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by 0 · August 02, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Hi there, I just wanted some advice from people on treating symptoms associated with an overgrowth of Streptococcus SIBO. I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease 18 months ago but despite following a strict paleo diet (so... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 02, 2014 at 12:50 PM

You seem to be doing all the right things. I don't know if it will help, but you might want to try an elemental diet. I saw this a few days ago and it might be helpful: http://chriskresser.com/can-a-short-term-elemental...In terms of using... (more)

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by 0 · July 17, 2014 at 9:02 AM

Hello, now know that I have had lingering symptoms that are most likely SIBO or something related, since going paleo over three years ago. I recently had played with slowly introducing RS and probiotics into my diet as I have been highly... (more)

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bankeinanin 0 · July 16, 2014 at 11:22 PM

Thank you. I have been on Kresser's protocol of a biofilm disruptor, antimicrobial, while using the low FODMAP diet. After a month I will begin with glutamine and magnesium and probiotics.

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by 5 · July 16, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Do the owners have a problem with leonardite ? This was the question...Leonardite is the prebiotic in Prescript Assist, which contains soil organisms. It is also used in organic agriculture. I've seen some claims that leonardite only feeds the... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 16, 2014 at 10:43 AM

Well, try it and see, n=1 and all that, but who knows what's in there? For all you know there may be contamination from lead back when leaded gasoline was legal, or arsenic from pesticides used on old cotton fields depending on the source. EDIT:... (more)

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by 5 · July 15, 2014 at 5:41 AM

Leonardite is the prebiotic in Prescript Assist, which contains soil organisms. It is also used in organic agriculture. I've seen some claims that leonardite only feeds the soil based organisms and that soil based organisms actually feed on the... (more)

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by 0 · June 01, 2014 at 9:13 PM

I have been researching this disease since 2011 and have still not found anyone, except for one guy, who cured their SIBO. There are pages and pages on the internet detailing protocols to resolve this problem but hardly anyone talking about... (more)

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Sarah_14 0 · May 21, 2014 at 3:41 AM

I had SIBO this past year. I took two courses of Rifaxamin, one month apart. The first was 400 mg three times/day, the second was 550 mg three times/day. I combined this with biofilm disruptors, then after the Rifaxamin, slowed eased off the... (more)

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by 0 · May 08, 2014 at 5:54 AM

I've been having digestive problems for about 2 years, after picking up a parasite and virus in Mexico. Before then, I was vegan (occasionally some eggs), pretty high-carb, and alcoholic (so more stress on digestive system). I have symptoms... (more)

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pone 0 · May 08, 2014 at 5:54 AM

Samantha, wow my gastroenterologist is frustrating. He will only talk about traditional celiac, and any other reaction to wheat is something he won't accept as a real condition. No Cyrex testing for other peptides besides gliadin. No Cyrex... (more)

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by 0 · May 04, 2014 at 10:04 PM

I am about to try an elemental diet to treat severe SIBO, leaky gut and slow-transit constipation. It will consist of: ~125g Hydrolyzed whey protein (a product called Dymatize ISO-100) ~25g Hydrolyzed collagen ~100-150g Dextrose... (more)

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pone 0 · May 04, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Alex0, so the interesting thing is your heart rhythm issues, particularly after going very low carb. The four main electrolytes play the critical role in each heartbeat. Calcium starts the closing process of each heartbeat, and sodium... (more)

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by 0 · July 29, 2014 at 4:29 PM

I'm currently trying to heal my gut issues, including SIBO, dysbiosis, gut inflammation and slow-transit constipation. I am following an SCD/GAPS diet, but I can't find any carbohydrate sources that I tolerate. Fiber makes my symptoms... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · July 29, 2014 at 4:21 AM

Have you tried the starchy tuber Yucca? It's like the most benign carb source I've ever found. Speaking of tubers, I bet parsnip is a pretty mellow carb source, too. I'll also echo others here saying that if you mix carbs with fat and probably... (more)

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by 0 · April 20, 2014 at 3:49 PM

For anyone who has suffered digestive issues, especially concerned symptoms that lead to me wonder if SIBO is the culprit, how did you handle this with your doctor? For the record: I'm only guessing at SIBO, I'm aware it could be a handful of... (more)

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tnajamie 0 · April 20, 2014 at 3:49 PM

You might have to go private .. it isn't too expensive! I have a place near me here in the UK that can test for SIBO, candida etc .. most tests are about £80- £100 which is worth it so that you have a better idea of what you are trying to fix. (more)

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by 0 · March 29, 2014 at 5:31 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 0 · February 10, 2014 at 3:55 PM

Every article I read about SIBO claims that can take "YEARS" to cure SIBO just within dietary means of action. I don't understand this claim. Suppose you do a ketogenic diet(Which I practice until I feel my body needs carbs again) Wouldn't that... (more)

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Humatarian 0 · February 09, 2014 at 2:45 AM

Does anyone really know what is going on with SIBO? All this gut bacteria stuff and it's relationship with health is in its infancy now and seems to be the next big thing what with all this Resistive starch stuff everyone seems to be... (more)

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by 5 · February 04, 2014 at 6:24 PM

I've seen a couple posts about how mastic gum can irritate sibo... but it's supposed to be antimicrobial so why would it be bad? I'm planning on taking it with interfase plus.

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by 0 · January 21, 2014 at 1:35 PM

[img]http://i44.tinypic.com/2zin0xs.jpg[/IMG] Thank you in advance

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by 0 · January 21, 2014 at 6:28 AM

Hi, I could really use some advice. Three years ago I was put on a 30 day high dose of antibiotics to cure Lyme disease. (I didn't actually have Lyme disease we just lived in a house full of mold, and the symptoms I was having slowly went away... (more)

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by 0 · December 20, 2013 at 11:20 PM

Mark wrote in http://paleohacks.com/questions/147163/sibo-share-your-successful-strategies.html#axzz2o3gtPHyU that he used Qi Gong breathing to aid with SIBO. I realize, and apologize, this is not a paleo specific question, but I'm desperate. If... (more)

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by 0 · December 11, 2013 at 7:16 PM

I have a number of things wrong IBS and SIBO mainly I have tried everything, this is my last resort

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Beth_15 0 · December 11, 2013 at 7:16 PM

check out peppermint oil--it helped me. One caution: it apparently increases energy levels, so I spent one rather restless night after putting it in one too many cups of water that day.

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by 0 · December 08, 2013 at 7:49 PM

In the SIBO diet people are only allowed to have fruits in moderation and generally fructose is considered bad for the gut. However in the elemental version honey is listed as the carbohydrate source. If you use honey as your carb component... (more)

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by 1816 · November 23, 2013 at 7:11 PM

I've been officially diagnosed through hydrogen breath testing with lactulose.... with Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth. (Side note: the GI doctors at UW Digestive Disease Center in Seattle are amazing.) My numbers were "quite impressive"... (more)

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FishGelatin 0 · November 23, 2013 at 7:27 AM

You won't get rid of SIBO without antibiotics. Sorry to say. Probiotics might make the situation worse. And yes, Rifaximin is the one you should be taking. To mitigate the damage with Rifagut/Rifaximin, try taking it after a meal.

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by 0 · November 16, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Hi, I had an abdominal ultrasound done which came back almost normal, but it showed an intrahepatic bile duct dilatation. I have an older ultrasound from 2 years before which shows the same thing. Could this be due to an infection from... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · November 15, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Possible causes: 1. Do you or your family have a history of gallstones? 2. Have you recently embarked on a low fat diet, a very low calorie diet, or a fasting regimen? 3. Have you lost a lot of weight recently? 4. Do you get strong... (more)

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by 813 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

There are differing opinions since Candida can feed on ketones, etc. Im confused, is it SIBO that cant feed on starchy foods like potatoes, but Candida can? However, candida cant feed on green leafy vegetables but SIBO can ferment them? If... (more)

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dzone 0 · March 20, 2013 at 5:18 AM

Did it turn out you had SIBO? Or are just you assuming? Last time I checked, it appeared that you were assuming, but you did not appear to have overgrowth of bacteria. However, were you tested, and did the results prove positive? People tend to... (more)

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by 120 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Developed some kind of pathogenic infection in the gut. Alternating between constipation and diahhrea. No foods are staying down and everything comes out of me immediately. Bone Broth hasn't seemed to do the trick either. Fermented foods make it... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · August 31, 2013 at 3:58 PM

2-3 weeks suggests to me that you haven't yet done the rounds with your GP or gastroenterologist yet. I would first see them, they can run basic tests. If that doesn't show anything, a naturopath or other specialist could order more... (more)

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by 43 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

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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Happy_Now 0 · August 31, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Salmonella, which could be a distinct possibility with uncooked normal supply eggies doesn't equal just mild food poisoning, that can be kind of a big deal. Before anything else, I'd get that checked out. Water kefir effs me up bad, real bad. ... (more)

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by 88 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Hey there, so I've just got a comprehensive digestive analysis done, and today my results came back. All of my blood lipids, and all of my absorption is A-ok, my SCFA and immunology AND my parasite-ology is ALSO fine, so the ONLY thing that... (more)

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VB 0 · August 15, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Gosh, great question - I wish I knew the right answer! Honestly, I think bad bacteria should be killed off first, but I would not do it with antibiotics. There are so many other things to try, for example, bacteriophage. I myself took some... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

I'll make this good n concise because it's a fait amount of info When I eat carrots, butternut squash, applesauce, sweet potato, parsnips, I have tummy troubles. This also happens with nuts but it is the worst with the above vegetables. When I... (more)

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VB 0 · July 25, 2013 at 8:13 PM

I don't know what is wrong with you and why you get this reaction. Get tested to find out more. 3 hour lactulose methane hydrogen test for SIBO. GI Effects stool test for pathogens and parasites from Metametrix. Mayo Clinic... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Hey! With my very bad IBS-D, I really don't know what to eat and it seems like I'm reacting to everything, so I wanted to water-fast for a day and then eat something for 2-3 days, see if this works, then add something new. I thought starting with... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · July 18, 2013 at 8:13 PM

There are people who do well on nothing but red mean on a permanent basis. Doing it for a few days won't have any negative impact on you.