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Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic just published their findings from a study to determine if there is association between small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and... More

Daikenchuto (DKT) is a very popular Japanese herbal medicine that is used to treat gastrointestinal disorders.   Typical of herbs not much scientific evidence can be... More

People who have difficultly digesting fructose (known as fructose malabsorption) will often experience gastrointestinal distress including bloating and abdominal pain.  A recent study examined whether... More

A research group at the First Moscow State Medical University has reported that they have identified a probiotic that eradicates eradicates small intestinal bacterial overgrowth... More

There is a link between joint and gut inflammation of unknown etiology in arthritis. Existing research indicates that regular consumption of high-fructose corn syrup sweetened... More

This article appeared a few days ago on the Dr. Oz website. It is a good summary overview that defines leaky gut syndrome and ways... More

IBS is a very common gastrointestinal problem. Often patients with IBS concurrently are diagnosed with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), but not always. A recent... More

It is very common for someone to complain about adverse reactions to particular foods. These adverse events can be categorized into three groups – 1)... More

Leaky gut syndrome describes a condition in which the small intestinal walls are damaged and allow microorganisms and/or food particles access to your bloodstream. For... More

A gluten-free diet is a necessity for any one diagnosed with Celiac Disease. However, only a very small percentage of people actually have Celiac disease.... More

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