SIBO, otherwise known as small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, is a condition that occurs when an excessive amount of bacteria colonizes the small intestine. Unlike the healthy gut microbiome that lives in the large intestine, an influx of bacteria in the small intestine can lead to bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and a host of other flow-on side effects.
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The launch coincides with the release of a March 2022 article from Time Magazine on the condition. Their research suggested that SIBO is still a widely underdiagnosed condition, despite the fact that it is now believed to be the chief cause of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which approximately 11% of people worldwide suffer from.
Conscious Medicine is at the forefront of treating this rampant but often misunderstood condition. They suggest that any patient in the region who is experiencing prolonged digestive difficulties should contact them to get clear on what is the root cause.
More information on the distinction between functional and general medicine and how it can help in the case of conditions like SIBO is available at https://consciousmed.co/functional-medicine-atlanta
Prior to treatment, Conscious Medicine will comprehensively assess a patient’s overall health and lifestyle to get to the root cause of the condition. They will also help patients learn exactly what SIBO is, and what symptoms of SIBO are manifesting in their bodies. From there, they will develop a specific treatment plan, which will typically include diet modifications.
To take the guesswork out of medicine, they also run a number of lab tests to establish a full health profile for their patients.
Conscious Medicine is a leading functional health clinic in Gwinnett County. They have been serving and restoring health back to the local community since 2015. The clinic is run by President and Medical Director Truc Nguyen, MD, or “Dr. Tru” as she is better known, an empathetic and knowledgeable functional medicine expert.
A spokesperson for the clinic said, “Conscious Medicine promotes the prevention of chronic disease, natural holistic healing, functional nutrition, and integrative functional healthcare. We will work closely with you to bring an integrative and functional healthcare approach designed to empower your health and well-being.”
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