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Apr 29, 2024

Treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) can be an unnecessarily complicated process. Today, I want to pinpoint the most common mistakes in SIBO treatments, and guide you towards the best solutions for healing your gut health. 

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➡️What is SIBO? Signs & Natural Treatment Options: https://youtu.be/3OjefHfOx2I?si=iZ0oCIdBWjHOZvj-

➡️5 SIBO Symptoms To Watch Out For - Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: https://youtu.be/wmKxwSlf1iU?si=kr9ySpvKsS63fa2X

➡️Reduce Methane Dominant SIBO with TWO Simple Supplements: https://youtu.be/xhEJ-1Mx54w?si=4YuG_gkuRDDHtyVs

➡️The MOST Effective SIBO Treatments: https://youtu.be/gP4GWWDDFOY?si=RqK45GtnKtRKj4_e

➡️Probiotic Proof: Saccharomyces boulardii Helps Improve SIBO: https://youtu.be/jzHaYRQZ9wI?si=vO9ZnsFgSFMXhtCm

➡️IBS Treatment Mistakes People MUST STOP Making | Dr. Alex Ford: https://youtu.be/PjbcH1nWwpE?si=o3qh6WIg9QsohJMd

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➡️Is Testing for SIBO Helpful? Maybe Not So Much: https://drruscio.com/how-to-test-for-sibo/

➡️The Ultimate 3-Step SIBO Treatment Guide: https://drruscio.com/sibo-treatments/

➡️What Are the Signs of SIBO?: https://drruscio.com/what-is-sibo/

➡️Reduce Methane Dominant SIBO with TWO Simple Supplements: https://drruscio.com/reduce-methane-dominant-sibo/

➡️How to Interpret SIBO Test Results & Improve Food Intolerances: https://drruscio.com/read-sibo-test-results-overcome-food-intolerances/

➡️What Is Hydrogen Sulfide SIBO and How Is It Treated?: https://drruscio.com/hydrogen-sulfide-sibo/

Featured Studies 

📉SIBO in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31913194/

📉Validity of lactulose hydrogen breath test for diagnosing SIBO in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24641100/

📉Rifaximin therapy and lactulose hydrogen breath test in diarrhea-predominant IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32532214/

📉Low-FODMAP Diet for IBS in Remission of IBD: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36364824/

DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

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Apr 25, 2024

Think you may have Candida and Small Intestinal Fungal Overgrowth (SIFO)? In today’s episode, I help you spot the warning signs and guide you towards the best treatments to improve your gut and overall health. 

 

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➡️Get Rid Of Candida & SIFO in 4 Simplified Steps (Works Fast): https://youtu.be/EenuIwuJ7h0?si=JKDr3Jiw1qirLDH6

➡️Does the Elemental Diet Work for SIFO & Dysbiosis?: https://youtu.be/mgptjUr4BPY?si=mpm-IEikOQ2ByZ2q

➡️Should I Avoid the Elemental Diet If I Have Candida?: 

https://youtu.be/ZW8cVfPtHX0?si=p4Bm94jV6thrbbwq

➡️Probiotics Improve Leaky Gut, IBS & Candida [New Science]: 

https://youtu.be/RZ_R4dPvAAI?si=qBf2ltwXFgjKJiz2

 

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➡️What Is Candida? 5 Facts You May Not Know: https://drruscio.com/what-is-candida/

➡️What Causes Candida Overgrowth—and What Can You Do About It?: https://drruscio.com/what-causes-candida/

➡️The Unexpected Truth About Candida and Gut Health: https://drruscio.com/candida-and-gut-health/

 

Featured Studies 

📉Candidiasis: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32809459/

📉Candida Albicans: The Virulence Factors and Clinical Manifestations of Infection: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33499276/

📉The gut, the bad and the harmless: Candida albicans as a commensal and opportunistic pathogen in the intestine: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32604030/

📉Dysmotility and proton pump inhibitor use are independent risk factors for small intestinal bacterial and/or fungal overgrowth: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23574267/

📉Gut dysbiosis in severe mental illness and chronic fatigue: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33558650/

📉Fungal feelings in the irritable bowel syndrome: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36723172/

📉Altered gut bacterial-fungal interkingdom networks in patients with current depressive episode: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32533650/

📉Increased risk of chronic fatigue syndrome following infection: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37951920/

📉Reduced diversity and altered composition of the gut microbiome in individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27338587/

📉Effects of oestrogen on vulvovaginal candidosis: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34699636/

📉Onychomycosis: An Updated Review: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31738146/

📉Gastrointestinal Candida colonisation promotes sensitisation against food antigens by affecting the mucosal barrier in mice: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16423887/

📉Interplay between Candida albicans and Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Gastrointestinal Tract: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34259567/

📉Limited effect of refined carbohydrate dietary supplementation on colonization of the gastrointestinal tract of healthy subjects by Candida albicans: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10357735/

📉The dietary modification and treatment of intestinal Candida overgrowth: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30166063/

 

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Apr 18, 2024

Leaky gut can get better or worse depending on your diet and health routine. I’ll break down how some foods can affect your gut health, and what to incorporate into your diet in order to heal. 

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➡️The 10 BEST Foods for Leaky Gut: https://youtu.be/f5yXO71ZDec?si=bEeXsGTkTE2GTebV

➡️8 Signs Your Gut is LEAKY: https://youtu.be/7QER7XXJ5CM?si=dkZbfDxqabC2Keai

➡️Why You Have Food Intolerances & How to Improve Them:https://youtu.be/y-LNHKlk5Oc?si=byIybjNU13vE9yjO

➡️The 10 WORST Foods for Leaky Gut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3Y7XNUwg7k

➡️The 4 MOST Effective Leaky Gut Treatments: https://youtu.be/MW1ezm3d0JQ?si=WUIlk0UuCDX_YB_i

➡️Is the Low FODMAP Diet Effective for IBS Long Term? [New Research]: https://youtu.be/dCAfijW83nA?si=nlWnkC081ckQCcUy

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➡️Create Your Personalized Leaky Gut Diet Plan: https://drruscio.com/leaky-gut-diet-plan/

➡️Leaky Gut Recipes: https://drruscio.com/leaky-gut-recipes/

 

Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:25 Affects of leaky gut

03:32 Foods to avoid or limit

09:58  Add these to your diet

18:32 Controversial foods

 

Featured Studies 

📉Ethanol impairs intestinal barrier function in humans:  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25226407/

📉Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29676281/

📉Ultra-processed foods and food additives in gut health: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/38388570/

📉Effects of Pesticides on Gut Microbiome: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33628766/

📉 Higher antioxidant and lower cadmium concentrations and lower incidence of pesticide residues in crops: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24968103/

📉A polyphenol-rich dietary pattern improves intestinal permeability:   https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33388204/

📉Effects of kefir or milk supplementation on zonulin in overweight subjects: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32171508/

📉Lacto-fermented sauerkraut improves symptoms in IBS patients independent of product pasteurisation: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30256365/

📉Kimchi improves irritable bowel syndrome: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35721806/

📉Histamine intolerance-like symptoms in healthy volunteers after oral provocation with liquid histamine:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15603203/

📉Randomised placebo-controlled trial of dietary glutamine supplements for IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30108163/

📉Gut microbiota richness and composition and dietary intake of overweight pregnant women are related to serum zonulin concentration: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27466607/

📉Efficacy of a curcumin extract (Curcugen™) on gastrointestinal symptoms and intestinal microbiotas: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33478482/

📉The use of curcumin in ulcerative colitis: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32751776/

📉Turmeric anti-inflammatory and cell-damage: https://clinicaltrials.gov/study/NCT02815475

📉Peppermint oil for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24100754/

📉Whole grains, dietary fibers and the human gut microbiota: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32178621/

📉Serum zonulin and its diagnostic performance in non-coeliac gluten sensitivity: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32060130/

📉Fructan, rather than gluten, induces symptoms in patients with self-reported non-celiac gluten sensitivity: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29102613/

📉Psychological and gastrointestinal symptoms of patients with IBS  on a Low-FODMAP diet: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34371976/

📉Lactose malabsorption in adults: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28690131/

📉The US population-level burden of cow's milk allergy: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35539895/

📉Effect of non-nutritive sweeteners on the gut microbiota: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37111090/

📉Effect of vegetable oils on intestinal microbiota and permeability in overweight women: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33509504/

📉Effects of repeated heating on fatty acid composition of plant-based cooking oils: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35053923/

 

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Apr 8, 2024

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is often diagnosed when symptoms don’t have an obvious cause. But anyone with IBS symptoms knows it’s a REAL condition. Dr. Alex Ford and I are share what irritable bowel syndrome treatments are getting wrong—and how to start feeling better. 

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➡️A Simple Probiotic Protocol to Improve IBS & Leaky Gut

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➡️The Pros & Pitfalls of Getting Tested for IBS

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➡️IBS: What It Is and How to Treat It

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➡️Should You Take Probiotics for IBS and SIBO?

     https://drruscio.com/should-you-take-probiotics-for-ibs-sibo/

 

Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

04:40 What is IBS?

12:00 The problem with restrictive diets

14:35 Prevalence of SIBO in IBS patients

21:06 The gut-brain connection 

25:25 Antidepressant effects on the gut

33:30 Do probiotics work for IBS?

40:28 IBS symptoms

47:06 Treatment options



Featured Studies 

Ford’s Research

📉Efficacy of Probiotics in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37541528/  

📉Antibiotics and Probiotics for IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37184752/ 

📉Amitriptyline at Low-Dose and Titrated for IBS as Second-Line Treatment in primary care: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37858323/  

📉Disorders of gut-brain interaction: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35781806/  

📉Rome IV Criteria: https://theromefoundation.org/rome-iv/rome-iv-criteria/  

📉Global prevalence of IBS according to Rome III or IV criteria: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32702295/  

📉IBS and the Gut Microbiome: A Review: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37048642/  

📉Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM affects colonic mucosal opioid receptor expression: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24853043/  

📉Interactions between symptoms and psychological status in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36178333/ 

📉Probiotics fortify intestinal barrier function: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37168869/ 

📉Probiotics for Preventing and Treating SIBO: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28267052/ 

📉The effects of probiotics on constipation in adults: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32005532/ 

📉The effect of multistrain probiotics on constipation in the elderly: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35927504/ 

📉Efficacy of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37772692/  

📉Outcome-Specific Efficacy of Different Probiotic Strains in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37686889/ 

📉Strain-specific and outcome-specific efficacy of probiotics for IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34712929/  

📉Efficacy of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37772692/  

📉Efficacy of a low FODMAP diet in IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34376515/  

📉Dietary glutamine supplements for post infectious IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30108163/ 

📉Peppermint oil for IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24100754/ 

📉Efficacy and Safety of Peppermint Oil in [...] Patients With IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31470006/ 

📉The IBS Outcome Study (IBSOS): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22846389/  

📉Treatments for diarrhea-predominant IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30194692/  

📉Comparing probiotic and drug interventions in IBS:  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35848115/  

📉Probiotics, prebiotics, and low FODMAP diet for IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30935559/  

📉Anti-inflammatory effect of amitriptyline in a rat model of acetic acid-induced colitis: the involvement of the TLR4/NF-kB signaling pathway: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33336463/  

📉An Investigation on in vitro and in vivo Antimicrobial Properties of the Antidepressant: Amitriptyline Hydrochloride: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24031539/  

📉Amitriptyline modifies the visceral hypersensitivity response to acute stress in the IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19076934/  

📉Effect of a tricyclic antidepressant on small intestinal motility in health and diarrhea-predominant IBS: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7821126/  

📉Recurrence of depression after discontinuation of long-term amitriptyline treatment: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6800270/  

📉Long-term amitriptyline in chronic depression: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3894196/  

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Apr 1, 2024

Many have heard of Lyme Disease, but did you know it’s just one of many other vector-borne illnesses? I sit down with Dr. Tania Dempsey to discuss vector infections as well as the best testing and treatment options.

 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

02:59 What is and is not Lyme disease

04:04 Vector-borne infections

09:23 Approaches to treatment

14:21 Symptoms of vector-borne infections

20:57 Efficacy of testing 

33:05 Tests we recommended

39:09 Exploring treatment options

46:35 Hyperbaric Oxygen and IV Ozone

52:40 Vitamin IVs

57:10 Methylene Blue

01:05:29: Lumbrokinase

01:08:10 Finding the right care



Featured Studies 

  • Tick-Borne Disease Diagnostics and Surveillance Methods

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37895430/

  • Abnormal Laboratory Values for Vector-Borne Illness

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33511252/

  • Empirical validation of the Horowitz MIDS Questionnaire for Lyme disease

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28919803/



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