EP69: The Sibo Solution with Sylvie McCracken

Tips for SIBO treatment and prevention


Have you diligently adopted the paleo diet yet still suffer from gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation or heartburn? If so, you're going to LOVE today's podcast. Sylvie is a former SIBO sufferer and the witty creator of the uber-popular blog, Hollywood Homestead. After antibiotic treatment failed her (twice!) she took it upon herself to become educated and experiment. She literally attacked her SIBO guns blazing and even though SIBO is traditionally a VERY difficult condition to treat, today she is symptom-free and thriving!

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Why she had to become her own health advocate
  • What SIBO is
  • The 4 main symptoms of SIBO
  • The 2 different types of SIBO
  • Whether or not you might have SIBO even if you don't have digestive issues
  • The 3 main causes of SIBO (including one you've probably NEVER heard about!)
  • Other conditions often associated with SIBO
  • SIBOs link with nutrient deficiency
  • The consequences of unaddressed SIBO
  • Why SIBO is so difficult to diagnose
  • Which test you MUST have to properly diagnose SIBO 
  • Why other tests are inadequate
  • The link between SIBO and leaky gut
  • Why most SIBO treatments fail long term
  • Why antibiotics alone aren't enough for long-term remission
  • Why herbal antibiotics are often more effective than antibiotics
  • The 3 herbal antibiotics she used to kick her SIBO
  • The 2 best diets SIBO
  • The diet that finally beat her SIBO and how to do it healthfully
  • The often unaddressed reason for many SIBO remissions
  • A supplement many people forget but NEED to treat SIBO successfully
  • The 4 things you need to do to successfully treat SIBO for GOOD
  • Her favorite protein powder for treating SIBO
  • And much more!


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