You have inflated stomach and gasses?! You have too much of these bacteria for sure!
It may sound incredible, but according to the latest statistics and researches 5-15% of the world’s population which is considered as healthy is infected with the SIBO bacteria.
What is SIBO?
SIBO describes the bacteria growth in the digestive small intestine. The concentration of the bacteria is low when the digestive tract works normally. In case you have pain, constipation, gasses or flatulence, the biggest cause is growth of these bacteria in the intestines.
The food goes through the digestive tract- After chewing together with the saliva, the food goes through the stomach into the duodenum, then small intestine and colon. The food dissolves into small restless molecules in the small intestine. These nutrients are being absorbed into the blood through uvulas.
From there, the rest of the digested food goes to the colon, where the bacteria is exposed, and it’s being throw out from the body through anus. The people infected with the SIBO bacteria have increased amount of the bacteria in the small intestine. These bacteria should grow into the colon.
The big concentration of the bacteria is fed by the food in the small intestine, before it melts completely into the nutrients that are being absorbed. These bacteria could cause pain, diarrhea, flatulence, constipation and gasses.
SIBO could lead to inflammations that could leave negative effect on the mucosa into the small intestine. It leads to low absorption of crucial nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals.
The reasons for appearance of SIBO?
- Contraceptive pills
- Exaggerated consumption of alcohol
- Weak stomach acid
How to detect SIBO and how to diagnose?
You can make some tests that could be found in the pharmacies. You can make breath test on which could be estimated the presence and amount of methane and hydrogen that produces the bacteria.
Can SIBO be removed?
You can use different remedies that could be helpful. Allicin could be perfect for resolving this problem. You can consume it through garlic, olive leaf, oregano and other herbs that have antimicrobial effects. Also, you can weaken the defense mechanism of the bacteria with some enzymes.
Change your nutrition!
This is the ideal start of change. In order to make sure that SIBO is completely removed, you should do another test.