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crave carbs during SIBO herbal tx?

Discussion in 'The Gut: De Meirleir & Maes; H2S; Leaky Gut' started by ebethc, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. ebethc

    ebethc Senior Member

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    I'm taking berberine & oregano oil for SIBO and am craving carbs like crazy... is this typical?
     
  2. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    You could be having hypoglycemia... Can you measure your blood sugar at home?
     
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  3. ebethc

    ebethc Senior Member

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    why? b/c berberine lowers blood sugar? I was thinking that maybe I should back off the berberine a little..
     
  4. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    Yes, it might be too much. Additionally, a glucose meter isn't expensive ;)
     
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  5. Aerose91

    Aerose91 Senior Member

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    I get this same thing and its vastly differemt from hypoglycemia. My guess is once you start starving off and/or killing yeast and pathogen overload, they are craving sugar so you therefore feel it. Once you push through the hard part the cravings start to lessen up
     
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