Category «SIBO»

The 10 Most Important Things to Know About IBS and SIBO

Although the role of SIBO in IBS is still not entirely clear, more and more doctors are diagnosing SIBO in their IBS patients, along with providing a prescription for a course of antibiotics. This article answers the most common questions that IBS patients have about SIBO. 1. What is SIBO? SIBO is an acronym for small …

Is IBS Making You Miserable? The Best Diet Changes For Relief

I’ve written a few articles in the past about how to naturally deal with minor digestive discomfort, but today, I’m going to get a little deeper. Some of us, including me, deal with GI issues on a daily basis. I must confess, after 12 years of this, I’m fed up! As I’ve been working to …

6 Signs Your Digestive Issues Might Actually Be SIBO

Studies show that over 50% of patients diagnosed with IBS actually have an underlying imbalance called small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). The majority of our gut bacteria should be in the colon. When the bacteria migrate backwards into the small bowel or when there is low stomach acid or poor pancreatic enzyme production, bacteria in …

What You Need To Know About SIBO + 7 Things To Fix It

SIBO, an acronym for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, has been a term increasingly on people’s radar, especially in the health blogosphere. But like the terms “adrenal fatigue” or “leaky gut,” what is SIBO, and why should you care? What Is SIBO? With the exciting research coming out about gut health and the microbiome, SIBO has …

Treating the Root Cause of IBS: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

Rosie is a 30-year-old banker with very long work hours who came to see me with symptoms of gas, bloating and constipation. She had stomach cramps after eating, stubborn acne and a weight gain of 10 pounds in the last couple years despite a good diet and exercising regularly. A visit to a gastroenterologist had …

How to Avoid Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth, or SIBO, occurs when the bacteria in our gut gets out of balance. Bacterial overgrowth is an often-neglected disorder that can severely impact nutritional status and quality of life. Symptoms may include nausea, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, malnutrition, weight loss and malabsorption. SIBO is often a secondary illness that occurs because the …

5 New Findings Related to SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)

Most IBS is actually SIBO.  Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth.  You see, the small intestine is where digestion and absorption takes place…but it should be relatively sterile and free of bacteria.  So when bacteria – for whatever reason – migrate up from the large intestine, they disrupt normal function and people are symptomatic. Just like you …

Do You Have SIBO Symptoms? Here is ALL You Need to Know!

Millions of Americans suffer from gastrointestinal symptoms and distress each year. Diagnoses of leaky gut syndrome, Crohn’s and celiac disease, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) continue to grow, and researchers still can’t quite put their fingers on why our digestive systems are under attack. Recently, researchers have started to acknowledge there’s another digestive disorder lurking: small intestinal bacterial …