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SIBO Recovery and Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) with Amy Hollenkamp of the SIBO Diaries

The Perfect Stool Understanding and Healing the Gut Microbiome

Release Date: 11/20/2018

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The Perfect Stool Understanding and Healing the Gut Microbiome

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Lucy Mailing, PhD is an up and comer in the gut health world, giving keynotes at many conferences and writing blog articles on the current research on the gut microbiome. We delve into what the research says about how various interventions impact the gut microbiome, including exercise, diet, red meat, fiber, probiotics, prebiotics, butyrate and glutamine. We also discuss the gut health tests she recommends and the oxygen-gut dysbiosis connection whose hallmark is an overgrowth of proteobacteria.

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In this inaugural episode of The Perfect Stool, host Lindsey Parsons interviews Amy Hollenkamp, RD, MS, author of The SIBO Diaries. Amy shares her experience overcoming SIBO, or Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth, subsequent large intestine problems due to an extended period on a very restricted diet and her experience with FMT (Fecal Microbiota Transplantation) at the Taymount Clinic in the Bahamas. You can also find Amy on Facebook.

You can find more information on your host, Lindsey Parsons, EdD, Certified Health Coach, at High Desert Health. Lindsey coaches women in losing weight without dieting or counting calories so that they can keep it off for life. She also educates and coaches women on improving autoimmune and digestive issues naturally. You can also follow Lindsey on Facebook or Twitter.

Links:

Amy Hollenkamp’s web site The SIBO Diaries: https://sibodiaries.com/

The SIBO Diaries on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesibodiaries/

Lindsey Parsons’ web site: High Desert Health: http://highdeserthealthcoaching.com/

High Desert Health on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HighDesertHealth/

High Desert Health on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HDesertHealth or @HDesertHealth

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Thank you to SoundDot for the music on the podcast: Royalty Free Music: www.soundotcom.com