SIBO Assessment, Treatment, and Management

 Learning objectives:

  • Understand the complexity of SIBO and it’s underlying causes
  • Learn about breath testing and its usefulness in the diagnosis of SIBO
  • Understand different gases produced in SIBO and their effect
  • Effective treatment strategies for SIBO


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Course By

Dr Nirala Jacobi, BHSc, ND

Dr. Nirala Jacobi, BHSc, ND (USA) graduated from Bastyr University in 1998 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. She practiced as a primary care physician in Montana for 7 years before arriving in Australia Nirala is considered one of Australia’s leading expert in the treatment of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a common cause of IBS. She organized the first Australian SIBO Summit held in Melbourne and Sydney in October 2016. Nirala is the medical director for SIBOtest, an online testing and educational service for practitioners. She is passionate about educating practitioners and lectures nationally and internationally about the assessment and treatment of SIBO. She is also the host of the popular podcast The SIBO Doctor podcast for practitioners. She is the medical director and senior naturopathic physician at The Biome Clinic, centre for functional digestive disorders in Mullumbimby, New South Wales. When she is not actively researching, seeing patients or lecturing, Dr Jacobi can be found enjoying the beauty of nature