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–Dr. Allison Siebecker
A guide to recognizing and overcoming SIBO, with a 21-day plan to stop feeling bloated, start losing weight, and fix your gut.
Millions of Americans suffer from bloating, constipation, diarrhea, food intolerances, and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Many spend years in pain before they figure out just what’s going on with their gut. And while irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is commonly diagnosed, SIBO, a disorder with basically all the same symptoms, is not. Some studies show eighty percent of people who suffer from IBS, mostly women, likely also have SIBO, an overlooked health issue that is difficult to diagnose.
So, what is SIBO? The acronym stands for Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth, a disorder in which bacteria that usually live in other parts of the gut start to proliferate and take up residence in the small intestine. This causes a whole confluence of symptoms, ranging from bloating and cramps, to uncontrollable weight gain or weight loss, to even malnutrition when the bacteria eat up vital nutrients from our food.
After decades of dealing with debilitating symptoms with no relief, Shivan Sarna’s life finally changed when she was diagnosed with SIBO. As she eliminated her symptoms one by one through lifestyle changes and help from her physicians, she started to synthesize her personal experiences with Western and naturopathic medicine and dedicate herself to advocating for those suffering from SIBO, or those who think they could be.
Now, in this groundbreaking book, Shivan shares her step-by-step plan to treat, manage, and even heal SIBO, with information on what to eat and what to avoid, how to build a routine to manage your symptoms, and how to work with your doctor to find supplements and medications that promote healing. Shivan also includes a 21-day plan, which includes more than 40 recipes to put you on the path to recovery. Whether you’re SIBO-diagnosed or SIBO-suspicious, this empowering guide will change the way you approach and think about your gut and overall health.
From the Publisher
Healing SIBO reveals the truth about the massive medical mystery of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Millions of people suffer from gastrointestinal pain and discomfort, and are misdiagnosed as only having IBS or are not diagnosed at all. Healing SIBO changes all that by revealing the root cause of gastrointestinal discomfort as a condition with a cure: Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).
Inside the Healing SIBO 21-day plan, you will find the answers to your unresolved stomach pain, bloat, and weight fluctuations. You will learn how to build an effective routine to manage your symptoms and land on the path to recovery. Shivan shares a variety of pharmaceutical and herbal approaches, along with more than 40 SIBO-friendly recipes to kick-start your gut, help you heal, and take back your life.
Stop suffering and get the information you need to recover in Healing SIBO.
Curb and cure your stomach pain and discomfort
Optimize your gut with over 40 SIBO-friendly recipes
Take back your life with simple, fad-free remedies