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  1. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Good afternoon I started having intestinal pain and bloating around 5 months from now. After tests and tests done I was ruled out for U. Collitis(colonoscopy done and compeletely normal) and Crohn's(calprotectin values compeletely normal too). According to my GI specialist that is following me...
  2. General Discussion
    Hey everyone. I just got the results from my GPL comp stool analysis. I plan on following up with my doctor, but wanted to run this by the forum as well. Here are the items that appear problematic: Bacteriology Culture: Commensal (Imbalanced) flora: 4+ Alpha hemolytic strep 3+ Gamma hemolytic...
  3. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I have IBS with constipation and for the past few months i have an intense craving for carbohydrates, especially refined carbs such as chips and just salty items in general. Is there a reason for this that anybody knows from knowledge or experience? I know cravings are not natural and can't be...
  4. General Discussion
    Hello, everybody. I'm writing this for my wife who is not active on the internet. She is 37 years old and has been suffering from IBS symptoms for at least 15 or so years now. Her problems have gotten steadily worse and we're currently trying to get to the bottom of the problem with the help of...
  5. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    IBS is characterised by carbohydrate malabsorption and gas. IBS-constipation patients are believed to be predominantly methane producing whereas IBS-diarrhea patients are hydrogen producing. Both methane and hydrogen are considered possible neurotransmitters and both can affect gut motility...
  6. General Discussion
    I may try this as a supplement to help with the super sensitivity I have to bloating and abdominal pain at the moment. I found it when I was just casually watching youtube videos about leaky gut syndrome. You never know when a diamond in the ruff will appear. Anyone try this remedy? Did it...
  7. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT)
    Hi guys, If anyone is interested I'll be doing video blogs through out my FMT Journey. The fvideo blog below is observations from my first 4 FMT's administered at home via fleet enemas. I plan on doing them for quite a few months yet to make sure things balance out. Jordan
  8. General Discussion
    (This is a very shortened summary of information I found on the web. Leaky Gut is serious if left untreated.) Normally food is digested in the small intestine and passes through the colon. Leaky Gut is another term for intestinal permeability, which means that food particles travel through the...
  9. General Discussion
    For the last six months, I've had terrible heartburn. Terrible. I haven't had a day of relief from the irritation in my throat. After months of this, my primary care doctor sent me to a food allergy/sensitivity specialist who did a microbial lab test (urine). The results showed two things...
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    For the last six months, I've had terrible heartburn. Terrible. I haven't had a day of relief from the irritation in my throat. After months of this, my primary care doctor sent me to a food allergy/sensitivity specialist who did a microbial lab test (urine). The results showed two things...
  11. General Discussion
    For the last six months, I've had terrible heartburn. Terrible. I haven't had a day of relief from the irritation in my throat. After months of this, my primary care doctor sent me to a food allergy/sensitivity specialist who did a microbial lab test (urine). The results showed two things...
  12. General Discussion
    I am looking for a good GI doc in the Boston area that can handle chronic GERD, IBS, chronic indigestion as the main symptoms. I am currently seeing an MD that specializes in food sensitivities and allergies; his labwork showed high levels of candida in my digestive tract and low levels of good...
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