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BioFilms and SIBO by Mind Map: BioFilms and SIBO
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BioFilms and SIBO

Biofilm Definition

Bacterial colonies living within a a self constructed structured environment

Structure

Collection of microbial communities

encased in a matrix of extracellular polymeric substances

Made of, negatively charged polysaccharides, Positively charged metal ions, Polysaccharides vary by bacteria

Properties

Multiple channels

Diffusion of nutrients & genetic materials

Protective functions

Resistant to anti-biotics and microbials

100 to 1000 fold more resistant

Communication

Quorum sensing, Chemicals

chemicals, Gram -, lactones, E-Coli, epinephrine, Gram +, cyclic peptides

Clean up

Agents

Fiber

Activated Charcoal

Alginates, Brown Algae

Modified Citrus Pectin

GI Detox

Given away from meds & supplements

Bind drugs and supplements making them ineffective

Reduces side effects from die-off

Treatment Sequencing

3 steps

1. Enzymes and chelators

2. Killing agents

3. Clean-up

Killing Agents

Antibiotics

Rifaximin, Xifaxan, $1800 +

Natural Compounds

Herbal, olive leaf, grape seed extract, oregano, wormwood, artemesia

Probiotics, Secrete antibacterial substances

gensium violet

Products

Intestinol

Biocidin

ADP

Chelating Agents

Iron chelators

Transferrin

Lactoferrin, P aeruginosa

EDTA

binds on cat ions holding matrix together

Staph, EDTA, Vancomycin

Blocked by Ca or Fe

Frequently combined with enzymes

Biofilm Dysrupters

Proteolytic enzymes

Dissolve Matrix

Enzymes-mucous degrading

Probiotics and Prebiotics

Given on empty stomach

Products

SIBO Ease Plus

SIBO Ease

SIBO

Overgrowth of bacteria in small bowel

>100,000 CFU/ml

Dysbiosis

Presence of pathogenic bacteria

Found in biofilms

Symptoms, persistent/recurrent dysbiosis, Recurrent Sinusitis, Initially do well on antibiotic or antifungals, Frequent flaring of yeast/bacterial during Detox, Associated with autoimmune disease

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