1. J

    LDN and Sibo

    Years ago I had a horrible reaction to LDN related to my SIBO. I now know I have a sulfur sensitivity and I was curious what Low Dose Naltrexone is composed of. It doesn't look like a sulfur compound but can it somehow affect the bacteria that are sulfur producing? thanks.
  2. J

    Low E.coli?

    Can someone shed light on this? I recently got a hair analysis and it detected an imbalance with E.coli. I assumed this meant E.coli was high since it's very common to pick up E.coli through food poisoning or other means. When I inquired if this meant low or high levels, they told me it's low...
  3. haidut

    Gut bacteria overgrowth drives (cocaine) addiction; glycine can reverse it

    Yet another study highlighting the importance of the microbiome for our health, and suggesting again that there may be no such thing as truly beneficial bacteria. Any bacteria capable of colonizing our GI tract seems to be capable of causing pathology if it is allowed to proliferate without...
  4. C

    TDCA bile acid protects gut against lipopolysaccharide (LPS) endotoxin from bacteria "Dietary TDCA supplementation alleviates mucosal damage and improves survival after LPS-induced intestinal injury. Taurodeoxycholic acid is protective of the intestinal mucosa by increasing resistance to injury-induced apoptosis...
  5. Sweatshop Toad

    Three Day Niacin Flush

    Lately, whenever I take regular niacin (not niacinamide) I've begun exhibiting some very unusual symptoms. In addition to the immediate flush, I find that I'll also experience a less intense (about 50% the strength) flush periodically for the next few days at random intervals. Additionally, I...
  6. haidut

    COVID-19 is a serotonin-dependent disease

    As the COVID-19 pandemic spread all over the world in early 2020, some of the earliest studies identified serotonin (5-HT) as a culprit in the severity of the disease and proposed using 5-HT antagonists such as cyproheptadine as treatment. Other studies found by accident that the anti-acid drug...
  7. P

    Any gut-based theories of hair loss (and potential hair regrowth)?

    Origin Story: I started experiencing male pattern baldness around the same time I started having IBS-C type digestion issues ~10 years ago. At the time I was taking an SSRI and it worked well. However, when I started drinking coffee (usually on an empty stomach) while taking it, the SSRI lost...
  8. J

    Zinc carnosine causing fatigue

    Hello! Can anyone help me understand why Zinc Carnosine makes me SO tired? The “I can’t keep my brain/eyes turned on. im getting anxious” type of tired. My mother is also taking this but she does not experience fatigue. My body has been through the wringer. I had major blood loss (lady...
  9. Yonebayashian

    Chocolate causing gut irritation?

    I love chocolate and would be eating copious amounts of it but for the past couple of years I've been dealing with gut irritation linked mania. It's gotten a lot better over time but one of the things that would immediately strongly send me into an episode would be after having chocolate powder...
  10. FitnessMike

    Stomach/gut issues - help

    My mate's symptoms: -fullness/dull feeling is the stomach/gut -bloating that is released thru burping, once he does it instantly comes back -apple cider vinegar helps, helps to release gas thru burping, without ACV struggle to release gas -brain fog -bad bowel movements - could be sibo.
  11. AlphaD

    7 day water fast + Rectal Ozone + RO water enemas = ended a 7 year journey of hell!

    Just went through hell and back. Been struggling with insomnia and gut issues for the longest time. Came across RP and got a little careless with antibiotics which ended up giving me SIBO (I suspect). Took over a year to get rid of it but developed histamine issues. Tried everything under...
  12. P

    Best way to approach gut issues

    Hello all, My journey peating has been wonderful so far. Diet, thyroid, etc. have all been addressed and I feel better than I have for years. I'm still seeing near daily improvements primarily from supplementing thyroid. The next thing I want to tackle is my gut. I pretty much don't tolerate...
  13. UG Krishnamurti

    Estrogen and inflammation

    If the tissue damage is the cause of the appearance of estrogen in that tissue in order to heal it - what causes that tissue to become so easily damageable? Like in my case for example. I have Crohn's and my intestine is easily damaged with supplements and even cascara sagrada for example. It...
  14. Sam321

    Asprin/Coconut Oil Enema Potential Solution For Fungus

    So I haven't seen any threads on here that address this, but have heard both coconut oil and aspirin could work wonders on fungus. The only problem being they are mostly absorbed before they hit the colon. 1. Would there be any draw backs to doing an aspirin and/or coconut oil enema? 2. If no...
  15. Twohandsondeck

    A gut repair equation - Amino acids > polyphenols > fiber

    Credit to Joel Greene. His brief Q&A on the Ben Greenfield podcast found here: Crohn's Disease & Carnivore, Raw Beans, Lectin Myths, & More. The basic explanation I gathered was: Protein (namely glutamine and glycine) and niacin are responsible for repairing the upper/small intestine. This...
  16. Hans

    The Most Important Organ For Longevity

    Where is the hub in the body where all things are most likely to go wrong? The most important organ for longevity » MENELITE
  17. lvysaur

    Probiotic Enemas

    Has anyone here ever tried them? A cursory search seems to suggest great danger: Probiotic enema? Anyone tried it? : Microbiome After probiotic enema, I can't eat food without feeling very sick. Every antibiotic I've tried is causing major side effects. What to do? : AskDocs (The second link...
  18. Hans

    The Gut-Hair Loss Connection: Fix The Gut To Stop Hair Loss

    Hi all, The gut is truly involved with just about everything in the body, however, few actually know that their gut health is contributing to their hair health. So many people might experience gut issues, but seldom connect it to their hair loss. I have written an article to shed some light on...
  19. haidut

    Parkinson Disease (PD) May Begin In The Gut

    The article below is one of at least 20 I have seen in just 2020 alone that are starting to draw attention to the metabolic/inflammatory origins of yet another neurological disease of "mysterious" origin - namely, Parkinson Disease (PD). What makes this article both interesting and infuriating...
  20. Hans

    Cardamom Could Be Great For The Gut

    From this study: Dose effects of the food spice cardamom on aspects of hamster gut physiology. - PubMed - NCBI The administration of cardamom extract (0.5 and 1.5 g/100 g diet) effectively (p < 0.05) shortened hamster gastrointestinal transit time by approximately 58%, increased fecal moisture...