What is SIBO?

SIBO is short for "Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth." When compared to the colon (large intestine), the small intestine normally has relatively few microbes. However, in the presence of certain conditions or imbalances in the gut, bacterial populations can increase in the small intestine and this causes problems related to gas overproduction, dysfunctional digestion, and impaired absorption. These abnormal conditions in the GI tract lead to the hallmark symptoms of SIBO including:

  • Bloating 

  • Pain

  • Diarrhea, constipation, or both 

  • Food intolerances

  • GERD

  • Nausea

  • Anxiety and/or depression

  • Brain fog

  • Fatigue 

Why does SIBO require a comprehensive treatment center?

SIBO is a complex condition and therefore, in the vast majority of cases, comprehensive treatment is required for success . If you have, or suspect you have SIBO, then a comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic approach is absolutely necessary. The SIBO Center at Legacy Health has everything that is needed for successful treatment of even the most difficult cases. Check out what our center offers:

  • Licensed/Certified Practitioners (MD, NP, RN, & Health Navigators) specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of SIBO and associated conditions.

  • State-of-the-art testing

    • Breath testing for hydrogen, methane, and hydrogen sulfide​

    • Comprehensive stool analysis

    • Blood/urine testing focusing on metabolic dysfunction and nutritional deficiencies

  • In depth search for SIBO root causes​

  • Whole person (holistic) treatment plans to address imbalances in all systems

  • Therapeutic nutrition plans based on specific type of SIBO and severity

  • Weekly interaction with health navigators to monitor progress and make necessary adjustments

  • Research-based pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and botanical therapies

  • GI motility evaluation and treatment

  • Treatment of associated conditions such as rosacea, psoriasis, restless leg syndrome, interstitial cystitis, rheumatoid arthritis, nutritional deficiencies, and others

  • Patient educational tools including videos, handouts, and online courses

  • Relapse prevention program

  • Dedicated staff that devote the time necessary to help you achieve treatment success!

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