THP 015: SIBO testing And treatment in australia with nirala jacobi
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Nirala Jacobi is a US-trained and certified Naturopathic Doctor practising in Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia.
Nirala specialises in the treatment of digestive disorders, in particular, SIBO and IBS. She is the chief medical officer for the SIBO testing facility in Australia, www.sibotest.com.
Nirala is arguably the leading expert on the topic of SIBO in Australia and in this episode we talk about the testing, interpretation of test results, and the treatment of SIBO.
- TOPICS Discussed
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4:03 – How Nirala first became interested in SIBO
10:19 – Diagnosing methane dominant SIBO and the challenges this presents
18:08 – SIFO (small intestinal fungal overgrowth) a very common concomitant condition with SIBO
19:36 – Should you retest for SIBO after SIBO treatment
22:04 – Some of the things that patients will tell you that are a red flag for a possible SIBO diagnosis
24:26 – If SIBO symptoms are clear should one bother testing for SIBO or just do a SIBO treatment protocol?
25:44 – Nirala Jacobi’s Biphasic Diet for SIBO
29:04 – SIBO treatment success rates and SIBO relapse after treatment
32:31 – Underlying factors that can cause SIBO
34:24 – Alyssa Tait, a practitioner that works with SIBO with underlying complications of adhesions
37:07 – Martin Blazer missing microbes
37:58 – Silent SIBO or SIBO that does present with the classic digestive symptoms of SIBO
39:03 – Dr Lyn Patrick
44:22 – The SIBO Summit hosted my Nirala in October, 2016
46:20 – Nirala Jacobi’s podcast on the topic of SIBO launching at the end of October, sign up for notifications here…
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