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SIBO – Symptoms, Treatment

SIBO is bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine due to malabsorption that causes the proliferation of inappropriate bacteria in the small intestine.

MAIN CAUSES

  • Lack of hydrochloric acid in the stomach
  • Bile and pancreatic juice are not secreted properly
  • Alterations in motility and transit in the digestive tract (dyspepsia)
  • Fructose malabsorption

TREATMENT

  • Low FODMAPs diet, avoiding the intake of wheat, sugar, a lot of fruit and dairy products
  • Probiotics, in the form of kefir, sauerkraut, and kombucha

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