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Beyond Breath Testing: Using the GI-MAP to Uncover Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgroth

Posted on 2 June 2021
Beyond Breath Testing: Using the GI-MAP to Uncover Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgroth
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) indicates abnormal concentrations of bacterial in the small intestine. Although the classic definition of SIBO refers to the overgrowth of commensal organisms, opportunistic, and pathogenic organisms are often involved. SIBO is one of the most common issues reported by all of our patients undergoing cancer treatments. The current diagnostic standard for SIBO within the functional medicine community is a three-hour lactulose breath test. This test...
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