What is SIBO and How Can Diet and Probiotics Help? With Dr. Joe Mather
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Scheer Madness
What is SIBO and How Can Diet and Probiotics Help? With Dr. Joe Mather
Sep 14, 2022
Rachel Scheer

Today, in the Scheer Madness Podcast, Dr. Joe Mather joins Rachel to talk about gut health. They discuss what Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is, the leading causes of SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth), what we can do to help control bacterial growth, and how functional medicine can help address gut issues long-term. 

At the Ruscio Institute for Functional Medicine, Dr. Joe Mather uses an integrated approach of both natural and conventional medicine to help you heal, while also taking the time needed to get to the root cause of your health issues.   

For more information about working with our team at Rachel Scheer Nutrition, book a free 30-minute call at www.rachelscheer.com/application 


  • 00:00 Intro
  • 03:26 Why did you take interest in gut health?
  • 05:43 Why is gut health important?
  • 09:37 Shifting more to deemphasize laboratories
  • 14:02 Most common root causes of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
  • 17:31 What is SIBO (?
  • 19:58 How does SIBO develop?
  • 22:10 Poor sleep lead to low stomach acid
  • 25:44 The decrease in production of stomach acid
  • 29:48 Probiotics is a cost effective treatment
  • 35:33 Supplements aren’t necessary all the time
  • 40:25 Diets to help cure SIBO
  • 44:09 The elemental diet
  • 50:18 The three biggest gut killers 

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