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Good article today http://www.thetimesnews.com/lifestyles/lifestyles-home/understand-the-facts-of-lactose-intolerance-1.348681 about lactose intolerance.  Key take home points are that lactose intolerance doesn’t mean you can’t consume any dairy.  Most people can... More

The hydrogen breath test shows the bacterial fermentation of unabsorbed intestinal carbohydrates. Malabsorption of carbohydrates is a key trigger of irritable bowel syndrome type symptoms... More

Altered small intestinal motility increases the risk of developing small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  Hypothyroidism is known to alter small intestinal motility.  This research conducted... More

This article discusses the link between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and leaky gut syndrome. The authors state that increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut) has been... More

Intestinal permeability, also known as leaky gut syndrome, maybe the underlying cause of allergies and intestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome. Researchers at the... More

It is common knowledge that the H. pylori bacteria raises the risk of ulcers and stomach cancer. In a study done by researchers in Glasgow,... More

This new research studied patients with diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome. The researchers found that about 50% of these patient tested positive using the hydrogen... More

A recently published study from the University of California at Davis Health System shows that autistic children have eight times more gastrointestinal problems than other... More

Previous research has reported a high prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in people with Parkinson’s Disease. A new study has just been published that... More

A growing number of clinicians are recognizing that liver disease may increase Small Intestinal bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) risk. The association has been noted in several... More

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