Christmas SpecialsThe Healthy Gut add
'Tis the season to be jolly and Rebecca is thrilled to tell you about her 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways competition. Each day, she is offering one lucky winner a special SIBO Christmas prize. It's completely free to enter and you have 12 chances to win a prize. Learn more or enter here.
If you need help with your Christmas recipes, why not join Rebecca for her live online SIBO Christmas Cooking Class. Rebecca will share her favourite 8 Christmas recipes with you and show you how to cook them. All participants get the exclusive recipes (they're not available anywhere else) plus the replay so you can watch the class as many times as you would like. Can't tune in live? If you reserve your place in the class you will get the replay and the recipes so you can watch it at a time that is suitable for you. Monday 17th December 5.30pm PS / Tuesday 18th December at 12.30pm AEDT. Book your place or learn more here.
And don't forget to check out Rebecca's Top 40 SIBO Christmas Recipes here if you need some extra inspiration for your Christmas.
Merry Christmas everyone!
SIBO Breath Testing with Eric Hamilton | Ep. 82The Healthy Gut add
In this, the last episode of season 2, learn all about SIBO breath testing as Rebecca is joined by Eric Hamilton from Quinton Instrument Company. Rebecca and Eric discuss everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the SIBO breath test, from how the test actually works, to what to do if you cheat on your prep diet. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about testing for SIBO then you can’t miss this episode.
How Eric’s own personal experience of SIBO testing and treatment has helped him to deeply understand the conditionWhy you would test for SIBO rather than just working from symptomsHow a SIBO breath test actually worksWhy it’s important to follow the prep diet before your breath testWhat you can eat on the breath test prep diet, following your practitioners adviceWhat can happen to your results if you don’t follow the prep diet prior to testingHow to perform the SIBO breath test effectivelyUnderstanding what is being measured with the breath testWhat to do if you cheat with your prep diet before testingWhy scheduling time for your prep diet and testing is importantThe lead up to testing, what you need to avoidWhat the difference is between the lactulose and glucose breath testsHow your SIBO breath test results are interpreted by a practitionerWhat is considered a positive SIBO breath test, looking at the Rome Consensus and North American ConsensusHydrogen Sulphide testing research and developmentHow accurate a SIBO breath test isRemembering to look at the complete picture with your own healthGrab your 20% off your SIBO Breath test from Quintron using the code - HEALTHYGUT
For the show notes or to sign up as a member of The Healthy Gut Podcast so you can get a full transcription from today's episode, head to: https://www.thehealthygut.com/podcast/breath-test
Lessons learned from having chronic SIBO with Rebecca Coomes | Ep. 81The Healthy Gut add
Rebecca Coomes was diagnosed with SIBO in early 2015. On today's podcast she reflects on the insights she has gained from having a chronic condition and the lessons she has learned about herself, her health, her body and SIBO. On the episode she discusses:
Why SIBO can be a wake up call we need to listen to100% resolution might not be possible but 75% or 80% improvement can be and that is okIf we have been sick a long time, we can’t expect complete resolution within daysWhy we should focus on how we are feeling rather than what test results sayTesting is helpful for diagnosis and understanding what it going on but we need to treat the whole body and the person, not just the test resultsWhy tracking how we're feeling is so helpful in recognising how we're changingDiet is helpful in controlling symptoms but isn't the only element in treating SIBOWhy working with a skilled dietician or nutritionist is such a good investment in developing a nutritional protocol that's right for usThe importance of recognising disordered eating early and investing in a skilled psychologist who can help us navigate through the challenges of SIBOWhy there are 4 stages to treating SIBO, yet so many people only do the first 2The importance of building a dream team of Practitioners around youNot letting your location stop you from getting great careUnderstanding that we know our bodies the best. Trust your symptoms and instinctsChanging your internal dialogue and limiting self beliefsWriting down your goals and working towards themPrioritising your spending so you spend money on health and fulfilment rather than distractionsLooking to see what positives and lessons you can take from this experience
For the show notes or to sign up as a member of The Healthy Gut Podcast so you can get a full transcription from today's episode, head to: https://www.thehealthygut.com/podcast/lessons-learned-chronic-sibo
Discussing SIBO Patient Lifestyle Challenges | Ep.80The Healthy Gut add
This week Rebecca is joined by one of The Healthy Gut Podcast listeners, Kristy Campbell. Kristy called into the Podcast with questions for Rebecca about managing SIBO lifestyle challenges and now joins her to discuss these. They talk about how to effectively communicate with others about SIBO, finding balance in your everyday life while dealing with a chronic condition and how to cope with the physical and mental ups and downs that SIBO can cause.
If you’ve got a question for Rebecca why not head to The Healthy Gut Podcast page on the website and leave her a message? You could find yourself as one of the next guests, chatting to Rebecca about your question.
Why effective communication with those around us on how we are feeling is so importantTalking to people who aren’t familiar with SIBOCreating a positive mindset around personal wellbeing in spite of your SIBO numbersWhy adopting some supportive practices can help you feel more in tune with your own bodyHow important your Dream Team are in setting you up for a successful SIBO journeyInvesting in your healthManaging day to day life while dealing with a chronic conditionFinding a balance between living your SIBO lifestyle and social situationsStrategies for eating out or at friends and families homesManaging stress around food, from a weight loss and gain perspectiveNavigating conversations with children around food choices when you are treating SIBOReintroducing foods in a mindful way allowing your body time to cope with new ingredients
Emotional Health and SIBO with Leslie Meyers | Ep.79The Healthy Gut add
Understanding how your emotional health and wellbeing influences and affects your gut health can be a light bulb moment on your SIBO journey. This week Rebecca is joined by Dr Leslie Meyers, a Naturopathic Doctor with a particular interest in gastrointestinal issues. Rebecca and Dr Meyers discuss the gut-brain axis, the effect of anxiety and a heightened nervous system on your digestion and why self awareness is a big part of the gut health puzzle.
Why understanding the relationship between your gut and your brain is so importantHow the gut-brain axis worksHow anxiety and stress stimulates our sympathetic nervous systemWhy the parasympathetic nervous system works best when we are at restMaking positive changes to eating habits to encourage good digestionHow probiotics can help to increase the conversion of tryptophan to serotonin in the gutUsing probiotics and why identifying the ones that will work for you is importantThe difference between probiotics and prebioticsWhy nourishing ourselves is a big part of self love and self worthFinding supportive practices to help you reduce stressIdentifying where to start with addressing your own emotional healthMoving forward with confidence once you’ve begun to address your emotional health
Get the show notes here or subscribe as a member of The Healthy Gut podcast to get a free transcription of the show: https://www.thehealthygut.com/podcast/emotional-health
Getting Ready For The Holidays with Rebecca Coomes | Ep.78The Healthy Gut add
This week Rebecca is sharing her, ‘Getting Ready For The Holidays’, webinar from the SIBO Coaching Program. Dealing with Thanksgiving, Christmas and other big social celebrations can be tricky when you are living with SIBO. However, some simple strategies can help you to have a successful festive season. Knowing what you want from your festive season and planning to achieve it is a great place to start. Rebecca shares tools to help you identify what’s most important to you at this time of the year and how to make it happen.
Why preparation is key during the holiday seasonMindset and managing busy, stressful social occasions Meal planning to eat well without stressManaging flares and reactionsDealing with managing challenging food situationsThe importance of social connections for our mental wellbeingWhy it’s important to stay active throughout the holidayStress and how to deal with it during the busy periodIdentifying what you want your festive season to look likeConsidering your food options in advance, especially when travellingWhy you should schedule in some time for yourself during this timeWhy communication is so important for a successful festive seasonAvoiding sabotage from outside influencesUnderstanding your own triggers and influences Serving, or contributing SIBO friendly food to celebrations
Get the show notes here or subscribe as a member of The Healthy Gut podcast to get a free transcription of the show: https://www.thehealthygut.com/podcast/holidays
Low carb high fat diets with Kirsten Swales | Ep. 77The Healthy Gut add
Have you heard people talking about the benefits of a high fat diet and wondered what it’s all about? This week Rebecca is joined by Kirsten Swales to talk about Low Carb, High Fat diets (LCHF). Kirsten is a naturopath, nutritionist and medical herbalist and she’s been on her own SIBO journey, so understands the importance of finding a diet that works for you. Kirsten and Rebecca discuss how LCHF diets can help to increase satiety and reduce inflammation, they also look at how best to build a robust microbiome on this type of diet.
In today's episode we discuss:What LCHF stands forThe difference between a LCHF diet and the Ketogenic dietWhat type of fats are best to consume on this dietWhich fats to avoidSome pros and cons of an LCHF dietWho benefits from a high fat diet and whyWho should avoid a high fat dietWhat eating the LCHF way looks likeHow you can offset some of the potential negative effects of a high fat dietIncorporating healthy fats in a good wayHow you feel if you're not processing fats wellHow to find out the effects of your diet on your Microbiome
Get the show notes here or subscribe as a member of The Healthy Gut podcast to get a free transcription of the show: https://www.thehealthygut.com/podcast/lchf/
The GAPS Protocol with Amy Mihaly | Ep. 76The Healthy Gut add
If you’ve ever looked into changing your eating habits in order to address your gut health then you’ve probably heard of the GAPS Protocol. GAPS is an acronym that stands for, Gut And Psychology/Physiology Syndrome and it has been proven to be effective in helping people heal and reverse food allergies and intolerances. This week Rebecca is joined by Nurse and Certified GAPS Practitioner Amy Mihaly, they discuss Amy’s own personal experience of return to health from using the GAPS protocol. They also talk about the core principles of GAPS, the difference between GAPS and other SIBO diets and what the transition to the broader GAPS diet looks like.
✓ The core principles of the GAPS Protocol
✓ What are the difference between the GAPS Protocol and other SIBO diets?
✓The different stages/phases of the GAPS Protocol
✓ Why might someone choose the GAPS Protocol to treat their SIBO?
✓ Why listening to your body and understanding its reactions to certain foods is so important
✓ The use of probiotics and fermented food in the GAPS Protocol
✓ How does the GAPS Protocol work to treat SIBO?
✓ How to introduce higher FODMAP foods in a SIBO diet
✓ Can you stick to low FODMAP options throughout the phases of the GAPS Protocol?
✓ What other conditions is GAPS thought to improve?
✓ How long it takes on average to work your way through the six phases and into the full GAPS Diet?
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/gaps
Testing your Microbiome with Dr Jason Hawrelak | Ep. 75The Healthy Gut add
Having a diverse microbiome is key to optimal health. Dr Jason Hawrelak joins Rebecca this week to discuss her recent uBiome Explorer test results and what they mean. They also talk about why having a diverse microbiome is important, how you can discover what your own microbiome diversity looks like and some simple strategies to improve it.
✓ Why we should consider our microbiome diversity when treating chronic illnesses like SIBO and IBS
✓ How to test for microbiome diversity
✓ The ease and simplicity of carrying out the uBiome test
✓ What the uBiome test is actually looking for
✓ How and when we should use prebiotics and probiotics
✓ How the building blocks of a healthy microbiome are built early in life
✓ An overview of some of the key bacteria groups and what role they are known to play
✓ Why you should aim for at least 40 plant based foods per week
✓ How to start diversifying plant based foods in your diet
✓ What to do if you react to new foods and why you should be looking for underlying causes
✓ Why you should look to personalise your treatment protocols
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/diversity
The Elemental Diet with Rebecca Coomes | Ep. 74The Healthy Gut add
If you’re looking for relief from SIBO have you considered doing the Elemental Diet? Rebecca’s SIBO has returned and she’s determined to find a quick and effective solution that will hopefully bring lasting relief from her symptoms. Join Rebecca this week as she talks about what the Elemental Diet entails, how it works and how, as a foodie, she’s managing the mindset of a liquid diet. If you’ve ever considered following the Elemental Diet this is a must listen! Follow Rebecca’s journey day by day on YouTube.
✓ What is the Elemental Diet?
✓ When would you use an Elemental Diet?
✓ Why you might decide to follow an Elemental Diet
✓ What’s not in an Elemental Diet
✓ How to use the Elemental Diet
✓ The different ways to use the Elemental Diet
✓ Why preparation is so important prior to commencing the Elemental Diet
✓ Why you still need to address any other underlying conditions related to your SIBO
✓ Coping strategies and mindset during the Elemental Diet
✓ Reintroduction of food after the Elemental Diet
✓ Contraindications and concerns with the Elemental Diet
✓ The surprising benefits of the Elemental Diet
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/elemental -diet/
Recovering from SIBO with Sharon Treadgold | Ep. 73The Healthy Gut add
This week Rebecca is delighted to be joined by Sharon Treadgold from the SIBO Coaching Program. Sharon has been on her own SIBO journey for some time, but her most recent breath test has revealed that she is now SIBO free! Sharon and Rebecca discuss the fantastic dream team that have kept her going during her SIBO treatment, how she’s managed the psychological aspect of having a chronic illness and why SIBO has not stopped her living a full life.
✓ How Sharon came to peace accepting that she may never get a negative SIBO breath test
✓ Who Sharon had on her dream team and why
✓ How Sharon’s dream team has enabled her to remain positive throughout her long journey with SIBO
✓ How Sharon psychologically handled receiving higher SIBO breath test results despite feeling much better
✓ Sharon’s own treatment protocol
✓ How Sharon’s symptoms changed over time
✓ What resources have been particularly useful for Sharon
✓ How long Sharon’s journey has been, and the ups and downs that she’s dealt with on the way
✓ How Sharon managed her recent trip to Australia, whilst treating her SIBO
✓ Why Sharon joined the SIBO Coaching Program and how it’s become part of her SIBO family, given her connection with other SIBOers and been part of her health care team
✓ Sharon’s top tips on how to survive SIBO for the long haul
✓ What’s next for Sharon
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/recovering-from-sibo/
SIBO and Structural Integration with Dr Jason Wysocki | Ep. 72The Healthy Gut add
If you’re struggling to treat your SIBO, it’s possible that structural integration treatment may be the missing piece that you have been looking for. This week Rebecca is joined by Dr Jason Wysocki to discuss structural integration, what it is and how it works. Dr Wysocki explains how the hands on approach of structural integration can help to improve digestive processes, alleviate discomfort and increase mobility.
✓ What structural integration is and how it works
✓ Why considering structural integration treatment does not need to wait until your SIBO has become chronic
✓ Looking at what is going on internally and why it’s an important piece of the SIBO jigsaw puzzle for some patients
✓ When structural integration is a good treatment option
✓ Why feeling better is the #1 goal and the breath test isn’t always the be all and end all to understanding your SIBO
✓ How Dr Wysocki uses 10 sessions of structural integration to facilitate patients own movement
✓ Why creating balance in the body is key to physical recovery
✓ How it’s possible for the body to remember an emotional incident and create physical stress
✓ Why finding a practitioner that you feel very comfortable with is particularly important with this treatment option
✓ How the mind, body, spirit connection is an important part of treatment for some patients
✓ The new winds of change in medicine, holistic and whole body thinking
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/structural-integration
Eating Disorders and SIBO with Diane Ryan | Ep. 71The Healthy Gut add
Eating disorders are a common issue amongst the SIBO community and tackling them is a vital part of recovering from this condition. This week Rebecca is joined by Diane Ryan who specialises in helping people to tackle eating disorders and to identify the emotional triggers that have created them. Diane and Rebecca discuss the various types of eating disorders that exist, how they present, how to treat them and ultimately how to move on once you’ve recovered.
✓ The correlation between SIBO and eating disorders
✓ Why disordered eating is particularly prevalent amongst those with gut health issues
✓ The various types of eating disorders that exist such as Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Bulimia and Orthorexia
✓ How to identify whether your eating has become disordered
✓ The emotional responses that often lead to eating disorders, such as a fear of certain foods
✓ The other symptoms that go in conjunction with disordered eating, such as behavioural and mental health issues
✓ Why you need to be open to, and relax about, eating food that is not on your restrictive diet from time to time
✓ Reintroduction of foods and how to approach this if you have experienced disordered eating in the past
✓ The psychological and physical effects of reintroducing foods
✓ Why seeking help from an expert who is knowledgeable about eating disorders is important
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/eating-disorders
How to travel with SIBO with Rebecca Coomes | Ep. 70The Healthy Gut add
Feeling daunted by travelling with SIBO? Unsure of how you’ll manage to follow your SIBO protocol while away? Rebecca is a very keen traveller and has travelled all over the world whilst treating her own SIBO. This week she shares her top tips and hints for travelling successfully with SIBO.
✓ Why preparation is key to a successful journey
✓ Snacks and small meals that are easy to eat while travelling
✓ Why hydration is so important when flying
✓ How to avoid inflight germs
✓ Setting up for success on arrival at your destination
✓ Why you should build regular movement and exercise into your vacation
✓ Recovering from time zone alterations
✓ Dealing with the change in temperature, food and routine
✓ Managing a flare while travelling
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/travel/
Traumatic brain injury and SIBO with Kayle Sandberg-Lewis | Ep. 69The Healthy Gut add
If you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) you may have noticed that your gut behaviour has changed. This week Rebecca is joined by Kayle Sandberg-Lewis who specialises in TBI’s and their treatment. Kayle and Rebecca discuss how to identify a TBI, what happens to your brain when you experience a TBI, how this can affect your overall health and specifically the gut/brain connection. On today's podcast they discuss:
✓ TBI’s vs non TBIs
✓ Why questioning is so important to determine if a TMI has occurred
✓ What to do if you have a TBI
✓ The differences between the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system, and how to identify which is dominant
✓ The changes that can occur in the gut following a TBI
✓ Why practicing mindful eating after a TBI is important
✓ Why TBIs should be treated as a disease process instead of a static event
✓ How closely the brain and the gut are interlinked
✓ What treatments can help to resolve TBIs
✓ The statistical likelihood of having another TBI
To access the show notes or to sign up to The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription of all shows from Season 2, head to thehealthygut.com/podcast/tbi
SIBO and SIFO with Dr Satish Rao | Ep. 68The Healthy Gut add
If you’re suffering with constant bloating, even after completing your SIBO treatment, have you considered whether SIFO could be the culprit? This week Rebecca is joined by Dr Satish Rao, a clinician, researcher and educator, to discuss what SIFO is, and the overlap between SIFO and SIBO. Dr Rao talks to Rebecca about how SIFO is identified in the first instance and what the treatment pathway looks like.
✓ What is SIFO
✓ What the difference is between SIFO and SIBO
✓ The incidence of patients with just SIFO, or SIFO and SIBO together
✓ The 5 key symptoms of SIFO
✓ How to accurately diagnose and identify SIFO
✓ Why a physician approach is important in diagnosis
✓ The medical treatment pathway for SIFO
✓ How and why there might be bacteria and fungus in the small bowel
✓ Why treating SIBO first is important, before tackling SIFO
Get the show notes or sign up as a member of The Healthy Gut Podcast to get full transcriptions from Season 2 here: https://thehealthygut.co/sibo-and-sifo
Rheumatoid Arthritis with Clint Paddison | Ep. 67The Healthy Gut add
11 years ago a diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis took Clint Paddison on a journey to learn as much as he could about the condition. Like Rebecca’s own SIBO journey, Clint is on a mission to inform and educate others about Rheumatoid Arthritis. He and Rebecca discuss the link between poor gut health and the occurrence of autoimmune conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis. They also talk about the nutritional principles that guide his program and the importance of mindset when treating a painful and sometimes debilitating condition.
✓ The early symptoms and warning signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
✓ How Rheumatoid Arthritis is diagnosed
✓ The connection between the gut and autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid Arthritis
✓ The danger of damage to your gut health through even short term, heavy, usage of painkillers
✓ Clint’s BLAAME acronym and what it means
✓ The link between a high protein diet and inflammation
✓ The nutritional principles that have guided Clint’s treatment program
✓ How strategies around stress management and mindset are important when treating Rheumatoid Arthritis
✓ Healing milestones and why they're important for people to understand
✓ Managing setbacks
Get the show notes or sign up as a member of The Healthy Gut Podcast to get full transcriptions from Season 2 here: https://thehealthygut.co/ra
SIBO Nutrition with Rebecca Coomes | Ep. 66The Healthy Gut add
Do you feel overwhelmed when it comes to deciding if you should follow a SIBO diet, or which one you should follow? On today's episode, Rebecca shares the guiding principles around SIBO diets, how to choose one, what pitfalls to look for and why a SIBO diet should only ever be a short-term thing.
✓ Why nutrition is important for health
✓ Why we might consider following a SIBO diet
✓ Common SIBO diet myths
✓ How SIBO diets work to reduce symptoms
✓ What diets have been specifically developed for SIBO patients
✓ What other diet protocols can be used by some SIBO patients successfully
✓ Why every diet needs to be personalised and tailored to your unique requirements
✓ The pros and cons of the SIBO diets
✓ Tips to manage undesired weight loss and weight gain
✓ Why we should look beyond our SIBO diagnosis if symptoms persist
✓ Why we should aim to eat 40+ different plant-based foods per week, or 200 per year and how we can track what we're eating
✓ Why we should eat a rainbow of colours along with different protein and fat sources
✓ How cooking different cuisine styles can keep us interested in our food when following a SIBO diet
✓ How to approach food reintroduction and some tactics to manage anxiety and fear around food
✓ How to manage a flair or when you're first starting out on a SIBO diet
✓ Rebecca's easy time-saving tips for staying on top of cooking for your SIBO diet
Get the show notes or sign up as a member of The Healthy Gut Podcast to get full transcriptions from Season 2 here: https://thehealthygut.co/sibo-nutrition/
Life beyond SIBO with Chris Gebhardt | Ep. 65The Healthy Gut add
Chris Gebhardt is one of Rebecca’s own naturopaths, he joins her this week to discuss the important topic of life after SIBO. During SIBO treatment many people refer to things, going back to normal, once their treatment is completed. Chris and Rebecca discuss what a new normal looks like and how to create robust gut health after SIBO has been cleared. They also look at why clearing SIBO before addressing other gut health issues is key.
In Episode 65 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
Why clearing SIBO before addressing other gut health issues is keyRelapse rates in SIBO and why they are on average ⅔What the symptoms of hypochlorhydria are and how it can be diagnosedWhy proton pump inhibitors should only be used short term and the link to SIBOIdentifying adhesions and what treatments are availableWhy following a Low FODMAP diet for a long period of time is bad for your gut ecologyThe differences between the Bi-Phasic Diet and The Fast Tract DietFood reintroduction, and why it should be done very slowlyWhy it’s important to have a diverse diet once you complete SIBO treatment, with plenty of plant based foodsThe importance of building a robust microbiome when treating SIBOWhy being your own gut health detective is important when identifying the reason you have SIBO
To access the show notes or to sign up to become a member of The Healthy Gut Podcast to receive the full transcription, head to: https://thehealthygut.co/life-beyond-sibo
Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO with Dr Mark Pimentel | Ep. 64The Healthy Gut add
Mark Pimentel, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine and Associate Professor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Rebecca joined him live at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles to speak to him about his research into Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO.
The difference between IBS & SIBO, and what comes first? IBS or SIBO?What is Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO and how is it different from Hydrogen and Methane SIBO?How do you test for Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO? When will it be available and where?Why a traditional SIBO breath test would show a flatline result if a patient has Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO?Why Hydrogen can look falsely negative when Hydrogen Sulphide or Methane is present?Why Hydrogen takes 60 minutes to be produced and longer for MethaneWhy Hydrogen is not a reliable gas on SIBO breath testsShould patients be asking for Hydrogen and Methane breath tests?Why some people have a high baseline reading – how does this happen?What the methanogens are (ie. M. Smithi)? And what produces Hydrogen and Hydrogen Sulphide?Why and how methane slows intestinal transit time?If methane SIBO is more likely to cause weight gain, does that mean Hydrogen SIBO is more likely to cause weight loss? What does it mean for Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO regarding weight?How do you clinically handle the SIBO patient who has lost significant amounts of weight and can’t regain it? What’s your advice for SIBO patients who are gaining unwanted weight?Can you have 1, 2 or 3 of the gases present at the same time? If so, what’s the correlation between the gasses?What are the symptoms of Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO in comparison to the other types of SIBO? And how do the symptoms change depending on the presence of the other gases?What are the treatments for Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO? Are there any treatments/supplements Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO patients should avoid?Does the diet need to be modified any differently for Hydrogen Sulphide SIBO than the commonly used SIBO diets?Should we be staying on a low FODMAP/SIBO diet long term? What are the risks if we do? What do you see clinically works for your patients who don’t respond to traditional SIBO treatments (potentially multiple rounds of all currently available treatment options)?How important is it for us to identify the underlying cause(s) of SIBO? What should a patient do if they can’t identify an underlying cause?How can we test our MMC and transit time? How important is it to know this?
Watch the video recording of the interview here: https://zoom.us/recording/play/mIOWPAiaRiQjVshBf-vs-4EPo7blkFwSIaw8v9HjBEyuvuuaPszjq8b1NzXMEJ6l