SIBO


Elemental Diet

If you have ventured into the world of SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) treatment, you may have come across the elemental diet.  The elemental diet is usually the last stab at treatment when pharmaceutical and herbal treatment plans have not reduced gas levels sufficiently to bring about a reduction in symptoms and healing.  Basically, the elemental diet is not a…


Looking Back at 2016

Throughout 2016, I wrote about themes like SIBO, habits, recipes and health-related book reviews. But as always certain posts resonate with my readers. So what rose to the top for 2016? Lots of recipes! So I guess I know what I should be bringing to you for 2017.  Regardless, here are 2016’s favs … …drum roll, please… Tweetable:  “Good health and good…


Wellness Journey Part 4

I know, where have I been. Right? Did I forget about my tribe of readers? No. I’ve been completing two courses.  For my cognitive support certificate, I needed to research and write a 10-page paper.  It’s now completed and submitted.  Yay!  As well, I completed a basic homeopathic course. These courses took more energy and time than I anticipated.  I…


SIBO, Motility & Prokinetics

I’m gearing up to move into the “repair” and “maintain” phase of SIBO destruction. Once you’ve killed most of the bad gut critters, you need to get to the root of the problem. In other words, poor gut motility. According to Angela Pifer, the SIBO Guru, SIBO is usually a secondary symptom to another problem, the root cause. Allison Siebecker…


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…