DO YOU HAVE SIBO?
SIBO is a Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth/TRANSLOCATION of bacteria from the large intestines to the small intestines.
Bacteria is translocating from the colon to the small intestines. These good, bad and commensal bacteria from the colon have translocated to the small intestines due to the Ileocecal valve staying open due to a gas your body is creating from the foods you are eating. This overgrowth is known as SIBO and requires immediate attention for your well-being. It will significantly affect hormones, brain function digestion. With SIBO you will produce either a hydrogen gas (experience diarrhea) or methane gas (experience constipation) or you could produce both gas's leading to a combination of constipation and diarrhea. Regardless, it is a very serious situation.
How do you determine if you have SIBO?
*Abdominal distention, bloating or gas after consuming fiber, starches, carbs and/or sugars
*Abdominal distention/bloating after certain pre-probiotics or natural supplements
*Decreased gastrointestinal motility? AKA constipation?
*Increased gastrointestinal motility? AKA diarrhea?
*Alternating constipation and diarrhea
*Suspicion of nutritional malabsorption
*Frequent and long term use of antacid (PPI, acid reflux medication)
*Have you been diagnosed with Celiac, IBS, Leaky Gut, Diverticulitis
*Trouble losing weight
*Just don't feel good
*Head or hand tick or shakes
Other recommended Diet Plans
These are just reommended diet plans that we have seen work best for the majority of people coming into our clinic.
All diets will have you avoiding and adding things, much of which you will not like. So do not pay a lot of money to be told what you should eat, truly this is a judgement call.
Instead, learn about your body and determine (or we will help you with) the best diet to go with and then stick to it!
Here are links to our favorites.
The FOD MAP diet is a great diet for those with SIBO, IBS, Chron's and a lot of gut and skin issues
FOD MAP DIET FOD MAP Food List
Eat Right for your Blood Type ER4YBT
Paleo Diet A start to Paloe Be careful of advertisements.
How to drink low carb on any diet! This is more for a Keto diet but it is great info from the Keto Couple!
Basic foods to avoid
*Beans (except black & Lima)
*Lentils (black/Green ok)