If You Have SIBO, Avoid This Massive Myth

“You can’t take probiotics if you have SIBO.”

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Out with The Old, In With The New

Support for SIBO

References

  1. Zhong C, Qu C, Wang B, Liang S, Zeng B. Probiotics for Preventing and Treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Current Evidence. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017;51(4):300–311. doi:10.1097/MCG.0000000000000814
  2. García-Collinot G, Madrigal-Santillán EO, Martínez-Bencomo MA, et al. Effectiveness of Saccharomyces boulardii and Metronidazole for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Systemic Sclerosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2020;65(4):1134–1143. doi:10.1007/s10620–019–05830–0
  3. Khalighi AR, Khalighi MR, Behdani R, et al. Evaluating the efficacy of probiotic on treatment in patients with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — a pilot study. Indian J Med Res. 2014;140(5):604–608.
  4. Shi J, Gao F, Zhang J. Effect of Combined Live Probiotics Alleviating the Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Functional Bowel Disorders. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2020;2020:4181748. Published 2020 Sep 17. doi:10.1155/2020/4181748
  5. Wagner NRF, Ramos MRZ, de Oliveira Carlos L, et al. Effects of Probiotics Supplementation on Gastrointestinal Symptoms and SIBO after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Obes Surg. 2021;31(1):143–150. doi:10.1007/s11695–020–04900-x

Out with The Old, In With The New

Support for SIBO

References

  1. Zhong C, Qu C, Wang B, Liang S, Zeng B. Probiotics for Preventing and Treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Current Evidence. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2017;51(4):300–311. doi:10.1097/MCG.0000000000000814
  2. García-Collinot G, Madrigal-Santillán EO, Martínez-Bencomo MA, et al. Effectiveness of Saccharomyces boulardii and Metronidazole for Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth in Systemic Sclerosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2020;65(4):1134–1143. doi:10.1007/s10620–019–05830–0
  3. Khalighi AR, Khalighi MR, Behdani R, et al. Evaluating the efficacy of probiotic on treatment in patients with small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — a pilot study. Indian J Med Res. 2014;140(5):604–608.
  4. Shi J, Gao F, Zhang J. Effect of Combined Live Probiotics Alleviating the Gastrointestinal Symptoms of Functional Bowel Disorders. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2020;2020:4181748. Published 2020 Sep 17. doi:10.1155/2020/4181748
  5. Wagner NRF, Ramos MRZ, de Oliveira Carlos L, et al. Effects of Probiotics Supplementation on Gastrointestinal Symptoms and SIBO after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Obes Surg. 2021;31(1):143–150. doi:10.1007/s11695–020–04900-x

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Dr. Nick Belden, DC

Empowering those with IBS & SIBO to trust in their gut and return to living a purpose-filled life. Functional Medicine Practitioner. Instagram: @dr.nickbelden.