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The Five Must-Knows for Treating SIBO
that have helped every person I've worked with.

Sulfur Metabolism: Sulfur is an essential mineral, meaning, that the body can’t make this on its own; it needs to acquire this from the diet.  Sulfur, after calcium and phosphorus, is the most abundant mineral found in the body. Sulfur coveys a large range of health benefits in the body, including that it is used… Read More >

Leaky gut, also known as intestinal permeability, is a lot more common than most people think. Studies have shown that this afflicts more than 50% of the population, and it drives chronic disease.   When leaky gut is present, the immune system ramps up its response at the mucosal level and this increases inflammation and… Read More >

How Stress Makes Your Digestive Symptoms Worse I want you to think on this: over a 24 week study on people with IBS, yoga alone was shown to be as effective at calming digestive symptoms and improving quality of life, as was a restrictive low FODMAP diet. The simple task of this mind body practice… Read More >

I wrote this editorial response to the May 21, 2019 Today’s Practitioner article, Improved Anxiety Symptoms Over Just Probiotic. The article highlights a study that looked for evidence linking reduced anxiety symptoms with regulation of intestinal microbiota. The article stated, “(it is)…the benefits of non-probiotic food and supplements, such as a dietary FODMAP, that makes… Read More >

Do you have SIBO or slow gastric emptying? Motility Activator by Integrative Therapeutics is a new prokinetic on the market, that is a must try! Prokinetics (think  “pro-kinesis”) help to strengthen the lower esophageal sphincter, speed gastric emptying and they strengthen the migrating motor complex waves (MMC) – which creates wave-like movements along the small… Read More >

<< Are you getting caught in a worry cycle? << Are you feeling like your stress and anxiety are getting the best of you? <<  Are your condition(s) and symptom(s) made worse by the level of stress that you are under? << If COVID stress is stalling your gut healing …                          — then let’s… Read More >

There is a new summit just around the corner – “Trauma Mind Body Super Conference” hosted by Alex Howard. Alex and I interview soon for my Facebook Group: SIBO Tribe, Building Community Through Resilience -(after his summit wraps and after he has a moment to breath). Join my Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SIBOTribe/  REGISTER TO WATCH… Read More >

Dr. Nirala Jacobi interviews Functional Medicine Nutritionist Angela Pifer at SIBO Con and they dish on their favorite take home moments from the conference.

I join Ben Weitz with Rational Wellness Podcast to debunk and challenge the over-usage of the FODMAP diet. Let’s look at the research! For detailed show notes and full transcript: http://www.drweitz.com/2020/02/challenging-the-low-fodmap-diet-with-angela-pifer-rational-wellness-podcast-142/

The exaggerated confidence given to the FODMAP diet, that it has the ability to favorably alter the intestinal microbiota, starve out organisms, or alter the immune system by reducing histamines, for example, are unfounded in the literature.  The diet is being misrepresented across publications, by practitioners and over social media, and in chat rooms. In The… Read More >