gut health


Go Away SIBO

Some of the most popular blog posts on this website pertain to SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). Interestingly, these posts were talking about my experience with SIBO and how I’ve worked to overcome the symptoms with diet, pharmaceuticals and herbals. Well, I can honestly say that I’m not sure if SIBO ever really goes away. I was diagnosed in 2016.…


Wellness Journey – Part 3

Discouraged?  Yep! I’m sure I’m not alone when comes to being disappointed with your body’s response or lack of response to a wellness protocol. I’ve been working with a naturopath to “kill” my SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) with herbal antibiotics for the last 3 months.  Although I am still having bloating, burping and distention, we decided to retest with…


Time to Get Rid of SIBO

SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, is a pesky problem, but it is treatable. You have options when it comes to treating SIBO — pharmaceutical antibiotics or herbal antibiotics. Research supports that herbal antibiotics are as effective as conventional, and they don’t require a prescription or a long wait to get an initial appointment with a gastroenterologist. [1] After my breath…


Too Much Is Not Good

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, or more commonly referred to as SIBO, is much more common than many healthcare providers are acknowledging.  According to Dr Axe, ” It’s more prevalent than previously believed, and it occurs in many people suffering from IBS and certain other underlying conditions.” [1] [2]  In fact, for me, I came to question “if” SIBO might be…