Food Poisoning Could It Be The Cause Of Weight Gain?
Could It Cause Weight Gain?
Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO
If you have gained a considerable amount of weight after a bout of food poisoning, you may be suffering from an intestinal pathogen due to your food poisoning. Many times following a food poisoning, you can develop what is called small intestine bacterial overgrowth or SIBO that disrupts the delicate balance of the small intestinal tract. The toxic food borne pathogens create a low acid environment in the small intestines. This results in more bacteria that can produce bloat, abdominal pain, gas, diarrhea, weight loss, and weight gain as well. This unhealthy bacterium also results in a slowdown in the elimination of waste, and this magnifies issues with gas and constipation.
The Importance of the Small Bowels
The health of the small intestine is remarkably important for the fact that it contains a far-reaching immune system that can protect the small and large bowels from disease, bacteria, viruses, and parasites. The small intestines are tolerant of the existing bacteria, producing mucus that keeps other toxic bacteria from attacking the lining of the small intestine and generating further antibodies that can kill off toxic bacteria pathogens.
When this balance is disrupted the bacterial overgrowth can make eating, drinking, and elimination painful and difficult.
Other Causes of IBO
- Diseases that involve neurological and muscular diseases-Diabetes, Scleroderma, MS, Fibromyalgia
- Small Bowel Obstructions
- Acid suppressing meds
- Immune deficiency
How to Cure Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
Treating SIBO that causes gas, pain, constipation and weight gain you will need to eliminate the bacteria that is causing this microbial overgrowth. You can try a natural approach. Taking garlic which has natural antibacterial properties daily for a period of a week or two may work to balance the natural intestinal bacteria. Your symptoms of should start to reduce, and for many women and men weight loss is a predictable byproduct as your own natural intestinal bacteria goes to work, and the balance is restored.
If your symptoms continue or get worse it is important to seek medical advice. SIBO can also cause mal-absorption of foods, and nutrients resulting in: malnutrition, anemia, weight loss, diarrhea, hair loss, skin problems, electrolyte imbalances and other symptoms. Your doctor can order the necessary such as a Lactulose Hydrogen Breath Test (LBT)
Antibiotics Commonly Use To Treat SIBO
- Amoxicillin/clavulanate (augmentin
Speeding Up the Process of Ridding Your Body of Toxicity
Many people believe that cleansing the colon can help eliminate the body of toxic build up, releasing the stagnant and toxic wastes. Natural Colon cleansing products that are very effectives such as Boweltrol can be used safely and effectively by most people. However, if you suffer from any of the following conditions it is advised that your avoid colon irrigations due to the risk of nutritional and mineral imbalances.
• Crohn's disease
• heart disease or kidney disease
• recent bowel surgery, unless your health care provider says it's OK
• severe or internal hemorrhoids
• tumors in your rectum or colon
• ulcerative colitis
Probiotics are very important for maintaining the health of your bowels. Bowetrol Probiotic is an excellent product to help boost your natural immune system, and keep you healthy from head to toe.