What is SIBO?
Have you lost weight unintentionally lately or suffer from of chronic diarrhea? You might suffer from small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO, which means you have excessive bacteria in the small intestine. SIBO has a lot of the same symptoms as IBS.
Common symptoms of SIBO include:
- Stomach pain
- Unintentional weight loss
- Bloating and indigestion
SIBO evaluation and treatment is similar to that of IBS. You will need a comprehensive gut testing, but also a breath test, and a combination of herbal supplements and prescriptions as needed.