SIBO and Probiotics

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

The Gut Microbiome Human gut is home to ~100 trillion microbes (collectively referred to as gut microbiome) which play a major role in controlling many aspects of host physiology and pathophysiology. Gut microbiome makes up about 2 kg of total […]

Dietary Fiber: Is it Good for SIBO

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

Any food or nutrients that cannot be processed by the digestive organs of the human body are called dietary fiber or roughage. Fiber absorbs excess water from ingested food and helps the movement of food along the digestive tract, thus […]

Home Remedies to Get Rid of SIBO

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by diminished levels of ‘good’ bacteria’ and excessive growth of ‘bad’ bacteria in the gut (dysbiosis) that leads to impaired digestive health. SIBO is linked with several gut-related and systemic conditions including irritable […]

Sibo Recipes

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

A dietary approach towards treating SIBO Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is a condition caused by misplaced gut bacteria. Treating SIBO can be really tricky. To treat this condition, doctors have prescribed antibiotics like metronidazole or levofloxacin in the […]

SIBO and GERD: The Relationship Revealed

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder where there is a reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus. GERD affects 18.1%–27.8% in North America, 8.8%–25.9% in Europe, 2.5%–7.8% in East […]

SIBO: Good Bacteria or Bad Bacteria

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

Many people think that it is our stomach that digests our food for us. This is not completely true. Our stomach produces gastric juices, which is primarily made up of hydrochloric acid. [1] This helps break down the food, making […]

SIBO and Hormonal Imbalance

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

There are many factors that are said to cause SIBO. Malfunctioning of the MMC waves, reduced secretion of gastric acid, viral infections or even some medications have also been shown to cause bacterial overgrowth in small intestines. But do hormonal […]

Sibo and Hemorrhoids: The Connection

September 27, 2015 Editorial Staff

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is misunderstood. As the name suggests, people suffer from this disease when there is too much bacterial fauna in the small intestine. Is SIBO caused by good bacteria or bad bacteria? There is a […]

7+ Top Ways to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

September 3, 2015 Editorial Staff

Fruit flies are some of the most common insects that invade our homes. As the name implies, these flies are attracted to overripe fruit or any sugary organic material. They also feed on decaying vegetables, as well as fermented beverages […]

9+ Causes of Cramping But No Period

June 5, 2015 Editorial Staff

Cramping before the start of a period is common and is caused by the uterus contracting (due to prostaglandin) to expel its blood vessel-filled lining. The lining builds up during the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle in order […]