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    New Research and Discoveries about IBS!
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    yudaman23 posted:
    Dr. Mark Pimentel is one of the leaders in IBS research. His YouTube channel presents videos of him and other healthcare experts presenting their findings about diagnosis and treatment of IBS. He also talks about his global conference/webinar in July which you can attend to get the latest info. Check it out!
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    sheba_q responded:
    This is for the subset of people who are diagnosed with IBS but actually have SIBO
     
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    yudaman23 replied to sheba_q's response:
    These conditions are not mutually exclusive. We have found that most IBS symptoms are in fact caused by bacteria in the small intestine.
     
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    calgal37 replied to yudaman23's response:
    Yudaman23, I'm not sure you can say that most IBS symptoms are caused by bacteria in the intestinal tract. There may be a few or many causes of IBS. A recent suggestion was that children with "IBS-like" symptoms be screened for celiac disease. That is certainly not caused by bacteria. It's also possible that adults should also be screened for celiac disease or non-celiac-gluten-sensitivity, too, since that seems to be turning up more and more.


    Yes, SIBO may produce a subset of IBS problems, but not all.


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