Why Does SIBO Happen?

What is SIBO? SIBO stands for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. The symptoms of SIBO may include the following: gas, bloating, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, GERD, constipation, anxiety, brain fog, fatigue, depression, weight changes and others. The most common symptom of SIBO is bloating, especially in the second half of the day. Why does SIBO happen? …

Does SIBO Cause Weight Gain?

Does SIBO cause weight gain? The short answer is yes, SIBO may cause weight gain, and ironically nutritional deficiencies. This combination of issues happens as a result of the constipation type of SIBO, which is also often associated with methane type SIBO or intestinal methangen overgrowth (IMO). While there are several names for this type …

7 Things That Are Ruining Your Gut Microbiome & Health

Did you know your gut is home to trillions of bacteria? Some are beneficial and some, not so much. One indication that there’s an imbalance between good and bad is if you experience common symptoms like heartburn, gas, bloating, and constipation. When your gut microbiome is healthy, with a diverse range of helpful bacteria, your …

12 Simple Pointers to Make Healthy Food Choices

If you’re like most of us, you strutted into the year bursting with energy and positive intentions for your life. Optimizing your diet was high on the priority list. But, like most busy people, you hit a brick wall at some point. Do you even know how to make healthy food choices? Online searches on …

5 Hidden Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Have you been told you have IBS?  IBS is one of many conditions that is diagnosed when there is no other known cause of digestive symptoms. It is estimated that irritable bowel syndrome affects over 45 million people in the US. Symptoms can include abdominal pain, cramping, gas, and bloating, and changes in bowel movements …

How to Eat for a Healthy Gut

A healthy gut isn’t just about avoiding gastrointestinal symptoms. Did you know that your gut health impacts almost every aspect of your health? For example, your gut’s microbiome impacts: Your immune system Hormones Digestion Mood Even your skin The good news is, what you eat has the biggest impact on the microbiome of your gut. …

Are Food Sensitivities Making You Sick?

People toss around words like food sensitivities, food intolerances, and food allergies. Unfortunately, there’s not much accuracy to how they’re used in the public sphere. But all three represent real conditions that affect a lot of people. Sometimes our bodies don’t respond well to certain foods. If you’ve been struggling with symptoms you can’t seem …

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