New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 64
   Posted 11/25/2007 9:39 AM (GMT -6)   
I just read in "Science Daily" that IBS may be related to overgrowth of bacteria. It's an interesting article. I always wondered if this was true for me. Good reading all. & have a gr8 day.

Elite Member

Date Joined Feb 2004
Total Posts : 20552
   Posted 11/25/2007 2:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Which is why taking a good probiotic and getting enough fibre (as fibre helps sweep the bowels clean of bad bacteria) is essential...probiotics aid with the good bacteria our guts need.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 2486
   Posted 11/26/2007 1:04 AM (GMT -6)   
SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) has been a hot topic in the IBS field for quite some time and makes sense to me.  Too many bacteria, harmful or otherwise, can produce excessive gas and other abdominal discomfort.  Have you tried an over-the-counter gas relief medication?

Co-moderator - IBS Forum

Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 64
   Posted 12/12/2007 5:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Unfourtanitly, all foods make me "run" to the potty. The only way for me to run less is by eating very little. For example, I'll eat only one sandwhich today everday. If I eat more than that in a day I'll be running for the next 8 hours.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Monday, October 24, 2016 12:12 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,710,893 posts in 298,938 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 153498 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, MyBroJoJo.
212 Guest(s), 6 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
klwxo95, Butterflake, Bhutan boy, F8, LJ53, MyBroJoJo

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2016 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer