Small Intestinal Bowel Overgrowth (SIBO)

Learn all you need to know about bacterial overgrowth in the gut!

sibo treatmentSmall intestinal bowel overgrowth (SIBO) is when bacteria normally present in the large intestine migrate and set up shop in the small intestine. The overgrowth can be pathogenic bacteria or fungi, as well as healthy bacteria that are just in the wrong place or out of balance with other bacteria normally present in the gut.

It is characterized mostly by bloating, gas, and stomach discomfort.

Symptoms may also include constipation and/or diarrhea, mood imbalances, skin manifestations and more.

SIBO support includes the following natural strategies:


1.) Ridding the overgrowth with herbal and/or pharmaceutical approaches

2.) Calming inflammation

3.) Restoring Motility to the gut (see MotilPro)

4.) Enhancing digestion

5.) Removing sensitive/allergic foods

6.) Adding back beneficial flora

7.) Maintaining beneficial flora with prebiotics (supplementary and dietary)


It is difficult to capture all of the subtleties of SIBO identification, treatment, and prevention of remission.

These articles will provide insights across the spectrum of topics related to SIBO.

Enjoy!

SIBO Symptoms and Testing

SIBO and Candida Overgrowth: 

SIBO Diet Protocol

SIBO and Probiotics and Prebiotics:

SIBO and IBS:

SIBO and Mood: