Many people often treat infections as an afterthought not knowing that infections are many a time the root of more complicated health conditions. Checking out for and treating infections is one of the best ways to cub health conditions. Infections can be the barrier to achieving maximum body health and getting tested for them can turn out to be an important part of a successful treatment. Infections can be the reason why one might be taking too long to recover from a certain disease.
Some of the most common infections include SiBO, H.pylori, parasites and Lyme disease. SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and can be due to too much starch and antibiotics. Antibiotics are known to get rid of all bacteria whether good or bad creating room for SIBO. Intestinal permeability can also be as a result of SIBO. Unfortunately, one might also be given antibiotics as part of the treatment of this infection. However, taking the right amount of antibiotics will not get rid of the good bacteria. There are other natural ways of replenishing the good bacteria such as taking antimicrobial herbs or implementing diets such as Low FODMAPS diet, Specific Carbohydrate Diet and GAPS diet.
Triple antibiotic may be required in the case of H.pylori, which has a reputation for being stubborn. Taking antibiotics may be frustrating for you but it is worth your while considering the fact that these infections can trigger Hashimoto’s if not dealt with. However, natural approaches can be an option if you cannot use antibiotics. Probiotics can also be useful in replenishing the good bacteria.
Lyme disease is another infection that has many a time proved tough to treat. Considering the fact that it can lead to Hashimoto’s, it is recommendable to look for a specialist on the same to help one get rid of it. It is advisable to get tested for Lyme disease if a person experiences stubborn symptoms that get worse even after taking antibiotics.