• tca300: I understand this is off topic from what you typically teach, but I was wondering if you have run across any information or learned on your own, things that help people grieve over lost loved ones, and or fear of losing others to death? Thank you!

    Ray Peat: It activates the “helplessness” reactions in the body, stress weakening your own life, and I think it can help to get out of that if you think of your life as a continuation of theirs—the same life, though with fewer bodies.

    Rest in Paradise, Raymond Peat  October 12, 1936 - November 24 2022

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  1. UG Krishnamurti

    The reason why aspirin causes intestinal discomfort, intestinal bleeding, tinnitus or kidney pain in some people?

    According to this study they've made a bold claim that all IBD (Inflammatory bowel diseases) are caused by Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) "we additionally suggest that all of IBD may be caused by MAP [16, 22, 26]" They also shown that all "antiinflammatories" and...
  2. AlphaCog

    Beneficial Effects of a Low-Nickel Diet on IBS and Celiac Patients.

    Beneficial Effects of a Low-Nickel Diet on Relapsing IBS-Like and Extraintestinal Symptoms of Celiac Patients during a Proper Gluten-Free Diet: Nickel Allergic Contact Mucositis in Suspected Non-Responsive Celiac Disease Abstract Background and aim: Nickel (Ni)-rich foods can induce allergic...
  3. J

    TUDCA effect!!! Maybe TMI...

    Holy Jebus, what is happening? I took 1/4 of a 250mg Nutricost TUDCA pill and it flipped my insides out. Due to my ill health and poor gut microbes/SIBO, I could go 4 days without a bowel movement and even after that I would need the assistance of Magnesium oxide or bisglycinate. I took the...
  4. C

    Fermenting oats (aka sourdough oats) for better digestion.

    Any one else given this a try? Have been preparing oats this way recently and they seem to be gentler on the digestive system. Worth a try!
  5. youngsinatra

    The Abundant Energy Legacy

    Hello everyone, I decided to start a personal log, where I can hold record of my diet, lifestyle and supplementation, because I don‘t want to start so many new threads for just small questions or informational posts. This could become my legacy log, that I leave behind, so that my...
  6. charlie

    The treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth with enteric-coated peppermint oil: a case report

    Abstract Recent investigations have shown that bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine is associated with a number of functional somatic disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome. A number of controlled studies have shown that...
  7. 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...
  8. deliciousfruit

    potent natural antibiotic

    I wanted to try doxycycline for my IBS, but my practice is closed until next year so I can't get a prescription. I eat a daily raw carrot salad with acv + mct oil + salt, but it hasn't improved my symptoms. Are there any potent natural anitbiotics I could try in the meantime? Thanks in advance.
  9. Charger

    Seeking Advice: Rheumatoid Arthritis And IBS/Anxiety

    I'm looking for advice to help both my sister and mother with their longstanding health issues. My mother is in her mid-50s and has been suffering from severe Rheumatoid Arthritis for as long as I can remember. She told me she has been on Prednisone for the majority of my life (I'm 31). She was...
  10. haidut

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Caused By Histamine And Serotonin

    I did not expect to see this statement in a mainstream science news outlet, but here it is below. I am starting to see a change in attitude towards serotonin but mainstream medicine is careful about its game. Somehow, the message about serotonin has now split into two separate, nonsensical ones...
  11. B

    Can Riboflavin Increase Cholesterol? Experiences With Riboflavin Please?

    I have always had very low cholesterol, and the necessity of taking thyroid meds has lowered it further. Various ways have been reported to increase cholesterol. The typically suggested methods to increase cholesterol include consuming extra cholesterol and consuming extra sugar. I found only...
  12. M

    Is Fibre A Menace?

    According to Konstantin Monastyrsky (gutsense.org), the primary cause of constipation and colorectal disorders (IBS, colitis, colon cancer, etc.) is dietary fibre. Ray himself has claimed to eat a "fibre-free diet", but that's not quite right: he eats raw carrots and mushrooms because of their...
  13. charlie

    Thiamine (Vitamin B1) And Fatigue In Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

    Results: Ten patients out of twelve showed complete regression of fatigue, while the remaining two patients showed nearly complete regression of fatigue compared to the chronic fatigue syndrome scale scores before therapy. Conclusions: The absence of blood thiamine deficiency and the efficacy...
  14. charlie

    Solved? - IBS, SIBO, GERD, LPR, Colitis, Constipation, Celiac, Brain Fog

    Due to necessity, I had to figure out what in the world is causing the SIBO, GERD and LPR epidemic happening here on this very forum and around the world. So I started digging and putting pieces of the puzzle together. And what started to become very clear was the gut issues were related to the...
  15. charlie

    SIBO, GERD, LPR, IBS, & Colitis Could Be Vitamin B3 Deficiency - "Niacin Treats Digestive Problems"

    "Many digestive problems such as bloating, abdominal distention or pain, heartburn and belching are caused by a lack of stomach acid (hypochlorhydria) which can be traced to a lack of niacin. An adequate output of stomach acid is required in order to prevent fungal and bacterial overgrowth in...
  16. A

    Fructans May Cause Some Irritable Gut Symptoms

    Fructan, Rather Than Gluten, Induces Symptoms in Patients With Self-reported Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity. - PubMed - NCBI “Foods with gluten often contain fructans, a type of fermentable oligo-, di-, monosaccharides and polyols.” “In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover...
  17. haidut

    Fungi / Bacteria, Not Autoimmunity, Cause IBD (Chron's, UC) And IBS

    I posted a study recently that chronic alcohol consumption increases Candida overgrowth in the gut while simultaneously decreasing the number of benign bacteria. Candida Overgrowth Is A Major Factor In (alcoholic) Liver Damage / Cirrhosis Actually, the term "benign bacteria" is wrong as there...
  18. haidut

    Serotonin Antagonists As Treatment For IBD (Chron's UC, Etc)

    It is not common knowledge in research (but not clinical) circles that serotonin is the major cause of the so-called "irritable bowel syndrome" (IBS). As such, there are several large clinical trials using TPH inhibitors to lower serotonin synthesis and thus cure the condition. It is also known...
  19. P

    Ondansetron Works For Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Ondansetron Works for Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome - NEJM Journal Watch This 5-HT3 receptor antagonist improved stool consistency and symptoms, with a low frequency of severe constipation. Ondansetron is a 5-hydroxytryptamine 3 receptor antagonist (5-HT3RA) used for the...
  20. haidut

    Cyproheptadine Effective For Functional GI Disorders

    Human study and with children, so safety was certainly a priority for this study. As you can see, a human dose of 0.14mg/kg cyproheptadine was effective in variety of "functional" disorders including the dreaded irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia. This study claims that for the...
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