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Acne Rosacea and Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Could small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) be the cause of Acne Rosacea? Rosacea is characterized by chronic inflammation of the central facial area and the eyes that causes social discomfort and can greatly reduce a person quality of life. In the USA it is thought up to 16 million people suffer from this widespread – but not well understood – condition. Gastrointestinal... Read More

Understanding Digestive Disorders: What every doctor needs to know about IBS

Interview by  Dr Lise Alschuler past-President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians with Dr Nirala Jacobi ND “Five to Thrive” program broadcast – 21 November 2013 W4CS Radio (USA) Overview: SIBO is a new clinical approach to IBS and modern health disorders. IBS, one of the most common and difficult-to-treat conditions today, typically has... Read More

Understanding the Six Leading Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Dr Nirala Jacobi, ND (USA) We all can relate to the occasional digestive discomfort after a heavy meal, constipation after travelling, or diarrhoea after a case of food poisoning. People suffering from IBS however, talk about diarrhoea that’s almost incapacitating, severe abdominal cramping, and extreme pain. “I don’t leave the house unless I know there’s a toilet close... Read More

Feeling the burn? The low down on acid reflux

Acid reflux     I spend a portion of my week working at a local pharmacy, giving health advice to the many customers that walk through its doors. As you can imagine, the majority of people that visit the pharmacy are there because they are not well. One common complaint among them is digestive issues such as acid reflux. There is a myriad of antacid products available... Read More

Your Digestive Wellness with Dr Nirala Jacobi ND (USA)

Acid Reflux SIBO and IBS specialist The digestive tract is home to over 80% of our immune system, manufactures hormones, and is often the first place we notice discomfort when we are unwell or experience stress. Conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Candida, Parasitic infections, Acid reflux, and the lesser known but extremely common Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth... Read More

Understanding SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth)

THANK YOU!! We have had a great response to Dr Jacobi’s lecture on SIBO.  Please  subscribe    for  updated information about  SIBO.   SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth) is one of the most common causes of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), and is often present in a host of other conditions. Typically, patients present with classic IBS symptoms but don’t... Read More

Three steps to better sleep

One of the most frequent complaints I hear from patients is that they long for a good night’s sleep.   Poor sleep affects up to 25 percent of the population,  and affects women more than men. Insomnia is now recognized as a serious public health concern that puts us at greater risk of diabetes, stroke, hypertension, heart disease and depression. In our hectic world, we... Read More

Rapid weight loss programs and the ‘HCG diet’

  By Emily Sugars  Adv.Dip.Nat   Dr Walter Crinnion’s book  ‘Clean, Lean and Green’ is an interesting read, and talks about how toxins affect our ability to lose weight. We are exposed to toxins every day and these toxins, over time, accumulate in our fat tissue and also affect cell function. If our cells can’t function properly, then normal metabolic processes are... Read More

Exposing Unproven Cancer Cures

Receiving a cancer diagnosis can cause feelings of helplessness and even desperation. But before you consider navigating the waters of unproven treatments, listen to this practical advice. Wellness Times Editorial Advisor Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, explains what a naturopathic oncologist is and describes a few of the unproven treatments being touted as cancer cures. She provides tips... Read More

Patient testimonial

I just got this great testimonial from a patient. It made my day!   “When I first consulted Dr. Nirala Jacobi, it was with a sense of desperation. Years earlier, I had been diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, bipolar disorder, depression, bilateral Morton’s Neuroma, iron deficiency anaemia and hypothyroidism.  I had been taking Lithium and anti-depressants for the bipolar... Read More