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How to Determine if Your Stomach Acid is Too High or Too Low


In cases like heart burn, gastric reflux or indigestion, it is usually automatically assumed that the patient must have too much acid in the stomach. Too much acid is correct. But the real question is, “Which acid and where is it coming from?” And how can you tell if it’s too high or too low? Physiology […] Read more…

What Causes SIBO?

SIBO Causes

If you’ve been diagnosed with this mysterious condition called SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth), you’re probably wondering how you got it. There are multiple contributing risk factors to look at here. As a clinician, I find that it’s important to consider HOW the patient got SIBO in the first place in order to properly address the […] Read more…

What is SIBO


Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition defined by an increase in and/or an alteration in the type of bacteria present in the small intestine. It is characterized by bloating, belching, abdominal distention, pain, diarrhea and/or constipation, especially following the ingestion of sugars, starches, fiber, and other specific foods. In order to understand more […] Read more…

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