Gut-Chek Blog

The consumption of milk has traditionally been considered part of a healthy diet. Yet, lactose intolerance is a common problem. This interesting article http://www.macleans.ca/society/health/have-we-been-milked-by-the-dairy-industry/ presents... More

There have been numerous studies that suggest a relationship between H. pylori infection and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) with rosacea. All the previous studies... More

  Don’t Eat Too Much at a Time: People who experience bloating often have increased sensitivity to food in the stomach. Therefore, eating smaller meals... More

A consortium of researchers have just published that emulsifiers, a class of additives used in many processed foods to improve texture and extend shelf life,... More

In recognition of the growing interest to understand what causes and how to cure leaky gut a researcher at Case Western Reserve University has received... More

A significant challenge for people with lactose intolerance is getting enough calcium.  If you are faced with that problem you might find that Greek yogurt... More

In this article Dr. Shawn Khodadadian, Lenox Hill Hospital, discusses his preference for using the hydrogen breath test to confirm diagnoses rather than start empirical... More

Dudodenal aspiration is the gold standard test for determining small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  It is not often used because it is very invasive (requiring... More

Many practitioners share the misguided belief that a 90 minute or longer lactulose hydrogen breath test will provide a measure of distal small intestinal bacterial... More

This research studies goal was to determine whether there is a link between small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and abdominal pain related functional gastrointestinal disorders... More

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