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A recent study done at the Boston Children’s Hospital shows that H2-receptor antagonists significantly increases the incidence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in children. ... More

This research focused on the benefits of using probiotic therapy for patients with chronic liver disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and intestinal permeability problems. ... More

The cause of autism has confounded medical science.  Recently, research from Caltech has suggested that there may be a link with leaky gut syndrome. This... More

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have been studying whether leaky gut syndrome is a factor in multiple sclerosis (MS).  What is known about MS... More

Interesting article appeared today on the Huffington Post that provides detailed advice on a homopathic cure for leaky gut.  The article uses as an illustration... More

Rifaximin is the antibiotic of choice for treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  However, many patients prefer to avoid antibiotic therapy and use natural remedies. ... More

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have just released a study in PLOS Pathogens that concludes leaky gut syndrome is a problem... More

Intestinal permeability or more commonly known as leaky guts syndrome, in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients has been studied with conflicting results.  This new study... More

Proton pump inhibitors (PPI’s) can affect the microbiota of the intestinal tract.  As a result, it has been suggested that people taking PPI‘s might be... More

Lactose intolerance and milk allergy are often considered the same problem.  But they are two entirely different medical conditions that require different courses of action. ... More

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