Why am I bloated? The skinny on SIBO

Why am I bloated? The skinny on SIBO

Bloating, cramping, burping, reflux, constipation and diarrhoea. These are symptoms of SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth).  We have trillions of bacteria in our large intestine, but we’re actually not supposed to have much bacteria in our small intestine. The small bowel is meant for digestion and absorption of food. When the bug population in our small bowel is too high, fermentation happens too early and gases are produced. That’s SIBO in a nutshell: an overgrowth of bacteria in your small intestine that produces gases causing bloating, pain, constipation and diarrhoea.

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Why the Long Cycle? What you need to know about PCOS.

Why the Long Cycle? What you need to know about PCOS.

Irregular periods. Acne. Excess body hair. Obesity. Difficulty conceiving.  These are signs of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). It’s a common condition, affecting up to 21% of women of reproductive age. Yet only about 30% actually get diagnosed. 

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