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SIBO and Alcohol – Good News for Moderate Drinkers

What is the relationship between SIBO and alcohol? A recent study concluded that moderate alcohol consumption is a strong risk factor for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, SIBO. Since then, I have been approached by several SIBO sufferers wondering if they should abstain from alcohol. This post addresses their concern and evaluates the study. But, before [...]

By |2020-10-13T11:51:07-04:00February 28th, 2015|alcohol, Diet and Digestive Health, SIBO|39 Comments


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By |2016-11-05T04:28:10-04:00December 16th, 2011|Diet and Digestive Health|0 Comments

Acid Reflux Asthma Link – Explained

People who have asthma often ask “Why do I have both asthma and acid reflux”. On the surface, chronic acid reflux (GERD) and asthma appear to be quite separate conditions with little in common. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes narrowing of the airways, affecting over 20 million people in the US [...]

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