SIBO as a diagnosis…and why it’s a problem.

I feel like everyone remembers the moment they received their SIBO diagnoses. After dealing with the incompetence of conventional MDs who were adamant that “it was just IBS,” I felt a wave of intense gratification when my functional medicine practitioner diagnosed me with SIBO. All my intuitions that there had to be a cause for my GI complaints were right! And who doesn’t love being right, especially when it seems like the whole world just thinks you are crazy. The SIBO diagnoses seemed like the answer…

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Fecal Microbiota Transplants for SIBO? My Experience

From December 5th through the 16th, I was in the Bahamas receiving fecal microbiota transplantations to help rebalance my imbalanced gut. It was a unique experience and I think it could be a promising treatment strategy for many diseases in the future. So, why did I decide to undergo FMT treatment? The primary reason was that after years of trying to rebalance my gut, it remained full of overgrowths with little diversity. Both recent  stool and organic acid testing revealed overgrowths of…

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