Diarrhea - America English spelling
Diarrhoea - British English spelling
Other than dietary changes, I have 3 remedies that always worked well for me. One of my favorites is Thorne GI Relief (formally Encaps), Sunfiber and Saccharomyces boulardii. The Thorne product can be taken same time as antibiotics per my LLND. Calms nausea, stomach upset and diarrhea. Here are some great resources below. Keeping your electrolytes balanced is very important if you are experiencing this issue. See the ways to save section and check out Relyte electrolytes.
All of these types of products can be found for 25% off here: Respected brands.
"We’ve all experienced bouts of diarrhea at some point in our lives. Common symptoms of diarrhea include frequent, watery stools, abdominal cramping, and bloating."
"Here are some natural remedies for diarrhea that don't require a trip to the pharmacy."
"When a case of diarrhea has you running to the bathroom, you need to do two things: stave off dehydration and avoid anything that will make it worse."
BERG video on diarrhea
THORNE GI ENCAPS/ RELIEF. Cheapest on fullscript 25% off below
"Thorne’s GI Relief comes to the rescue with a blend of soothing botanicals to help relieve gastrointestinal discomfort.* Aloe vera gel, deglycyrrhizinated licorice (DGL), slippery elm bark, and marshmallow root help calm irritated tissues and support the mucous membranes of the GI tract."
SUNFIBER as an option: (mentioned above) also on 25% off.
"In a study of healthy adults made to have diarrhea (by giving them a hefty dose of sugar alcohols), 10g of Sunfiber strongly reduced the incidence of diarrhea by a cumulative 82%."
"Avoid spicy foods, caffeinated beverages, high-fiber foods, and other foods that are harder to digest. Bland foods are best.
The BRAT diet is often recommended. This includes Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. I’m not a fan of toast, but I would add some nourishing broth to that list." She lists many natural remedies as well.
"Enteral feeding with a formula supplemented with partially hydrolyzed guar gum reduces the incidence of diarrhea in patients receiving total enteral nutrition as well as in those receiving enteral supplementation, regardless of the cause of diarrhea." (Same as sunfiber)
"In addition to its important role in preventing incidents of CDD, S. boulardii has been proven to help prevent the occurrence of traveler’s diarrhea."
"Saccharomyces boulardii has been found in a number of studies to reduce diarrhoea symptoms and even antibiotic-associated diarrhoea."
Disclaimer: Rise Above Lyme makes no claims about any possible benefit of using any product mentioned within this site. Always consult with your doctor before adding anything. The information shared is based on personal experience, years of accumulated researched resources from Lyme Literate doctors and polls conducted within Lyme groups from actual patient experience using these solution ideas.