The SIBO Doctor Podcast – Episode 3 – The SIBO Queen Insights – Part 2

Following on from SIBO Queen Insights Part 1,  Dr Nirala Jacobi continues the conversation with Dr Allison Siebecker about their clinical experiences, research, and SIBO insights.

Topics include:

– How to approach treatment with patients who are severely food restricted and have SIBO.
– Challenges experienced as a practitioner working with chronically ill patients.
– The importance of taking a methodical approach to SIBO treatment.
– Other functional tests recommended alongside SIBO testing and treatment, such as:
– Stool testing
– Blood testing

– Hormonal testing (sex hormones, adrenals, thyroid)
– Yeast overgrowth in SIBO and how to approach this in treatment.
– How hormonal imbalances in the body can affect motility of the small intestine and the testing necessary to get the full SIBO picture.
– UBiome PCR testing on the microbiome to ascertain species diversity in the GIT.
-Comparing modern civilisation microbiota diversity to that of tribal groups and how to use diet to start to diversify species in an environment inclining towards decimation.
– The way to use testing in methodical SIBO treatment.
– What SIBO tests to use, lactulose, glucose, or fructose, or all of them?
– What is on the horizon for hydrogen sulfide dominant SIBO testing?
– Practitioner pearls and protocols.
– Partially hydrolysed guar gum and practitioner feedback using this in SIBO treatment.
– Dietary tips for symptom relief, and treatment of SIBO.
– Prebiotics recommended by Dr Jason Hawrelak.

Resources

www.siboinfo.com – Dr Allison Siebecker’s website

SIBO Summit 2016 – Recordings available of expert speakers

Thanks for listening, and catch you next time!

The SIBO Doctor podcast crew

ABOUT DR ALLISON SIEBECKER

Allison Siebecker, ND, MSOM, LAc, has worked in the nutritional field since 1988 and is a 2005 graduate of The National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), where she earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Masters in Oriental Medicine.  She was the co-founder and former medical director of the SIBO Center for Digestive Health at NUNM Clinic and has specialized in the treatment of SIBO since 2010.  Dr. Siebecker is passionate about education- she is Instructor of Advanced Gastroenterology at NUNM, Board of Advisor for the GI Health Foundation, Co-Founder & Curriculum Coordinator of the 2014-2016 SIBO Symposiums, teaches continuing education classes for physicians, and is the author of the free educational website siboinfo.com.  In 2005, 2013 and 2015 she received the Best in Naturopathy award from the Townsend Letter, for her articles: “Traditional Bone Broth in Modern Health and Disease”, “Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth: Often Overlooked Cause of IBS” and “SIBO: Dysbiosis Has A New Name”. Dr. Siebecker is currently writing a book synthesizing the SIBO data into one source.

The SIBO Doctor Podcast – Episode 2 – The SIBO Queen Insights – Part 1

In this episode, Dr Nirala Jacobi invites Dr Allison Siebecker on the show.

Dr Siebecker is a highly respected Naturopathic Physician and internationally recognized SIBO expert.  Listen in to this episode for a plethora of clinical pearls.

This is a comprehensive discussion about SIBO, and as such listeners are invited to watch the the many professional SIBO educational videosavailable on our website – such as Free 90 minute Advances in the Treatment and Management of SIBO Webinar – before diving into this episode.

Topics discussed include:

– What brought Dr Siebecker to Naturopathic Medicine and SIBO specialisation.
– How the MD and ND worlds are amalgamating, sharing information, and maximising collaborative SIBO research, treatment, and patient outcomes.
– Methane dominant SIBO treatment.
– Diets appropriate to SIBO management.
– The IBS check – a blood test that is available in the United States, that tests for – SIBO caused by post-infectious gastroenteritis.
– Prokinetics and when to use them.
– Historical conventional antibiotic use in SIBO treatment as compared to now.
– SIBO retesting and re-treatment recommendations.
– Stress and its effect on the enteric nervous system and secretory IgA.
– Diet, lifestyle, herb, and nutrient based treatment options for SIBO.
– Atrantil – how Dr Siebecker has found using this herbal blend clinically for methane dominant SIBO gas reduction and healing leaky gut.

Texts talked about include:

– Functional Gastroenterology – Dr Steven Sandberg Lewis
– Breaking the Vicious Circle – Elaine Gottschall

Resources

www.siboinfo.com – Dr Allison Siebecker’s website
SIBO Summit 2016 – Recordings available of expert speakers

Thanks for listening, and catch you next time!

The SIBO Doctor podcast crew

LISTEN TO PART 2 OF THIS INTERVIEW

ABOUT DR ALLISON SIEBECKER

Allison Siebecker, ND, MSOM, LAc, has worked in the nutritional field since 1988 and is a 2005 graduate of The National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM), where she earned her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and her Masters in Oriental Medicine.  She was the co-founder and former medical director of the SIBO Center for Digestive Health at NUNM Clinic and has specialized in the treatment of SIBO since 2010.

Dr. Siebecker is passionate about education- she is Instructor of Advanced Gastroenterology at NUNM, Board of Advisor for the GI Health Foundation, Co-Founder & Curriculum Coordinator of the 2014-2016 SIBO Symposiums, teaches continuing education classes for physicians, and is the author of the free educational website siboinfo.com.

In 2005, 2013 and 2015 she received the Best in Naturopathy award from the Townsend Letter, for her articles: “Traditional Bone Broth in Modern Health and Disease”, “Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth: Often Overlooked Cause of IBS” and “SIBO: Dysbiosis Has A New Name”.  Dr. Siebecker is currently writing a book synthesizing the SIBO data into one source.

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Dr Siebecker is a phenomenal researcher with an endless thirst to better understand, dig, and probe.

She puts out a FREE quarterly newsletter which is packed with information and research links.  She’s asked the team here at SIBOtest to extend the invitation to receive her SIBOInfo.com newsletter to all our practitioners.

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They’re now available! Featured speakers include Dr Allison Siebecker, Dr Jason Hawrelak, Dr Nirala Jacobi, Alyssa Tait, Dr Iggy Soosay and Rebecca Coomes.

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Dr Allison Siebecker – SIBOInfo.com – Interview by Dr Nirala Jacobi ND

Dr Allison Siebecker ND, founder of the very popular website SIBOInfo.com, talks about her upcoming visit to Australia and the SIBO Summit 2016.

The Summit will be live in Melbourne (8 October) and Sydney (10 Oct) PLUS thanks to our sponsor Quintron, will be made available via Video On Demand (1 week after the event).

We’re now able to offer a truly global SIBO Summit event, by now making the SIBO Summit recordings accessible to all SIBO-treating practitioners globally.

Be sure to join us for this event. Register now to snap up your ticket before early bird cut off (September 1st 2016)

See you there!