Dysbiosis Treatment

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3rd Nutritional Therapeutics 1 Flashcards on Dysbiosis Treatment, created by carlymerlo on 07/31/2013.
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What investigations do we conduct for suspected Dysbiosis? Function digestive stool analysis Urinary indicans Hydrogen breath test
How do you treat dysbiosis? Identify and treat the cause
How do you treat dysbiosis? Eradicate undesirable micro-organisms -stimulate immune defences - slgA to prevent adherence of antigens -Increase population of probiotics - competitive inhibition -decrease stress response
How to treat dysbiosis Maintain health luminal environment -Regulate bowel motility -Stimulate digestive secretions -Supply of probiotic bacterial to produce SCFAs to decrease colonic luminal pH
How to treat Dysbiosis Repair and maintain intestinal mucosa health -Epithelial barrier integrity - support epithelial cell proliferation and tight junctions -Remove substances which damage the epithelial lining
What are the holistic considerations for Dysbiosis? Effect on immune system function - including upregulation of inflammation Microbial imbalance in other systems - genitourinary Effect of stress
How do you treat Dysbiosis? Increase unrefined carbohydrates -Rich source of nutrients including fibre
How to treat dysbiosis? Increase dietary fibre - High fibre and resistant starch - accelerates bowel transit time, increases production of SCFA's - decreases luminal pH and prevents overgrowth of opportunistic bacteria
How to treat dysbiosis? Reduce refined carbohydrates
How to treat dysbiosis? Reduce sources of sulfites
How to treat dysbiosis? Reduce excess animal protein
How to treat dysbiosis? Colostrum - antibodies - decrease adherence of microbes to mucosa.
What supplements can we use to treat dysbiosis? Lactoferrin - is a protein which binds to iron making it unavailable to microbes, inhibits inflammatory cytokines
What supplements can we use to treat dysbiosis? Garlic because it is antimicrobial
What supplements can we use to treat Dysbiosis? Caprylic acid - This is a medium chained triglyceride derived from coconut oil. It decreases candida and fungal growth.
What supplements can we use to treat dysbiosis? Gamma oryzanol (rice bran oil derivative) It is an antioxidant and has antifungal properties.
What supplements can we use to treat Dysbiosis? Probiotics
What supplements can we use to treat dysbiosis? Probiotics -eg inulin, fructooligosaccharide, galactooligosaccharide, xylooligosaccharide, isomaltooligosaccharide and lactulose
What supplements can we use to treat Dysbiosis? Glutamine To help heal gut epithelial lining and increase slgA
What supplements can we use to treat Dysbiosis? EFA's may increase adherence of probiotics
How can we treat Dysbiosis? Leaky gut protocol Hypochlorhydria and pancreatic insufficiency protocol Stress reduction
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