Gout Diet: Top Foods to Avoid

September 3, 2018 DrWales

Gout is a painful chronic disease that has long been linked to our diet, particularly our consumption of seafood and meat as well as alcohol. Common medical management approaches for gout will always involve certain dietary restrictions, some of which […]

Treatment of SIBO and IBS with Rifaximin

September 2, 2018 DrGoel

What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders and is characterized by chronic abdominal pain and discomfort, bloating and alterations in bowel habits[1]. A meta-analysis including 260,960 subjects showed that the prevalence […]

5+ Best Home Remedies for Safe Ear Wax Removal

September 1, 2018 Editorial Staff

Medically known as cerumen, earwax is a sticky substance produced by the glands in our ear canal. Although mostly made up of dead skin cells, earwax also consists of soluble water secretions such as alcohols, cholesterol, squalene, fatty acids, antibacterial […]

Probiotics: Side Effects and Safety

September 28, 2015 DrGoel

What are Probiotics? The word probiotic which means ‘ for life’ was coined in 1965 by Lilly and Stillwell [1] and is defined as live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host. Probiotics […]

SIBO and Liver Diseases

September 28, 2015 DrGoel

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by the presence of >10 5 colony forming units (CFU)/ml in the jejunal aspirate.  SIBO occurs as a result of disruption of the gut microbial community in response to various environmental and genetic […]

SIBO and Probiotics: Any Good?

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

The Gut Microbiome Human gut is home to ~100 trillion microbes (collectively referred to as gut microbiome) which play a major role in controlling many aspects of host physiology and pathophysiology. Gut microbiome makes up about 2 kg of total […]

Dietary Fiber: Is it Good for SIBO

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

Any food or nutrients that cannot be processed by the digestive organs of the human body are called dietary fiber or roughage. Fiber absorbs excess water from ingested food and helps the movement of food along the digestive tract, thus […]

Home Remedies to Get Rid of SIBO

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by diminished levels of ‘good’ bacteria’ and excessive growth of ‘bad’ bacteria in the gut (dysbiosis) that leads to impaired digestive health. SIBO is linked with several gut-related and systemic conditions including irritable […]

SIBO and Stress: Is it Beneficial or Harmful?

September 28, 2015 DrGoel

In the modern lifestyle, stress is being an omnipresent part of our life. Literally, stress denotes emotional or mental stress and physiological or physical stress. In a stressful event, our body likely responds with sympathetic nervous system, release of various […]

Sibo Recipes

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

A dietary approach towards treating SIBO Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is a condition caused by misplaced gut bacteria. Treating SIBO can be really tricky. To treat this condition, doctors have prescribed antibiotics like metronidazole or levofloxacin in the […]

SIBO and GERD: The Relationship Revealed

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

What is GERD? Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder where there is a reflux of stomach contents into the esophagus. GERD affects 18.1%–27.8% in North America, 8.8%–25.9% in Europe, 2.5%–7.8% in East […]

SIBO and Hormonal Imbalance

September 28, 2015 Editorial Staff

There are many factors that are said to cause SIBO. Malfunctioning of the MMC waves, reduced secretion of gastric acid, viral infections or even some medications have also been shown to cause bacterial overgrowth in small intestines. But do hormonal […]

Sibo and Hemorrhoids: The Connection

September 27, 2015 Editorial Staff

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO is misunderstood. As the name suggests, people suffer from this disease when there is too much bacterial fauna in the small intestine. Is SIBO caused by good bacteria or bad bacteria? There is a […]

Top 10+ Remedies to Get Rid of Hangover

September 21, 2015 Editorial Staff

Going on a drinking binge has serious consequences. The day after overindulging in alcohol usually begins with lots of regret and a serious hangover. Along with the fact that sleep can be disrupted by overconsuming alcohol, it also leads to […]

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