The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.7
restless leg syndrome and rosacea with dr. leonard winestock
Have you ever been driven crazy with a crawling, tingling, itsy feeling in your feet or legs? Or perhaps you have experienced persistent redness on your facial skin that won’t go away.
In this episode of The Healthy Gut Podcast, Rebecca Coomes talks to gastroenterologist Dr. Leonard Winestock about why Restless Leg Syndrome and Rosacea are connected to the gut and SIBO.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 7 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
✓ Why up to 60% of people with IBS have an autoimmune condition
✓ The impact damaged nerves have with people experiencing IBS
✓ The importance of taking a full history when uncovering what is going wrong in a person’s body
✓ Why bloating does not equal SIBO
✓ Why Restless Leg Syndrome can stem from your gut and why having it puts you at an increased risk of having SIBO
✓ How treating SIBO can lead to a permanent eradication or severe reduction of Restless Leg Syndrome
✓ How treating SIBO can lead to a marked improvement in Rosacea
✓ How an imbalance of gut bacteria may increase the risk of colon cancer
✓ SIBO: Cure vs Control
✓ How Dr. Leonard Winestock uses diet to support the treatment of SIBO patients
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connect with dr. leonard winestock
Dr. Leonard Winestock is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is president of Specialists in Gastroenterology and the Advanced Endoscopy Center. He teaches at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. Weinstock is an active lecturer and has published more than 70 articles, abstracts, editorials and book chapters. He is an investigator at the Sundance Research Center and has participated over 30 research studies. He is currently researching the role and treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in restless legs syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome and rosacea
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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.