What Is Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)?
Normally, few bacteria live in your small intestine. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is an increase in the number or a change in the type of bacteria in your small intestine. These bacteria can produce extra gas and may also cause diarrhea and weight loss. Some experts think small intestinal bacterial overgrowth may lead to IBS. Research continues to explore a possible link between the two conditions.
What Are the Symptoms of SIBO?
Symptoms of SIBO often include:
- Abdominal pain
- Excess gas or flatulence
Please contact Dr. Asamoah if you are experiencing symptoms of SIBO and are in need of complete, integrative care.