Probiotics can effectively treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) unless you also suffer from small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). If you have SIBO, probiotics may worsen your digestive discomfort. If you test negative for SIBO, probiotics are an excellent treatment option for IBS. Probiotics (or “good bacteria”) repopulate the colonies of beneficial bacteria…
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Dr. David Ward is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with over 30 years of experience and extensive post-doctorate training in Functional Medicine, including training through The Institute for Functional Medicine and Apollo Health of the Bredesen ReCODE Protocol.
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Jennifer Hooker is a board-certified physician assistant (PA) with 15 years of experience, and ~200 hours (and counting) of continuing medical education from the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM). Jennifer holds advanced training in gut dysfunction, hormones, energy production, detoxification, metabolic disease, and immune function.
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Amy holds her doctorate in chiropractic and has extensive post-doctorate training in thyroid health, women’s health and autoimmunity. She is a certified functional nutrition gut health practitioner, a board certified diplomate in maternal health and pediatrics, and a member of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).
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Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a complex disorder of the digestive system that may have many different root causes, making it difficult to diagnose and treat. The primary diagnostic test for SIBO is a non-invasive hydrogen breath test. SIBO affects millions of people, many of whom are unaware of the disorder. Living with SIBO…