Recent research explored whether there is a relationship between proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
It is estimated that the global prevalence of IBS is 11%. The most common cause of IBS is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — in fact, a whopping 60-80% of IBS is due to this common condition, totalling a possible 500 million people worldwide.
What are the differences in gut bacteria from an obese person to a lean person? Scientists are starting to explore this further.
In this podcast Dr Matthew Ball talks to Andrew about the art and the science that goes into crafting kombucha beverages and the journey creating the brand Wild Kombucha.
Alessandra covers off important areas of naturopathic care in paediatric cases, from safety considerations and assessment techniques to navigating the palatability of treatments and working effectively with their doctors and parents.
Dr Steven Sandberg-Lewis is a leading pioneer in the field of SIBO and other functional gastrointestinal disorders. Today he shares his insights on the IBS - SIBO connection.
Paediatric neurologist, Dr Maya Shetreat-Klein, works with...well, dirt! Dr Shetreat-Klein has found her niche teaching her patients to embrace germs and not be obsessed with the modern day culture of sanitisation.
Though Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis are being increasingly detected in patients with unresolved gut disorders, the jury is still out on whether intervention is medically necessary.