Believe it or not, the newest researches and statistics say that between 5 and 15% of the population which is considered as healthy have SIBO. Also, 8 to 10 people who have irritable intestine syndrome have also SIBO.
Many often even those people who feel blowing and nuisance plus, think that they have problem with intestines have SIBO.
And, what is actually SIBO? – find out in the sequel!
SIBO is a term that is used to describe the over growth of bacteria in the internal small hose. The level of the bacteria is low when the digestive tract is functioning normally. If you feel pain, gases, constipation or blowing, the main reason for it is the over growth of the bacteria in your intestines. The food travels through the digestive track – after it is chewed well and the saliva wets the food quite well, it is travelling into the stomach and from there to the duodenum, small intestine and large intestine as least. Into the small intestine it is dissolving into fussy molecules and through the uvulas, all of the nutrients are absorbing and transition to the blood stream. From here the remnants of the “uncooked” food – the waste reaches to the large intestine where is exposed to bacteria. Here comes to absorption of water and with the help of slobber is formed through the capital, which through the anus is rinsed out of the body. But, people who have SIBO, actually have high levels of bacteria in the small intestine. These bacteria should be present into the large intestine. The large quantity of bacteria allows to the same to feed off with the food into the small intestine before being fully dissolved into nutrients which will be later absorbed. Their blowing leads to pain, diarrhea, blowing, constipation and gases. SIBO may cause inflammation which can negatively effect on the mucous membrane of the small intestine. So, because of this situation, the nutrients like vitamins are absorbed into minimal amounts.
What are the reasons which lead to SIBO?
- Weak acid in the stomach
- Birth control pills
- Excessive alcohol consumption
How can the SIBO be revealed and how can be diagnosed?
- There are tests which can also be bought from pharmacies. With the help of your breath you can estimate the presence and the amount of methane and hydrogen that are creating the bacteria. These gases are exempt through the lungs.
Can the SIBO be eliminated?
- There are many different medicines for softening the situation. Excellent help can be the allicin which can be found into the garlic, in the leaf of olive, the oregano and other herbs which contain similar antimicrobial properties. In addition, you can use accessories and special enzymes to weaken the defense mechanism of the bacteria.
Change your food
- This can be good start of changes, for becoming sure that you become fully liberated from the SIBO, it is necessary to create one more testing.