SIBO – The Likely Cause of ‘Tummy Troubles’

1:5 Adults Struggle with Digestive Problems – The Majority of them Women.

If you’re one of them, do you know what’s causing your ‘stomach issues’?

If you struggle with Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, reflux, or cramps, the first step to fixing it is to find the root cause. For these symptoms, the most likely cause is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).

In brief, SIBO is an overgrowth of gut bacteria in the wrong location.  Usually there should be lots of bacteria in your colon but very few in your small intestine.  However, with SIBO, there are a lot of bacteria in the small intestine.  These bacteria ferment fiber (producing gas) and pull in water.  The result of this gut full of water is digestive symptoms. 

In this podcast episode, learn all the details of:

  • What small-intestinal bacterial overgrowth is
  • What the signs and symptoms are (they’re not all digestive)!
  • How it’s diagnosed
  • How it’s treated
  • How to prevent it from coming back
  • The best dietary approach (before, after, and during treatment)

Also get our free guide (hosted by the SIBO Academy) HERE!

Nutrition Management of SIBO
Your guide to nutrition management of Small-Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Free SIBO Guide

From the Pros! Developed by Registered Dietitians who work with Small-Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth patients daily.

Get the Low-Down on SIBO

Have a listen to the podcast episode here or add/subscribe on your favorite podcast app (links below):

The mission of the Empowered Nutrition podcast is to help busy, fit women optimize their metabolic, digestive, and hormonal health. 

If you’re excited about that idea, I’d love to hear from you! What topics are you excited to hear about on the show? Send me a question or topic suggestion a the survey HERE. I’ll add it to my list!

Questions?  Send them any time via the contact page.

I’m looking forward to our chats!

Best wishes,


Erin Skinner

Leave a Comment

Call Now Button