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Have you gotten over your Small Intestine Bacterial/Yeast/Fungal Overgrowth?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created December 01, 2012 at 9:12 PM

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 share your story on how you did it to help the rest of us!

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i did it via going on a carnivorous diet. no starch, no sugars/fructose, no fibers. in a week my appetite disappeared and my hives/allergies all but vanished into fat air. did have some strong cravings to deal with though initially

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on December 03, 2012
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Not sure why someone didn't like my comment but the book that saved my life so many years ago was The Yeast Connection by William G. Crook, M.d., published in 1986. I think he coined the phrase "leaky gut". This was back when low fat was the nutritional goal so we'd eat plain bagels and hard candy. Low fat foods have lots of sugar. I had constant migraines eating a bagel and a orange juice every morning. No wonder!

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on December 02, 2012
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I'd like to know too. This blog has some great info on SIBO: http://syontix.com/

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on December 19, 2012
at 08:42 AM

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 fruits or sugars without any bloating! I am still sensitive to some foods, but my tolerance is a lot better, no more bloating, no more pain and normal BMs. :) You can read a bit more about my struggles on adietitiangonepaleo.wordpress.com.

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on December 01, 2012
at 09:47 PM

Ten years ago I did a candida cleanse using Yeast Defense every six months for a couple of years. I also cut out all refined sugar. I read Dr. crooks book on it. Felt much better and didn't have anymore yeast infections after that. Reminds me that I should perhaps do it again now.

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on December 03, 2012
at 02:52 PM

Not sure why someone didn't like my comment but the book that saved my life so many years ago was The Yeast Connection by William G. Crook, M.d., published in 1986. I think he coined the phrase "leaky gut". This was back when low fat was the nutritional goal so we'd eat plain bagels and hard candy. Low fat foods have lots of sugar. I had constant migraines eating a bagel and a orange juice every morning. No wonder!

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on December 19, 2012
at 01:50 AM

I don't know that my candida is totally gone. I'm at the point of not caring.

My health problems have caused me so much stress over the last few years, that I honestly think the obsessing made it worse. I was popping so many different anti-fungals/yeast eating enzymes/supplements, and yet was still so stressed over it.

I just finished an 8-week mindfulness meditation course, and now am beginning to understand the Brain-Gut axis, and how a calm mind benefits it.

But to answer your question, my naturopathic doc put me on Biotics Research A.D.P. which is an emulsified oil of oregano and slow-release. I took that for about two months, and then switched to taking probiotics. I'm only considering adding in acupuncture for hormone balancing, and that's it. No more.

I eat fruit if I want, I eat sweet potatoes if I want. I have food intolerances, which meant more restrictions. I'm tired of it all. I avoid what makes me feel the most ill (eggs/dairy/gluten) and try not to obsess anymore. It's tough, but my sanity is worth it!

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