When You Kill Off Beneficial Bacteria Do They Grow Back?

Eric Bakker, naturopath, thanks for coming back. When you kill good bacteria in your gut, are they gone forever? Will they come back? Is it a matter of just popping a probiotic and they’ll come back again? You may have heard me talk in other videos, particularly regarding antibiotic usage and how we wipe out […]

What Percentage Of Gut Bacteria Are Destroyed By Antibiotics?

Eric Bakker, Naturopath. What percentage of gut bacteria are destroyed when you take a course of antibiotics? That’s a very interesting question and that debate rages for a long time amongst many healthcare professionals. I’m going to speak now from my personal experiences regarding people. I’m not going to speak regarding studies or other stuff […]

The Dirty Truth About Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements

It’s Eric Bakker, the naturopath in New Zealand. Thanks for coming back. Let’s talk about omega-3, or fish oils. The dirty truth about fish oils. You will find that there are different grades of omega-3 fish oil you can buy in different types. It might be all confusing for you, thinking, “Well, what am I […]

How To Effectively Treat A SIBO Infection

Greetings. It’s naturopath Eric Bakker from New Zealand, author of Candida Crusher and formulator of the Canxida range of dietary supplements. Thanks for tuning into my video. I’ve done quite a few videos already on SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. This video is going to be about how to effectively treat SIBO. Let’s have a […]

How Long Does It Take For Gut Flora To Restore After Antibiotics?

Eric Bakker. Thanks for coming back.How long does it take for the gut to restore when you’ve taken an antibiotic? Does it take a day? Does it take a week? Well, in some cases it never restores. It’s really sad. Some cases, people will take the antibiotic, it could take years for them to recover. […]

How antibiotics work

How do antibiotics work? Pathogenic bacteria in the body cause infections, which can be treated by antibiotics Bacteriostatic antibiotics slow the growth of bacteria by interfering with the processes the bacteria need to multiply These processes include: DNA replication Metabolism e.g. enzyme activity Protein production Bactericidal antibiotics kill the bacteria, for example by preventing the […]

Candida Case Study 11: Jean With Serious Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This is another case history and this is quite a mind-blowing case history. This is a 63-year-old lady called Jean who I’ve seen. Jean is one of these medical disasters. This is the Titanic of the lady’s with irritable bowel syndrome. This was a disaster in the making and a disaster waiting to happen, and […]

Why I Call IBS A Garbage Can Diagnosis

Eric Bakker… naturopath here. Thanks for coming back. By now you will have seen hopefully some of my videos on this channel. I’m going to talk about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and why I believe it’s a garbage can diagnosis. To me, it’s like tension headache – garbage can diagnosis. Premenstrual Syndrome – garbage can diagnosis. […]

8 Things That Can Cause Harm To Your Gut Health

Eric Bakker,thanks for coming back. We’re going to talk about different things that can affect your gut health. So, the question is [inaudible] the question, the things that can cause harm to your gut health. That’s what the question is. What are the things that can cause harm to your gut health? So, I’ve written […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Restoring Your Gut Health After Antibiotics

Greetings. Eric Bakker, the Naturopath. You like my new microphone, which is huge, big blue thing here. You can’t see it, but I hope you can hear my voice a lot better. Thank you for all the nice comments I’ve received of late for the videos. I appreciate them. Let’s talk about the five mistakes […]