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2 years of healthy life!

I got my persistent annoying diarrhea about 10 years ago. After a few years it turned into fever + diarrhea + terrible stomach ache.

I was never fully diagnosed with crohns in the 3 colonoscopys that I had. Each time my flareup had gone away after waiting for a months or two. Crohns was still the only disease the doctors were guessing.

During the testing I did what many of you have done. Go through different diets, try to find what I can eat and of course research the shit out of this issue.

I never found my perfect diet, but due to the resemblence with johnes disease, I deviced my last experiment so far.

I had a hypothesis that my issues is caused by bad gut microbies. To "fix" this, I decided to eat a lot of good bacteria. I started to drink kombucha, eat sauerkraut, add a lot of fibers to my diet and see what happens.

In a few months I felt a lot better. For the past 2 years I have drank a pint of kombucha each day. I'm growing it myself too. My last fever+diarrhea is about 26 months ago and I can go for weeks without thinking about my stomach.

Now I do not know if my last experiment did wonders to my colon and I do not even know if I had crohns diseases to begin with. I'm planning to take a break from my bacteria filled diet in the autumn to see if I start to get more symptoms.

I just wanted to share my experiment to hear if others have seen this happen and to give one more thing to try to some of you. 2 months of 1 pint of kombucha a day might help you.
 
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I've tried it before. I'm very happy to read this has been life changing for you. I personally had some issues with the kombucha. Made it myself as well and you have to use A LOT of sugar in order for it to grow and turn it into kombucha (forgot the name of that 'thing' :)) I believe the sugar was still very high even after 3 weeks, when I started drinking it. That's probably why it gave me some noticeable issues.

I am wondering what you do? What sugar you use? How long you let the fermentation process going?

Roy
 
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