1. Sam321

    2 Weeks of Rifaximin/Neomycin Did Nothing to Cull My Methane Dominant Sibo.

    So I've struggled with insomnia since February after taking a round of Penecillin. (See: here) It has gotten much better since covid restrictions lifting and being able to hang out with my friends more and all that. I still deal with a night or two here and there of not sleeping though and that...
  2. Hans

    From White To Clear: How I Transformed My Tongue In Only 8 Days

    I recently had a bad experience with food poisoning on top of a stressful day. In short, I got some digestive issues, which I was able to fix in no time with this stack.
  3. 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...
  4. Sam321

    Experiences with "elemental" or "FODMAPS" diet for SIBO?

    I tested positive for methane SIBO and my naturopath is suggesting either an elemental diet (see link) or FODMAPS diet in combination with an herbal antibiotic (or rifaximin if thats what I want). Does anyone have experience with either two of these diets. If so, I'd appreciate hearing about it...
  5. beeohbeebeewhy

    Borderline Hypothyroid, Histamine Intolerance? Leaky Gut? Hydrogen Sulfide SIBO?? Need Help

    Background/Intro: Hey guys I'm new to the forum and to most of Peat's ideas, I was Keto/Paleo with elements of Primal (raw eggs/raw dairy) until I stopped being able to tolerate raw milk/yogurt, the only dairy I have now is raw butter, I've been having some health issues recently on top of the...
  6. Twohandsondeck

    Psoriasis Solved: Raw Starch Gut Rehab (pics)

    This is a cross-post that was originally written for the laypeople on the Facebook platform. It's put here in the defense of raw starch and an assertion that if you can't drink milk, there's likely something very wrong with your digestive tract and it should call into question whether or not...
  7. haidut

    CamphoSal - Liquid Camphoric Acid + Salol

    As many readers know, Peat has written extensively on the benefits of antibiotics and on keeping the GI tract as free of bacteria as possible. Bacterial overgrowth in the colon alone is already a problem due to the production of endotoxin, but in hypothyroid people this bacterial overgrowth can...
  8. haidut

    Serotonin (due To Bacteria) Is The Master Regulator Of Metabolism, Insulin Sensitivity, And Weig

    Over the last year I posted a number of studies demonstrating strong link between serotonin and chronic conditions such as obesity, insulin resistance, and even diabetes. Augmented capacity for peripheral serotonin release in human obesity...
  9. haidut

    Supplementation With (long Chain) Saturated Fats Protects Liver From Alcohol

    As many of my readers already know, there are a number of human studies, going back to at least the 1960s, demonstrating that supplementation with saturated fats (SFA) protects the liver from damage induced by alcohol. I fact, supplementation with SFA not only prevents alcohol-induced liver...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. haidut

    Probiotics Are Dangerous, Should Be Regulated As Drugs

    As many forum users know, Peat has spoken against the use of probiotics and in some of his articles has even linked lactic acid producing bacteria to auto-immune conditions like such as Lupus, RA, and even MS. While recently he has been recommending a bacteriophage product from LEF, he is still...
  13. V

    Is Ray Peat Wrong On Starches Or I Am Missing Something?

    So Peat says if you have digestion issues - you have to be zero starch because starch will feed sibo bacteria on the other side we have this: and also a book from Norman Robbilard called fast tract digestion where he his advice regarding...
  14. haidut

    Sibo (hypothyroidism) May Be A Major Cause Of Stunting In Children

    Considering that SIBO is a well-known symptoms of hypothyroidism due to low levels of gastric acid, this study basically says that about 27% of the studied children in poor areas were hypothyroid by age 1. Bacteria overgrowth could be major cause of stunting in children "...One possible factor...
  15. haidut

    Cinnamon May Help SIBO

    Cinnamon has been promoted in alternative health circles for helping keep SIBO under control, and it appears there is some truth behind the claims. According to this study, in very low concentrations (easily achievable with food/supplements) cinnamon killed most bacteria associated with food...