EP96: What your doctor doesn’t know about SIBO with Dr. Siebecker

What is SIBO and How Does it Apply to YOU?!


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. 

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”, just to name a few. 

Here are some of the fascinating nuggets you’re in for:

  • What Dr. Siebecker knows that your doctor probably doesn't
  • Why she became so passionate about SIBO
  • What is SIBO? 
  • What are the symptoms of SIBO?
  • What your doctor doesn't know about SIBO
  • The consequences of unaddressed SIBO
  • Five healthy foods those with SIBO can't tolerate
  • The difference between paleo and SIBO diets
  • The best diets for SIBO
  • The common paleo staple that is problematic for those with SIBO
  • Health conditions that may be confused for SIBO
  • What migrating motor complexes are and why they matter for those with SIBO
  • How do diagnose SIBO
  • Why IBS is often mistaken for SIBO
  • Why not all SIBO tests are accurate (and which is the MOST accurate)
  • A shockingly common cause of SIBO
  • A new test for SIBO that detects autoimmune symptoms
  • Who the WORLD's expert on SIBO really is
  • What are the next steps for those who can't manage it with diet?
  • How to know whether or not you have chronic SIBO
  • The link between anemia and SIBO
  • The percentage of people she works with that can fully resolve SIBO
  • And much more!

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