The low FODMAP diet can be very helpful for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It has been shown to decrease gas, bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and may also help constipation. Some have expressed concern that a low FODMAP diet decreases intestinal bacteria, which is debatable. However, exciting evidence shows a low FODMAP diet can reduce leaky gut, calm the immune system, and even repair the intestines. Let’s discuss.
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IBS and SIBO are common and can interfere with quality of life. Symptoms include bloating, abdominal pain, and altered bowel function (constipation or diarrhea). As we are learning more about IBS and SIBO, we are learning that alterations in the intestines may be a cause. Excitingly, recent evidence suggests that certain dietary changes may help repair the intestines in those with IBS and SIBO. Looking for more resources from Dr. Ruscio? Check out our resource page that includes how to become a patient, a free gut health e-book and more. https://drruscio.com/resources/
Today we discuss adrenal testing, mitochondrial health, testosterone, stress, calories, body comp, and much more with Dr. Ben House. Dr. House knows his stuff, and this conversation was extremely insightful.
Exercise has been shown to improve your microbiota, and being sedentary has been shown to have a negative impact on your microbiota. Let’s discuss a recent study which uncovered this, and let’s also discuss how this pertains to testing and weight loss.
We have discussed several examples of how we can make functional medicine more efficient and cost-effective. Oftentimes we look to science to help us understand what testing and treatment is not needed and which ones we should focus on. Today I was very impressed with Menno Henselmans as he outlined how we can do the same thing with rehab for musculoskeletal problems.
Organic acid testing is very popular in some functional medicine circles. I am open to it, but have had some reservations. Dr. Jeff Moss comes on the podcast today to discuss organic acid testing and provides some very important insights that satisfy my reservations and some key insights regarding how and when to use this test.