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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to Celiac.com's FREE weekly eNewsletter   What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease?  Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes

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Looks like my father is being diagnosed with this. I had never heard of it until yesterday. From what I've read briefly it is a bacterial (not fungal) overgrowth. It is treated with anti-biotics and pro-biotics oddly enough.

I would like to know any theories on why it may occur. Is candida related to this?

I find probiotics to be the most helpful for me. I'm wondering if I don't have both SIBO and candida. I have been diagnosed through saliva testing with candida but have not been tested for SIBO.

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After I stopped the abx for SIBO, it came right back. I took oregano oil, uva ursi, and plant tannins for a longer time than the abx, which I had taken for 21 days. The herbs worked and got rid of it.

Humaworm also works for SIBO. www.humaworm.com I used it as well.

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After I stopped the abx for SIBO, it came right back. I took oregano oil, uva ursi, and plant tannins for a longer time than the abx, which I had taken for 21 days. The herbs worked and got rid of it.

Humaworm also works for SIBO. www.humaworm.com I used it as well.

Is abx an anti-biotic?

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Hi,

My Dr. diagnosed me as gluten sensitive in Jan. 08 and as having sibo in July and prescribed me VSL#3. Has anyone used this? I've read a few posts on here about this and it seems some were concerned that it may have traces of gluten. There's not a phone no. on the package i have or the website. I have the unflavored and the ingredients are lactic acid bacteria, maltose, natural flavorings, silicon dioxide. I've been gluten free since 1/22/08 but have had gluten accidents. Eggs seemed to start bothering me in June so i stopped eating them and felt better. I first started taking the whole packet of VSL but felt it was bothering me a bit so i only take 1/2 packet a day and that seems to be better. I was glutened last week from most likely charcoal (didn't realize until yesterday it has wheat starch fillers!) so from now on will buy the lump all natural charcoal. I thought it was the hot dogs (which it still could have been) but they were the natural uncured gluten free turkey hotdogs - maybe had cc. My husband cleaned the grill really well and bought a new grate but i haven't used it yet - i may only feel comfortable buying a new one and using it....probably safer to get a gas grill?

Thanks! Any info. on the VSL would be greatly appreciated. This forum is so wonderful. I've learned so much and it's been a life saver!

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abx=antibiotics

I agree that antibiotics will only be a temporary fix and can result in more problems. I would go natural FIRST. Save abx as a last resort.

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