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If a person has sibo (lactulose positive), what diet is best for them to be on?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine

In brief: Low complex carbs

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (sibo) can have multiple causes, is excessive bacterial count in the small intestine.
Can be associated with overuse of proton pump inhibitors, fistulas in the bowel, motility disorders, scleroderma, celiac disease, certain gastric ulcer surgery, some immune diseases. Rx is geared toward the underlying cause and antibiotics. Less complex cho (bread) may help.

In brief: Low complex carbs

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (sibo) can have multiple causes, is excessive bacterial count in the small intestine.
Can be associated with overuse of proton pump inhibitors, fistulas in the bowel, motility disorders, scleroderma, celiac disease, certain gastric ulcer surgery, some immune diseases. Rx is geared toward the underlying cause and antibiotics. Less complex cho (bread) may help.
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