Emphasis mine. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10862206P. aeruginosa may act as a pathogen in the gastrointestinal tract, resulting in altered epithelial barrier function and death in a susceptible host.
I have been treating leaky gut now for a couple of years. It took me several years for me to believe it was even real! I didn't realize how much pathogenic bacteria fed on carbohydrates.
So I spent years gaining no ground at all because I still ate a regular carb. diet. I am now making very good and consistent progress with a low carb.-sugar free diet, antibiotic herbs and supplements to repair my leaky gut.
I am also pretty sure I know the cause of my leaky gut. I had a cdsa (comprehensive digestive stool analysis) done. It found a have pathogenic level of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, which is a very antibiotic resistant bacteria. Here is a quote from a study I found on P.Aeruginosa and the gut-
Emphasis mine. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10862206
Of coarse death only comes to those that are severely immune deficient. P. Aeruginosa is a fairly common bacteria found in many people's gut.
It is not a problem unless there is not enough "good" bacteria to keep it in check. Way to many antibiotics is most definitely the primary culprit in my case, along with a high sugar high carbohydrate diet.
Jim, you have a very good point here and interesting to see that you have a high level of P.Aeruginosa. This is an opportunistic bacterium and when your small intestine and bowel are overfed FODMAPS these will cause high growth of P.Aeruginosa.
We have a book in our library which addresses this issue (doesn't mention FODMAPS though)
Pseudomonas Aeruginosa as an Opportunistic Pathogen
by editors: Campa,M; Bendinelli,M; Friedman,H
Springer-Verlag:New York 2012
Also, See my article here:
Hey Radio- Is a lot of the dis-agreement about Gliadin causing intestinal problems just because some are using the term "gluten sensitivity" to describe the problems it's causing? So it becomes more about the term being used, than the problems it causes? Almost every functional medicine doctor I listen to or read about, all say gluten is a huge problem.