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Exploring the diagnosis and treatment of SIBO

May 27, 2020 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. AEST

Small Intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), is the most common cause of IBS and one of the most frequent reasons a patients will come to see a practitioners.

Besides digestive symptoms, bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine has far reaching implications on systemic health.

In this webinar, renowned SIBO expert, Dr Nirala Jacobi, will explore the diagnosis and treatment of of SIBO as well as underlying causes of this complex condition. You will learn the different patterns, presentations and diagnosis of SIBO as well as guidance on structuring your treatment plan.

About the presenter:

Dr. Nirala Jacobi, BHSc, ND (USA) is a board-certified naturopathic physician. She graduated from Bastyr University in 1998 and practiced as a primary care physician in Montana for 7 years before arriving in Australia.

Nirala is considered one of Australia’s leading expert in the treatment of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a common cause of IBS.

She is the medical director for SIBOtest, an online testing service for practitioners. She is so passionate about educating practitioners that she founded “The SIBO Doctor”, an online professional education platform for functional digestive disorders. She lectures nationally and internationally about the assessment and treatment of SIBO and is the host of the popular podcast The SIBO Doctor podcast for practitioners.

She is the medical director and senior naturopathic physician at The Biome Clinic, center for functional digestive disorders in Mullumbimby, New South Wales.

Nirala is also one of the co-founders of the Australian Naturopathic Summit, a biennial event that aims to promote and showcase the art and science of naturopathic medicine in Australia.

She is a member of the Gastroenterology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (GastroANP) and the Naturopath and Herbalist Association of Australia (NHAA).