SIBO was first outlined by Dr. Mark Pimentel, Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
SIBO is an overgrowth of either pathogenic or beneficial bacteria in the small intestine. While the Large Intestine contains billions of bacteria that assist the body to eliminate waste the Small Intestine is only supposed to have a small amount of bacteria as an overgrowth can effect the absorption of food and also lead to inflammation, bloating, pain, gas, cramping, diahorrea or constipation.
Other common Symptoms of SIBO include
SIBO may develop in people after they have been affected by Gastroenteritis or Food poisoning.
Other factors include:
Here is a link to SIBO diet guidelines PDF supplied by SIBO test for more information and recipe ideas – https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/sibotest.assets/rich/rich_files/rich_files/188/original/bi-phasicdietprotocol-300318.pdf?1524850311