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Symptoms Of SIBO

Often the development of SIBO is partnered with fungal Candida overgrowth, IBS, and leaky gut. All these conditions contribute and exasperate one another and their symptoms over lap so it can be difficult to distinguish. 

Since your gut is the epicentre of your well-being, if there is an issue in your digestive tract, the symptoms can appear anywhere in the body, from skin issues, mood disorders, and even autoimmune conditions. Dr. Allison Seibecker, leading specialist in SIBO, describes the typical symptoms of SIBO as:
IBS Symptoms
  • Abdominal bloating (gas)
       –belching, flatulence 
  • Abdominal pain, cramps
  • Constipation, Diarrhea, both
Other symptoms
  • Heartburn (Reflux or GERD)
  • Nausea
Leaky Gut Symptoms 
  • Food Sensitivities
  • Headaches
  • Joint Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Skin symptoms (such as eczema or rashes)
  • Respiratory symptoms (such as asthma)
  • Mood symptoms (such as depression)
  • Brain symptoms (such as Autism)
Malabsorption Symptoms
  • Steatorrhea (fatty stools)
  • Anemia (Iron or B12)
  • Weight Loss

    Associated Conditions
  • Acne Roseacea
  • Anemia
  • Atrophic Gastritis
  • Autism
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroparesis
  • GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) 
  • Hepatic Steatosis
  • H pylori Infection
  • Hyprochlorhydria (low stomach acid)
  • Hypothyroid/ Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
        -Ulcerative Colitis
  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leaky Gut
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Lyme
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatitis
  • Parasites
  • Parkinson's 
  • Prostatitis (chronic)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
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