Posts in gut
A Low FODMAP Diet for Gut Health

ME/CFS patients have rates of IBS higher than the general public. A low FODMAP diet is the best supported diet to improve the condition.

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Garlic for Gut Health

Love it or hate it, garlic is not to be ignored in the kitchen. Used for millennium for medical purposes, the culinary gem is extensively studied for immunity and antimicrobial properties.

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Candida Got Your Tongue?

Gut health and dysbiosis talk are currently all the rage but remember that the gastrointestinal tract begins in the mouth. For years I was plagued with poor dental health. All I needed was a new toothpaste.

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A Low Histamine Diet

An intolerance to histamine is not considered a typical food allergy, but a pseudo-food allergy. Just as with a typical food allergy, avoidance is key. Read what foods are highest in histamine.

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What Type of Dysbiosis is in Your Gut?

Did you think there was one kind of dysbiosis? There is more to dysbiosis than a simple imbalance of species. Here I present 4 subtypes of dysbiosis that have direct, indirect, and complex effects on the host—us!  

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Getting to Know Bacteriophages

Don’t be alarmed. These frightening looking organisms make up your gut virome and are consumed on a daily basis. Could they hold the key to antibiotic resistance and the chronic gut infections that plague CFS and Fibromyalgia sufferers?

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Is Helicobacter Pylori Infection Prevalent in ME/CFS?

An estimated 50% of the population may have H. pylori infection. Infection can lead to B12 deficiency, dysautonomia, leaky gut, and increased TNF-a. Sound familiar?

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Activated Charcoal For Gut disorders

Activated Charcoal

Used for centuries in Chinese Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine, charcoal may be the world’s oldest detoxifying remedy. Effectively reduces gas, bloating, and diarrhea.

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Get to the Root Cause of Fibromyalgia

A bold new study examined the effectiveness of herbal therapy versus antibiotic therapy for the treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. They found herbal therapy was safer and more effective than antibiotic therapy.

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