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“Who are you???” I had just walked into Dr. Mark Pimentel’s office for my first appointment when his nurse looked up and said that. At first I thought she mistook me for a celebrity (we were in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai hospital after all!). But actually, she was just surprised
Do you have a dog? I’m more of a cat person myself, but I love dogs, too. So what does this have to do with probiotics? See, I used to think probiotics were pretty simple: You had good bacteria living in your gut. Sometimes you had to take antibiotics which
Depending on who you ask, apple cider vinegar is either a miracle cure-all or just another condiment in the back of the cupboard. Some people swear by it like it is mother’s milk. And other people are like, “Yeah, you know that apple cider vinegar? It’s not as good as
Probiotics in SIBO
To use probiotics… or not to use probiotics – that is the question (when you have Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth). And it’s a BIG question. In fact, it’s one of the most common questions we receive at ALL of our SIBO SOS™ Masterclasses. While different practitioners have different opinions, I
There are literally HUNDREDS of different diets recommended for Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) – which means it can be really overwhelming and confusing to get started. Should you try low-FODMAP or Elemental? Gluten-free or low-fermentation? Vegan or all meat? Should we eating to feed the gut bugs or starve