SIBO

Low FODMAP Diet, What is it and How to Make it Work For You

Low FODMAP Diet, What is it and How to Make it Work For You

The low FODMAP diet was developed at the Monash University in Melbourne Australia. It is a great diet for helping to relieve SIBO and IBS symptoms and is easier to adopt than an elemental or semi-elemental diet. It helps decrease some opportunistic bacterial colonies in the small

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Why I Caution the Use of the Antibiotic Flagyl (Metronidazole)

Why I Caution the Use of the Antibiotic Flagyl (Metronidazole)

Why I Caution the Use of the Antibiotic Flagyl (Metronidazole) for SIBO and C. difficile Infections Many different medications are in use where doctors are sadly unaware of their potentially severe side effects. The antibiotic Flagyl (metronidazole) is no exception. The antibiotic is very cheap, and it

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Klebsiella Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, What to Do

Klebsiella Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, What to Do

Klebsiella Causes Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, and What to Do to Hopefully Recover Bacteria are ubiquitous, and some are more helpful in improving our health than others. Some bacteria are mutualists; for example, we feed them nutrients through eating food, they produce vitamin K which we absorb

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Rifaximin (Xifaxan): Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO

Rifaximin (Xifaxan): Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO

Rifaximin (Xifaxan): Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO Rifaximin (Xifaxan) is one of the most common antibiotics prescribed for SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth). It is a relatively safe antibiotic and can help reduce hydrogen dominant bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. There are,

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SIBO: Hydrogen, Hydrogen Sulfide, or Methane, What Is the Difference?

SIBO: Hydrogen, Hydrogen Sulfide, or Methane, What Is the Difference?

People with digestive issues suffer from different symptoms. Whether it is upper gut dysbiosis, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), or colonic dysbiosis, there is usually a cause, and most people have similar symptoms. What is the cause of different symptoms for people who are suffering from digestive

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Bile Reflux, Weak Pyloric Sphincter, and How to Improve Fat Digestion

Bile Reflux, Weak Pyloric Sphincter, and How to Improve Fat Digestion

Fat digestion and assimilation is important for overall health. Many of my clients with upper gut overgrowth are having issues digesting fat, causing bile reflux and pyloric sphincter insufficiency. Ketogenic diets that are high in fat are a recent fad and many people are discovering that no

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