The SIBO Doctor Podcast
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The SIBO Doctor Episode 14 Jason Hawrelak
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Pre and Probiotic Use in SIBO In this episode, Dr Nirala Jacobi is in conversation with Dr Jason Hawrelak on the topic of all things gut. Dr Hawrelak is a researcher, lecturer, naturopath, and nutritionist with over 16 years of clinical experience. He also practices at Gould’s Natural Medicine - a 135 year old natural medicine apothecary and clinic in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Dr Hawrelak completed his PhD examining the capacity of probiotics, prebiotics, and herbal medicines to modify the gastrointestinal tract microbiota. He is currently the senior lecturer in Complementary and Alternative Medicines at the University of Tasmania’s School of Medicine where he coordinates the evidence based complementary medicines programs. Dr Hawrelak also teaches the gastrointestinal imbalances unit, within the Masters of Science and Human Nutrition, and Functional Medicine Program at the University of Western States, in Portland, Oregon. Topics discussed in this episode include: Dr Hawrelak’s 2016 lecture on Pre and Probiotics at the SIBO Summit 2017 - still available to practitioners as part of the SIBO Fundamentals online course. The website Dr Hawrelak developed, Probiotic Advisor, to help practitioners differentiate which probiotic strains and products are appropriate to different conditions. Recent probiotic research (2017) in relation to SIBO treatment and methane reduction. The importance of strain specificity in relation to therapeutic effect. Reseeding the gut with exogenous probiotics as an outdated concept, and the history of this ideology. Faecal transplants and the capacity of strains to remain in the gut as compared to probiotics taken in capsule form that does not. What metabolic modulation actions do probiotics have in the body, and how to integrate this with background changes to enhance the therapeutic effect. D-lactate V.S. L-lactate producing probiotic