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The Alex Manos Podcast

Aug 24, 2018

In episode #4 of The Alex Manos Podcast I speak with Dr. Nirala Jacobi on SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth), a very common cause of bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and other GI symptoms.

We discuss the causes of SIBO, which Dr. Jacobi breaks in to four different categories:

  1. Motility issues

  2. Digestive deficits

  3. Obstructions/Adhesions

  4. Medications

Dr. Jacobi's website is:

We discuss the challenges of methane dominant SIBO, and how we need to enhance our understanding of this type of SIBO to develop effective strategies/treatment.

We also discuss why histamine intolerance is such a common finding in individuals with SIBO, and, whether biofilm supplements are of benefit, when to consider them, and  how the sequence them within a programme for maximal benefit.