As the real food movement continues to grow, more and more people are beginning to focus on the health of their gut by eating fermented foods and taking probiotics.
According to Global Industry Analysis, probiotic supplement sales have and will continue to raise about 6.8% for the next 5 years, which means sales growth will soar from $27.9 billion in annual earnings to $44.9 billion. (1)
But what if your probiotic is actually hurting you?
Because… if you have Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), taking certain types of probiotics could be aggravating your gut symptoms.
And SIBO is much more common than you might think. In fact, a study from The American Journal of Gastroenterology published in 2003 showed that 84% of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) sufferers have SIBO. (2) [click to continue…]