Posts Tagged ‘SIBO’
Cell Science Systems ALCAT Platinum Plus
Alcat Platinum Plus by Cell Science Systems This Test is useful for: Gastrointestinal Symptoms Autoimmune Disease Joint Pain IBD/IBS Inflammation Food Sensitivities Nutritional Deficiencies Skin Conditions (Atopic Dermatitis) Environmental Sensitivities Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Blood Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report Results Included in this Test FOOD SENSTIVITIES Vegetables Fruit Meat Dairy/Eggs…Read More
Acid Blockers Aren’t Meant for Long Term Use
I often see patients who have been taking acid blockers long term, not realizing they were only meant and designed for short term use. This article will shed light on the evidence that acid blockers must not be used long term. What Are Acid Blockers? Acid blockers work by reducing stomach acid production. Acid is…Read More
How Does Leaky Gut Start?
Leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, describes the loss of intestinal barrier function where things leak through that shouldn’t. Our intestinal tract is complex – it’s responsible for the digestion and absorption of the nutrients we consume, but it’s also exposed to food antigens, commensal bacteria, pathogens and toxins . We have a specialized barrier to…Read More
SIBO From Acid Blockers?
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a common ailment with various causative factors. In some cases, it’s worthwhile investigating whether long term use of acid blockers could be the cause. What is SIBO? As the name implies, SIBO is a condition characterized by overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine. Ordinarily, the large intestine houses…Read More
What is Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)?
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth is a common finding in people experiencing problematic gastrointestinal symptoms. Many common conditions and diseases are associated with SIBO, so this concept is important to understand. Normal Gut Bacteria Ordinarily, most bacteria are in the large intestine, housing billions of bacteria per millilitre of bowel content. On the other hand, the…Read More
The Dangers of Using Acid Blockers Long Term
Patients taking acid blocking medications may experience adverse effects if those medications are taken long term. The medications are not recommended for long term use. This article will discuss the specific negative consequences of having deficient or no stomach acid. What Are Acid Blockers? Acid blockers aim to reduce the stomach’s production of hydrochloric acid…Read More
Doctor’s Data Comprehensive Stool Analysis (CSA) with Parasitology
Comprehensive Stool Analysis (CSA) with Parasitology by Doctor’s Data This Test is useful for: Gastrointestinal SymptomsAutoimmune DiseaseJoint PainIBD/IBSInflammationFood SensitivitiesNutritional DeficienciesSkin Conditions (Atopic Dermatitis) Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Stool Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report Results Included in this Test Bacteriology Culture Expected/Beneficial flora Commensal (Imbalanced) flora Dysbiotic flora Yeast Culture Normal Flora…Read More