los Angeles area for the next month and am looking for a doctor that will test me for small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). I tried getting tested where I live in Virginia about a month ago but had trouble getting my... (more)
I'm not sure where you are in LA, but when I thought I had IBS like symptoms, I saw Dr. Michael M Keramati 16550 Ventura Blvd Suite 214, Encino, CA 91436. He was affiliated with the hospital I worked at in the SFV. He actually listened to me and... (more)
Okay, when I was on antibiotics and felt FABULOUS and for three weeks after I was eating really really well (except some macadamias). I was eating beef, bone broth and chicken meat. About two and a half weeks after finishing antibiotics my gut... (more)
It's pretty commonsense knowledge that alcohol kills bacteria. Pretty much all bacteria, hence why it's sometimes used to disinfect cuts. It's also well known that alcohol in moderation, red wine in particular, is beneficial for HDL and... (more)
Some of these conditions seem to have overlapping symptoms; so I'm wondering which ones are true regarding each-other. I'm sure you've heard people explain them many times, so there seems to be a general consensus, but which ones are they. Here... (more)
It was recently recommended to me that I watch my red meat intake, as it may be exasperating my IBS symptoms. In response, I gave up red meat completely about 2 weeks ago and can say that I've definitely noticed a change. Mainly less... (more)
I am used to having food intolerances but I can explain every single one. My body is sensitive to fermented foods because of my screwed-up gut bacteria. I don't tolerate milk well because of lactose and my bacteria. I don't tolerate grains for... (more)
There are many articles, theorys, herbs, and supplements to cure this condition of fungus, bacteria, and yeast (just a certian type of fungus) overgrowth. So its hard to pick a successful treatment plan. If you have successfully done this, please... (more)
I have! I developed SIBO after having a lot of antibiotics and catching a parasite in South America. I struggled a lot but herbal antibiotics + GAPS nutritional protocol really helped. It took about 6 months and I could eat moderate amounts of... (more)
As soon as I have started taking antibiotics for SIBO my fatigue is suddenly gone. I feel very energetic - I have not felt like this for years. What exactly the unwanted gut bacteria in small intestines is doing to cause fatigue and all other... (more)
Hey everyone , since today i'm gonna start a strong diet for SIBO. I will eliminate every kind of addicted sugars , and I will cut off my 50% dark chocolate. The only problem , ok i will eat vegetables meat and fish , but what about breakfast or... (more)
I have run the gamut of diets to heal my digestion issues-- most of which help for a bit, and then my symptoms come back, and new ones appear as well. I have gone gluten free, then cut out soy and dairy, done the candida diet... Now am full low... (more)
Okay, today I had a SIBO breath test. There is only ONE BREATH TEST MACHINE in the whole country where I live (for 150 million people) and I was the second patient using it. They told me that nobody knows about it. Basically, they put me in... (more)
Long time lurker of paleohacks, I am not quite paleo, but have transitioned to meat-eating recently after years of happy vegetarianism. I have been a conscious eater for many years keeping my dairy and wheat levels low, and not discriminating... (more)
Here's a vid with his explanation of SIBO and his recommended treatment. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfQh3RbG2LI If you go to his website you can download his free IBS report that includes a treatment plan. The two antimicrobials he... (more)
Hi all, Just got the tests back and positive for SIBO. I have been dealing with terrible GI issues since catching c. dif. in the hospital last year. I already have celiac, hashimotos, and ulcerative proctitis. I eat a combination of Autoimmune... (more)
I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease 15 years ago, and went through the traditional Western medical regimen (steroids, maintenance drugs, Ensure, BRAT diet, etc). I've strayed away from that approach and adopted a more natural method in an attempt... (more)
I have been strict Paleo for about 5 months. I have Psoriasis as well as fructose malabsorption and SIBO. Recently, I began to follow the elimination diet for FM and killing off SIBO. I have gone from having no food craving to having out of... (more)
Try taking 500-1000mg of glutamine capsule broken open under the tongue to help deal with the cravings. (Source: Mood Cure--Julia Ross) It helped me deal with sugar cravings.