Sick and tired of SIBO? Find out what to do next at the SIBO SOS™ Virtual Summit Part Two – 2017

The FREE, inspiring and highly informative SIBO SOS Virtual Summit 2017 is getting under-way very soon – October 21 – 29, 2017 to be exact.

The SIBO SOS™ Summit Part I brought together over 20 SIBO speakers and had over 100,000 views.

SIBO Summit brings together even more fantastic video presentations from a wide range of SIBO treating health professionals, researchers and patients.

Watch the 1-minute teaser clip with SIBOTest Director Dr Nirala Jacobi ND discussing the SIBO Bi-Phasic diet.


Nirala Jacobi 1 Minute from Shivan Sarna on Vimeo.

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Breathing and GI Health with Mim Beim

In this episode of The SIBO Doctor podcast, Dr Nirala Jacobi is in conversation with Mim Beim about the effect of the breath on the digestive tract. Mim has 30 years of naturopathic experience, she has authored books, and is a respected naturopathic voice in the media. Mim has also held lecturing positions at the Australian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT) and has two practices.

Topics discussed include:

  • Mim’s story and how she came to Buteyko breathing.
  • Physiological effects of Buteyko breathing.
  • What actually happens with Buteyko breathing?
  • Overbreathing – chronic hyperventilation (breathing more than we metabolically need) and the effect of losing too much carbon dioxide.
  • What are the effects of increasing carbon dioxide in the body in minuscule amounts?
  • Digestive conditions and the breath.
  • What improvements and symptomatic relief has Mim seen with Buteyko breathing with SIBO and digestive conditions?
    • Nitric oxide improving the functioning of sphincters and how this affects the digestive tract.
  • An example of a Buteyko breathing exercise – a live exercise

Tune in to this fascinating talk over at The SIBO Doctor podcast page

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The number one question I get asked is…

…about SIBO Breath Test Interpretation!

Free 1-hour in-depth session
12 October 2017 7 pm (Sydney, Melbourne)

What you will learn in this free session:

  • Confidently interpret the nuances of hydrogen positive SIBO
  • Understand Methane positive SIBO vs IBS-C methane positive
  • When to consider hydrogen sulfide on a breath test result
  • When to retest your patient
  • What do rising hydrogen and falling methane mean on a retest
  • Followed by Live Q+A with SIBO expert, Dr Nirala Jacobi ND!

Can’t make the live event?

A catch-up video will be sent to everyone who registers!

Plus, you’ll also earn valuable rewards points that may be redeemed on the SIBO Education website as a discount on your purchase of any SIBO on demand learning course.

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The SIBO Doctor – Dr Lenny Weinstock – SIBO, Restless Leg Syndrome and More

In this episode, Dr Nirala Jacobi is in conversation with world class gastroenterologist Dr Lenny Weinstock about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and its connection to different conditions in the body.

Dr Weinstock is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, is the president of Specialists in Gastroenterology and the Advanced Endoscopy Centre, he teaches at Barnes Jewish Hospital and is an associate professor of clinical medicine and surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr Weinstock is also a primary investigator at the Sundance Research Centre and has written more than 80 articles, abstracts, editorials, and book chapters. He is passionate about SIBO and its connection to different conditions, such as Restless Leg Syndrome and Rosacea.

Head on over to our podcast page, The SIBO Doctor to listen in now to this fascinating conversation.


Dr Jacobi – featured SIBO speaker at Mindd 2017

Dr Nirala Jacobi, SIBO expert, will be first in the line up of speakers this weekend at the Mindd International Forum 2017.

Mindd International Forum 2017

This event, being held on the 20-21st of May 2017 in Sydney, focuses on practitioner training in the area of maternal and child health.  Speakers will be discussing topics such as toxic burden, the gut microbiome, nutrition, immune function, trauma, mitochondrial function, infections, and more.

The topics discussed will dive into conditions such as ADHD, autism, CFS, PANDAS, tick-borne infections, OCD, ODD, allergies, asthma, mitochondrial dysfunction, microbiome damage, Sensory Processing Disorder, immune dysregulation, and digestive disorders.

Dr Jacobi will be presenting at Mindd on the diagnosis and treatment of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).  This condition can have far reaching effects if left undiagnosed and untreated.

Further Practitioner Education

Dr Jacobi is passionate about practitioner education and offers an education and SIBO testing service through her company, SIBOtest, of which she is the Chief Medical Director.

For a comprehensive introduction to SIBO, head to The Foundations of SIBO Assessment and Treatment.  Dr Jacobi also offer ongoing educational and clinical resources for practitioners through SIBOtest.

For those of you keen to dive into the podcast world, listen to recent episodes of experts in conversation with Dr Jacobi about SIBO and related conditions.  Head to the SIBO Doctor Podcast.

See you at the Mindd International Forum!


Revised SIBO Master Class now available

Pre-Launch Registration is now open for the newly revised SIBO MasterClass. Presented by Dr Nirala Jacobi ND, this four-part video on demand series is intended for the intermediate to advanced SIBO practitioners to hone your SIBO case management skills.

Click here to save and get the pre-launch special price, ending 1 June 2017 when the videos are released!

Panel of SIBO experts – Free Video

Join Dr Nirala Jacobi, Dr Alyssa Tait, Dr Allison Seibecker, Rebecca Coomes, Dr Jason Hawrelak, and Dr Iggy Soosay, for their Q&A Panel captured at the SIBO Summit 2016 in Melbourne.

SIBO Summit attendees were invited to engage with the experts, and to ask questions about their own cases.

Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Salicylate and histamine sensitivity treatment.
  • SIBO testing guidelines for children.
  • Treatment suggestions for Hydrogen Sulfide.
  • When is SIBO testing indicated, and when is stool testing indicated.
  • Opioids as risk factors for SIBO development, slowing the motility of the small intestine.
  • Pain management options that do not hinder the motility of the gut.
  • Fecal microbial transplants.

And much more..

Head on over to SIBO Summit for your free access to this panel, and listen in on the vast array of topics discussed that are relevant to SIBO practice.

Of course you’re always welcome to make use of our Practitioner Education Portal as well.

In health

SIBOtest Team

SIBO Case Presentation with Dr Iggy Soosay

Dr Iggy Soosay SIBO Summit 2016

One of our local SIBO experts, Dr Iggy Soosay, founding member, chairman, and senior lecturer for over 15 years at ACNEM, and nutritional & herbal medicine clinician with over 30 years of experience, discusses how to treat SIBO in a straight forward manner.

Walk through a case study with Dr Soosay – a free Bonus Video from the SIBO Summit recordings.

Of course you’re always welcome to make use of our Practitioner Education Portal as well.

In health

SIBOtest Team

Untangling The Web: Visceral Mobilisation In SIBO


Alyssa Tait is a physiotherapist and naturopath who specialises in abdominal and pelvic pain disorders, the gut, and urogenital microbiome.

Alyssa joined the SIBO Summit to introduce us to a therapy synergistic to SIBO treatment – visceral manipulation.

Visceral manipulation is a gentle manual therapy that aids the body to release restriction and unhealthy compensations, pain and disfunction.

In her talk, Alyssa highlights:

  • The role of fascia and connective tissue in maintaining healthy biomechanics of soft and hard tissues of the body.
  • Visceral manipulation
    • What is it?
    • How it works?
    • What is it useful for?
    • Therapeutic application for SIBO treatment
  • Restrictions, including adhesions and strictures and the role of visceral manipulation in their management.
  • Where to find visceral manipulation treatment.

Alyssa also gives us a taste of what this therapy might feel like by guiding us to try out a simple technique on ourselves.

To access your full copy of Alyssa’s brilliant talk, head to SIBO Summit

Of course you’re always welcome to make use of our Practitioner Education Portal as well.

In health

SIBOtest Team

Advanced SIBO Treatment – How To

dr niralajacobi SIBOtest

Dr Nirala Jacobi, ND, leading expert in SIBO and IBS, international speaker, clinician, founder and medical director of SIBO Summit, spoke at the recent SIBO Summit.

In her talk, Dr Jacobi highlights

  • Advanced SIBO treatment.
  • The Bi-phasic Diet and how to use it.
  • Histamine and salicylate intolerances.
  • Herbal antimicrobials for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and small intestinal fungal overgrowth (SIFO).
  • Malnutrition and deficiencies due to upper gut infection (SIBO).
  • How to attend to clients who are allergic to everything.
  • Therapeutic sequencing in SIBO treatment – eg when to use gut healers, enzymes, digestive aids, antimicrobials etc.
  • Specific formulas that Dr Jacobi recommends for treatment.
  • How to stimulate the migrating motor complex (MMC).
  • Customising treatment to the patient’s needs.
  • The recipe to Dr Jacobi’s famous herbal bitters formula

To walk through comprehensive advanced SIBO treatment with Dr Jacobi, head to SIBO Summit.

Of course you’re always welcome to make use of our Practitioner Education Portal as well.

In health

SIBOtest Team