The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.8
be your own health detective with angela pifer
SIBO can be a debilitating condition for many people so it is important to become your own private investigator to really understand what went wrong in your body to allow SIBO to occur. In today’s episode, Rebecca talks to functional medical nutritionist aka SIBO Guru, Angela Pifer, about the importance of really listening to your body. Treating SIBO is a marathon, not a sprint, so taking
In today’s episode of The Healthy Gut podcast, Rebecca Coomes talks to functional medical nutritionist aka SIBO Guru, Angela Pifer, about the importance of really listening to your body. Treating SIBO is a marathon, not a sprint, so taking time to find what works for you can have a positive impact.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 8 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
✓ Why we should all be our own private investigator when it comes to understanding why we developed SIBO
✓ SIBO is a secondary condition – something must have gone wrong for it to develop
✓ Why Angela is passionate about taking a full and detailed health history to uncover why SIBO developed
✓ 25-45 million Americans are estimated to experience IBS, with 1 in 5 Australians estimated to have it
✓ Why Angela is passionate about being mindful when using antibiotics and eating a restricted diet
✓ The emotional impact treating SIBO can have on a person and Angela’s suggestions on how to break the vicious cycle
✓ Why stepping away from the SIBO chat rooms and research obsession, and going outside for a walk or spending time with friends can have a positive impact on your health
✓ The importance of sticking with a treatment protocol for a period of time
✓ Why it’s ok to get a second opinion
✓ How you can learn to find your IC valve and some symptoms you may experience if it is not working properly
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connect with angela pifer
Angela Pifer, SIBO GURU has had a thriving clinical practice for the past 11 years, working clinically as a licensed Certified Nutritionist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in nutrition science from Bastyr University, where she also taught as adjunct faculty. She was trained in Functional Medicine, even before the term ‘functional medicine’ became a buzz word.
Specialising from the start in functional gut disorders, for the past 4 years her practice has focused solely on SIBO. As the SIBO Guru, instead of chasing symptoms, she helps her patients get to the root of their illness.
SIBO Patient Research Program
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About The Host
Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.