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This article is a well written and accurate reflection of the pros and cons of using the hydrogen breath test for detecting lactose intolerance. If... More

There is no shortage of articles and blogs about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).  Unfortunately, too much of the information is inaccurate, not substantiated by... More

It is well known that people who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease should avoid foods containing gluten.  It maybe that even people who have... More

A break though study has just been published that shows a strong correlation between people found to have small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and coronary... More

The most common eradication treatment for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a course of the antibiotic rifaximin.  However for many people this is a... More

A recent study was conducted to exam the prevalence of SIBO in obesity.  Thirty (30) participants with suspected SIBO underwent lactulose hydrogen breath tests and... More

Lactose intolerance and milk allergy are two very different problems that are often confused and thought of as the same issue.  Lactose intolerance is simply... More

Great article that reviews the prevalence of SIBO and discusses the value of using the hydrogen breath test to detect SIBO, and the importance of... More

This study conducted a meta-analysis and systematic review of current evidence to assess the efficacy of probiotics in preventing or treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). The conclusion was that... More

The hydrogen breath test is generally agreed to be the best method to test for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).  However, there was disagreement on... More

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