SIBO and Insulin Resistance

What is the connection between SIBO and Insulin Resistance? First of all, what is insulin resistance? Insulin resistance occurs when the pancreas releases a hormone called insulin, goes into the blood stream. On our cells we have insulin receptors, insulin will go into those [...]

SIBO and Insulin Resistance2021-09-03T15:25:37+00:00

THREE-Prong Approach to Treating Biofilms

Biofilms are a collection or community of different types of microorganisms that form together into a slimy, gluey consistency that will adhere to liquidy surface such as mucous membranes of the digestive tract. These biofilms will adhere to the lining of the digestive tract [...]

THREE-Prong Approach to Treating Biofilms2021-09-03T15:28:59+00:00

Conventional VS Naturopathic Approach to SIBO

What is the difference between the conventional approach to SIBO and the naturopathic approach to SIBO?Conventional medical treatment of SIBO is using antibiotics. This approach leads to additional problems as it disrupts the microbiome.Naturopathic medical approach is to restore proper functioning of protective barriers such [...]

Conventional VS Naturopathic Approach to SIBO2020-01-21T02:38:56+00:00

FOUR Common Causes of SIBO

Lack of digestive enzymes Lack of proper bile flow Problems with peristaltic contractions - peristaltic contractions that move food bolus through the SI Ileocecal valve issues – prevents too much bacteria residing in the colon to enter SI

FOUR Common Causes of SIBO2019-12-18T16:02:42+00:00

Bile-SIBO Connection

If bile is thick and congested then the gallbladder is a breeding ground for bacterial overgrowths, and as the bile gets released into the small intestines then the bacterial overgrowth moves into small intestines and causes an imbalance of the microbiome, contributing to small [...]

Bile-SIBO Connection2019-09-23T02:01:19+00:00

Testing for SIBO

What is the testing to see if you have SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth)? The best way to test for SIBO is through a Breath test. This test involves ingesting lactulose, then we collect your breath every 20 minutes for 3 hours. Then we [...]

Testing for SIBO2019-09-16T03:05:08+00:00

What is SIBO?

What is SIBO and how to recognize some of the symptoms of SIBO? SIBO is Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. The first part of the small intestines is the duodenum, where we absorb our minerals. The second part of the small intestines is the jejunum, [...]

What is SIBO?2019-09-09T02:05:16+00:00
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