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It is possible that prolonged use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may increase the risk of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). This is because chronic acid suppression may... More

Here is the link to a worthwhile TV news story about small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO and using the hydrogen breath test to detect its... More

It has been hypothesized that people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may have a high prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  The reason is unknown... More

This updated information confirms the important role small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)  has in rosacea.   It confirms that the incident of SIBO is very high... More

A new study may explain why people who do not have celiac disease or wheat allergy nevertheless experience a variety of gastrointestinal and extra-intestinal symptoms... More

A recent study examined whether Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) such as Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium and Protonix can cause small intestinal bacteria overgrowth.  The concern was... More

A recent study presented at the British Society of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting.found that irritable bowel syndrome patients experienced greater benefits from a low FODMAP diet... More

Food allergies are on the rise.  Why the increase has occurred is unclear but understanding your situation is important to maintain good health. That said,... More

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

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