Can Small Intestinal Overgrowth be Cured?

SIBO, or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, occurs when there is an abundance of bacteria in the small intestine.  Symptoms include abdominal pain, distention, diarrhea, and flatulence.  So what can be done to heal this condition?  According to Dr. Gerard Mullin, about 56% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome are affected by SIBO.  Although treatment can include antibiotics, Dr. Mullin suggests using dietary modification and other supplements.  Oregano oil, wild garlic, and berberine can help reduce the excess of bacterial growth.  Also important is to avoid high fructose corn syrup and fructans.  Fructans are a type of carbohydrate found in rye and wheat and a number of vegetables as well.

Read the full article here:  Is There a Diet to Cure SIBO?