Written by Kayla Robinson, BKin, RHN
If you suffer from chronic gastrointestinal issues such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and bloating, you may have a bacterial imbalance in your gut. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, commonly referred to by its acronym SIBO, and occasionally also called small bowel bacterial overgrowth, has gained attention in recent years as a potential cause of many gastrointestinal complaints. Although poorly understood, emerging research has provided some insight into the best treatment approaches for SIBO. (4)
Continue reading to learn the signs, symptoms, and common causes of SIBO, as well as how to address this condition.