What are the treatment option?
Auto brewery syndrome can be treated. Your doctor may recommend reducing carbohydrates in your diet. Treating an underlying condition
like Crohn's disease may help balance fungus in your gut.
Your doctor may prescribe antifungal medications. These drugs work to get rid of fungus infections that may be causing the problem in your gut.
You might have to take the medications for three weeks or longer.
Antifungal drugs and other medications to help treat auto brewery syndrome include:
- oral antifungal chemotherapy
- acidophilus tablets
You will need to make nutritional changes to help treat auto brewery syndrome.
While you're taking antifungal medications, follow a strict diet:
- no sugar
- no carbohydrates
- no alcohol
Change your daily diet to help prevent auto brewery syndrome.
A low-carbohydrate diet may help to balance fungus in your gut.
Avoid sugary foods and simple carbs like:
high fructose corn syrup
white bread and pasta
Also avoid table sugar and added sugars to foods:
Eat plenty of complex carbohydrates that are higher in fiber:
whole grain bread and pastas
fresh and cooked vegetables
fresh, frozen, and dried fruit
fresh and dried herbs