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  1. 2Cor.12:19

    Thiamine Deficiencies, SIBO and Polyneuropathy

    Hi everyone. Sorry this is long. I’m hoping someone who’s tried high dose thiamine might chime in. For my backstory, I’m 69 and have been disabled with ME/CFS for 35 years. The first 3 yrs I was bed-bound most of the time and gradually improved to about 70% over the first 10 yrs. But then...
  2. H

    Causes of MCAS?

    Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone has any info on what are the possible causes of MCAS? And if someone's looking to try to address the root cause of their MCAS what areas should they look into, and in what order of importance? I'm also interested in whether anyone here has managed to figure out...
  3. 2Cor.12:19

    Chasing Rainbows: Sleep Apnea, Polyneuropathy, & SIBO

    Sometimes it seems like all I ever do is chase rainbows. With each new diagnosis and corresponding treatment, supplement, diet --fill in the blank, comes a glimmer of hope for significant and lasting improvement. But it always ends up being just another small piece of the puzzle leaving me...
  4. nerd

    Gallbladder (Bile) and SIBO

    I'm currently trying a keto diet and experiencing some gallbladder symptoms and a keto rash. I think I haven't sufficiently supported my stomach acid with Betaine HCL + Pepsin + Gentian Bitters. Instead, I took a supplement with calcium carbonate which reduced stomach acid. In the course of...
  5. Muon

    Poll: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)

    The question is based on this setup: Solution: Lactulose. Gases: Hydrogen and Methane. If you have only used one of these gases then the first two options still apply. However when using different gases and/or solution(s) then one have to pick the 'elaborate in the comments' option. Positive...
  6. Pyrrhus

    Is SIBO caused by dysautonomic gastrointestinal motility?

    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a common diagnosis these days in ME/CFS patients. The most common reported symptoms are gas, bloating, and constipation, although there may be others. Diagnosis is often based on a breath test such as the lactulose breath test. Some people report...
  7. H

    SIBO, antibiotics, acid drops, and Herxheimer reactions

    Hi, do any of you have any experience with SIBO-related Herxheimer reactions (i.e. "die off" reactions) following antibiotics, specifically Rifaximin and/or Neomycin? I have been struggling with SIBO for some time and have been given a plan of action by my specialist doctor who I like, which...
  8. M

    UK FMT - let's search for the healthiest donors for database project

    Dear All, Anyone in the UK who is interested in FMT, I am considering supporting this site and running some Facebook campaigns to find FMT donors for DIY. https://microbioma.org/en/donate/ I spoke the NA admin, and they have had success in gathering donors. UK they have none so far. They...
  9. D

    My Sulfur Intolerance is managed with Quercetin. Please help me understand why.

    If I eat anything with sulfur in it my finger pip joints swell a little and turn a little red. Chicken effects me the most and eggs come in second. I have no idea why my finger pip joints swell but I believe it may have to do with uric acid or ammonia. Quercetin allows me to eat as much meat...
  10. Sarah94

    PQQ and bacteria

    I am trying PQQ supplements for mitochondrial support. Wikipedia says "PQQ stimulates growth in bacteria". (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrroloquinoline_quinone) Does this mean that when a person takes PQQ supplements, any bacteria inside them (E.g. Lyme, SIBO) will be encouraged to grow? Or...
  11. BeADocToGoTo1

    Pancreas Damage, Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

    Since there are just a few very old posts linking pancreas issues with chronic fatigue syndrome, I write this in the hope that what I have learnt over the last 4 years might help others with similar life changing issues. It is an avenue worth looking into in your quest to feel better. It helped...