Small intestinal overgrowth (SIBO) is a common gut health issue characterized by bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. It is normally diagnosed through a breath test identifying hydrogen or methane produced by the overgrown bacteria. The problem is that this breath test is unable to detect a less talked about form of small intestinal overgrowth, hydrogen sulfide SIBO. The good news is […]
Constipation shouldn’t be taken lightly. When stool doesn’t pass fully through your digestive system it’s preventing new food and nutrients from fully entering digestive system.
In the second part of this series, we are going to take a closer look at low bile flow, what causes it, and what helps constipation caused by low bile levels.
There are many possible causes for acne, beyond what conventional medicine tends to believe. These include hormonal imbalances, liver toxicity, gastro-intestinal issues like dysbiosis, small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) or food sensitivity.
Let’s take a moment to find out what the thyroid does, how to know if there’s a problem, and how to keep your thyroid healthy.
With 80% of your immune system located in your gut, having balanced intestinal flora is a major factor in defending your body against disease.
Did you know the features of fecal matter–such as the size, color, shape, odor, and consistency indicate how well the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is functioning?
Have you been bloated and gassy lately? Pay attention: you might suffer from condition called SIBO – small intestine bacterial overgrowth.
Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS), also referred to as increased intestinal permeability, is a condition where the junction between the cells of intestinal wall lining becomes loose. If you suffer from LGS, finding a functional medicine practitioner who can help.
Studies from the National Institutes of Health over the last decade now report that more people suffer from this collection of chronic illnesses than from cancer or heart disease.