Shivan Sarna

The Truth About Snacking and Meal Spacing for SIBO and IBS

Are you a three-square-meals kind of person… or more of a grazer or snacker? The answer actually matters quite a bit if you have SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth), IMO (Intestinal methanogen Overgrowth, aka Methane SIBO) or IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). Meal spacing for SIBO is an important tool that can help you feel better.  …

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Top SIBO Supplements

Top Treatments and Supplements for Methane SIBO or IMO

Bloating… constipation…gas – those are the tell-tale symptoms of methane dominant SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth), otherwise known as Intestinal Methanogen Overgrowth (IMO). Methane SIBO is one of the trickier forms of SIBO to treat, and those with methane SIBO often require multiple treatment rounds to resolve.  That’s why today, I want to share some …

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Microbiome Labs MegaSporeBiotic and SIBO (Is It Right for You?)

Choosing the best probiotics for SIBO? This post explores whether Microbiome Labs MegaSporeBiotic gut restoration system is the right choice. It’s happening again—the bloating, burping, and pain in your belly.  You wonder, “why can’t I just eat a meal without feeling terrible? Is that too much to ask?” So you reach for your go-to supplement …

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SIBO vs. IMO What’s the Difference and Why It Matters to YOU

2020 was the year EVERYTHING changed… Yes, I’m talking about the shift from methane SIBO to IMO 😉 Jokes aside, for those of us dealing with Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), a lot has happened and changed in the past 2 years, and one the biggest changes was the shift from calling high methane gas …

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How to Use Postbiotics for Leaky Gut, Immune Health, Inflammation, IBS, SIBO and more with Steve Wright

I recently learned about a new approach to a healthy gut called postbiotics.  Postbiotics are also known as SCFAs – short chain fatty acids. Simply put, they are the result of bacteria in your gut consuming fiber. (Sort of like bacteria poop… but in a good way). But if you have SIBO, IBS, or microbiome issues, …

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Gut Check Project Podcast – Talking with Dr. Ken Brown & Eric Rieger about SIBO and Bloating

I recently sat down for the 50th episode of Dr. Ken Brown, MD’s podcast: the Gut Check Project.  We talked about: – my new book, Healing SIBO – SIBO basics – SIBO and bloating – what I think the future of SIBO treatment holds…  and Atrantil, one of my favorite tools for anyone with SIBO …

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New Immune Health & The Gut Class with Kiran Krishnan

He did it AGAIN! Every time I sit down with microbiologist Kiran Krishnan I’m blown away by everything he has to share… and yesterday was no exception! We powered through some super interesting topics – everything from immunity to vaccines to how, when, and why to dose probiotics for optimum efficacy! And depending who you …

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Talking About The Microbiome & Immune Health with Kiran Krishnan

I’m excited to share with you an all-new interview about the microbiome and your immune health with my friend, colleague, and founder of Microbiome Labs, microbiologist Kiran Krishnan! There’s never been a more important time than now to focus on immune health… and with more than 70% of the immune system located in the gut, microbiome health is …

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Digestive Enzymes & SIBO The Complete Guide

Herbal antibiotics vs. Rx, prokinetics, probiotics, and lists upon lists of low-FODMAP foods… there’s a lot to keep track of when you’re dealing with Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth. And that might be why one of the most important tools we have for SIBO doesn’t get enough credit: digestive enzymes. This simple supplement might be the most …

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“I Can’t Believe It’s SIBO-Friendly” Low-FODMAP Cake Recipe from Dr. Allison Siebecker

Whether it’s a birthday, a wedding, or just a day when you want to enjoy a sweet treat… can you have your cake and have SIBO too? With this amazing cake recipe, you can!! SIBO expert (and patient, too!) Dr. Allison Siebecker shared this recipe with me from her personal files. I’ve even had the …

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IBS Smart Test

Answering All Your Questions On The Blood Test For IBS: ibs-smart

Here’s something crazy: Until recently, there was NO way to know for certain if a person had IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). And even if your doctor ruled out other diagnoses and landed on IBS, you had no way to know WHAT caused the IBS. It felt like IBS was a medical mystery! That’s why I …

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A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective on Covid-19 (Must Watch!) leaky gut

I sat down for a truly enlightening and very frank discussion on the risk of Covid-19 for people with SIBO, leaky gut, and other gut issues with double-board-certified gastroenterologist and internal medicine doctor Ken Brown. Also, the founder of Atrantil. How will the coronavirus impact people with gut issues? What do we need to know? …

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Novel COVID-19 Common Sense Combined with Science – Talking with Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan

Talking about novel COVID-19 common sense combined with science. I’m excited to share with you an all-new interview with my friend, colleague, and founder of Microbiome Labs, microbiologist Kiran Krishnan! —> Watch above or click HERE to watch Here’s some of what we discussed: The virus cleaning protocol to follow with any packages you receive …

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Are Stool Tests Full of [email protected]? Talking with Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan

Today I’m excited to share with you an all-new FREE webinar with my friend, colleague and founder of Microbiome Labs, microbiologist Kiran Krishnan! Kiran is a fan-favorite here at SIBO SOS® and he is back by popular demand to talk about a “controversial topic” – stool tests! If you’ve been confused or overwhelmed by stool …

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Bonus SIBO Q&A Session with Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis of Hive Mind Medicine (Transcript & Video)

Since I was diagnosed with SIBO in 2015, I have been blessed to meet many talented practitioners to answer my questions, including Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis. I like to call him  the teacher’s teacher.  He has taught so many incredible practitioners and is a gifted clinician himself. Dr. Sandberg-Lewis (or Dr. SSL as he is affectionately …

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A Microbiologist’s Perspective on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth

Hi friends! At my last webinar with microbiologist and founder of Microbiome Labs, Kiran Krishnan, (if you missed that webinar, catch up here), Kiran graciously offered to share a practitioners-only presentation he recently gave on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth with us! If you’re like me, you love getting access to the info that’s normally only …

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How To Achieve Total Gut Restoration with Kiran Krishnan (Updated with Q&A)

Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan is a SIBO SOS™ fan favorite and the creator of truly gut-changing supplements like Megaspore and Mega IGG. In this webinar, Kiran walks us through his 3 -step “Total Gut Restoration” process. You’ll learn about the differences between a healthy and unhealthy gut and how his 3-step process helps heal the gut. …

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Everything You Need To Know About SIBO Testing

Everything You Need To Know About SIBO Testing

If you suspect Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), the obvious question is: how do I begin SIBO testing? But  – like everything else with SIBO! – the answer isn’t black and white. There are multiple tests, ways to get tested, and the results aren’t a simple “positive or negative.” Today, I want to share everything …

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Vlog: Learning More About SIBO & IBS with Dr. Ken Brown, MD

Vlog: Learning More About SIBO and IBS with Dr. Ken Brown, MD

IBS & SIBO SOS™ Summit Vlog Today I want to share something I’m really excited about with you: our very first IBS and SIBO SOS® video blog (AKA a vlog!) This is an excerpt from Dr. Ken Brown, MD’s presentation for the next IBS & SIBO SOS® Summit in 2020! Dr. Brown is the creator …

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Low-FODMAP Expert Opinions

5 SIBO Experts Share Their Opinion on the Low-FODMAP Diet

If you have Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) or IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) you may have heard of the Low-FODMAP diet. It’s a controversial diet plan, and for every practitioner who recommends it, there’s another who doesn’t. Today, my goal is to share some of these opinions with you so you can make your own …

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How To Overcome SIBO Symptoms w/ Dr. Megan Taylor

008: Why Are You Having These Symptoms & How To Overcome Them w/ Dr. Megan Taylor

Finally getting to the route of your SIBO symptoms is usually more than just heading to the doctor for a blood test. There are so many other factors & indicators at play! From DNA tests & gene markers to vitamin deficiencies & dehydration, a little exploration into your health can go a long way. Continuing my conversation with Dr. Megan Taylor, in this episode, we’re talking about how to help manage your SIBO symptoms.

The SIBO - Candida Connection: What You Should Know About Fungal Overgrowth

The SIBO – Candida Connection: What You Should Know About Fungal Overgrowth

Lately, I’ve had candida on my mind. Not just because I have a Live Workshop coming up with Dr. Ami Kapadia all about fungal overgrowth (aka Candida or Small Intestine Fungal overgrowth (SIFO))… But also because treating my own fungal overgrowth was a major turning point in my own health. See, I didn’t realize SIFO …

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