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Associated Conditions

As a common underlying cause, SIBO is associated with many other health complaints and conditions. SIBO is either correlated with causing the conditions below, or is thought to be partly caused by these conditions. The list may be large, but if you experience digestive disturbances and one or more of the conditions listed, SIBO testing is warranted. By treating the root cause, patients may experience a permanent shift in their health.

 
  • Acne Roseacea
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Anemia
  • Autism
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Medication Use
    • Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI's)
    • Opiates
      (pain medication)
    • NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory medications such as Advil/Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Motrin, etc.)
  • Diabetes
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fructose Malabsorption
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • GERD (Reflux)
  • History of Surgery, especially Abdominal
  • H. Pylori Infection (Ulcers)
  • Hypochlorhydria (low stomach acid)
    • Hypothyroidism and/or Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
    • Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) including Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Lactose intolerance
    • Leaky Gut Syndrome
    • Liver Cirrhosis (Liver Damage)
    • Lyme Disease
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
    • Pancreatitis
    • Parasites
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pernicious Anemia
    • Prostatitis
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
    • Short Bowel Syndrome 
    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) (includes Concussions)
    • Tropical Sprue