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SIBO is a condition marked by excessive proliferation of bacteria in the small intestine, making it difficult for you to absorb nutrients. Symptoms include flatulence, bloating, abdominal fullness, fatty stools, diarrhea or constipation. While antibiotics, intravenous feeding are common line of treatments, natural remedies like oil of oregano, horsetail may also help.
Maintain a food diary to figure out your personal food triggers and avoid them in future. Slash gas-producing foods like cruciferous veggies, beans, fruits like apples, pears, and carbonated drinks; instead cook with digestive spices like cumin, turmeric, peppercorn. Apply a mix of asafoetida powder and castor oil to the navel area to ease gas and relieve sluggish digestion.
Here are 7 common physical conditions that you may experience in the first few days of detoxing and ways to prevent/address these conditions as they arise.
SIBO is a condition marked by the invasion of bacteria from the large intestine, in abnormally large numbers (usually 100,000 bacteria/ml of fluid), in the small intestine. The excess bacteria not only uses up the nutrients required for the rest of the body to run properly, but also produces toxins and gases that can disrupt digestion and even damage the intestinal lining.
Farts are a normal bodily function, but if they are particularly pungent, you need to check your diet for sulfur-rich foods like red meat, legumes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and other dairy products. If stinky farts are accompanied by cramps or bloating, there could be an underlying health condition like lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, or celiac disease. Observe a pattern to pinpoint specific food allergies.
The balance of the rest of your body is highly influenced by your digestive function. 70% of your immune system is located in and around your gut– your digestive tract is the main barrier between the outside world and your blood stream. There are multiple organ systems that play an important role in your digestion including your liver, pancreas, gallbladder and your brain. Imbalances in your digestion can indicate imbalances in the function of those organs, which can mean imbalances in hormones, which can mean imbalances in other organs…it’s a holistic system that’s all closely connected.
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