Can Food Poisoning Give You SIBO?
In fact, food poisoning and
At the third SIBO symposium in Portland, Oregon last month, the research presented indicated that E. Coli, Salmonella, Campylobacter
The more antibodies you produce against the cytolethal distending toxin B, the more likely you are to have SIBO. That’s because when the human body produces antibodies to eliminate this toxin it also mistakenly (by molecular mimicry/autoimmunity) reduces the numbers of a good protein in our intestine, called vinculin.
This isn’t good. Vinculin is important for nerve cells in the gut, which stimulate surrounding muscles to push food down the digestive
Thankfully, Dr. Pimentel says these nerve cells can recover! But it’s critically important not to get another bout of food poisoning and eliminate the SIBO that develops along the way. Read more about how to prevent food poisoning, especially when traveling, and what you can do about your SIBO today!