SIBO

Your Appendix, Not as Useless as You Were Misled to Believe

Your Appendix, Not as Useless as You Were Misled to Believe

Medical science and the media have convinced you that your vermiform appendix is a vestigial organ, but is it? Appendectomies are performed across the world and are given little thought to what effect this has on the body. It is believed that removing your appendix is equivalent

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Flagyl and Fungi: A Bad Combination?

Flagyl and Fungi: A Bad Combination?

Flagyl is a standard prescribed antibiotic that is used for gram-positive infections including C. difficle and some parasitical infections. There are many different known side effects associated with the medication. These side effects range from the common gastrointestinal upset related to antibiotics to long-term neuropathy and immune

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Campylobacter, A Cause of SIBO

Campylobacter, A Cause of SIBO

Can one bout of food poisoning lead to SIBO?  Cases of viral gastroenteritis have been linked to the development of SIBO, but what about food poisoning caused by bacterial toxins? Campylobacter Does this sound familiar? You just got over a bad case of food poisoning.  For a

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Hangout With Hooper 8/26/2015

Hangout With Hooper 8/26/2015

Submit questions here or in the comment section below for our next Q&A. Thank you to everyone who submitted questions. Subscribe to our Youtube page and give us a like to help support FYG. Thank you! Jason Hooper and John Brisson talk about SIBO.

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Rifaximin: Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO

Rifaximin: Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO

Rifaximin is one of the most common antibiotics prescribed for SIBO. It is a relatively safe antibiotic and can help reduce bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. There are, however, some drawbacks associated with its use, of which, many people are sadly unaware. 1 2 Rifamycin Class

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Why Supplementing With Probiotics May Make You Ill – Part 2: MMC Issues

Why Supplementing With Probiotics May Make You Ill – Part 2: MMC Issues

Probiotics are supposed to improve digestive health, yet they sometimes make people ill – especially if they have SIBO. Why do supplements touted for improving digestive health make some people worse? Is it microbial die-off in people with SIBO? If they continue taking the probiotics, will they

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