The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.71
Eating Disorders and SIBO with Diane Ryan
Eating disorders are a common issue amongst the SIBO community and tackling them is a vital part of recovering from this condition. This week Rebecca is joined by Diane Ryan who specialises in helping people to tackle eating disorders and to identify the emotional triggers that have created them. Diane and Rebecca discuss the various types of eating disorders that exist, how they present, how to treat them and ultimately how to move on once you’ve recovered.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 71 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:
The correlation between SIBO and eating disorders
Why disordered eating is particularly prevalent amongst those with gut health issues
The various types of eating disorders that exist such as Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Bulimia and Orthorexia
How to identify whether your eating has become disordered
The emotional responses that often lead to eating disorders, such as a fear of certain foods
The other symptoms that go in conjunction with disordered eating, such as behavioural and mental health issues
Why you need to be open to, and relax about, eating food that is not on your restrictive diet from time to time
Reintroduction of foods and how to approach this if you have experienced disordered eating in the past
The psychological and physical effects of reintroducing foods
Why seeking help from an expert who is knowledgeable about eating disorders is important
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Connect with Diane Ryan
Diane is currently the Executive Director of Mirasol Recovery Centers in Tucson, AZ. Mirasol specializes in the treatment of adolescents and adults with eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression and substance use disorders, including exercise compulsion, orthorexia and GI dysbiosis. Diane observed the high prevalence of SIBO and its co-occurrence with IBS and other GI conditions and has been researching those connections in the treatment center population. Mirasol engages in a wide variety of integrative integrations in the pursuit of full recovery. Diane believes that is the power of these body-mind-spirit modalities that provides the optimal environment for healing.
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.