Where do you draw the line at too much treatment? Many of us think we don’t want heroic measures to drag out our deaths. But everything from the way we fund medical research to the way most doctors practice medicine pushes us in the opposite direction. We’ll spend the hour probing the intersection of industry, bureaucracy, culture, and health — and how to change it for the better.
What is SIBO?
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a serious condition affecting the small intestine. It occurs when bacteria that normally grow in other parts of the gut start growing in the small intestine. That causes pain and diarrhea. It can also lead to malnutrition as the bacteria start to use up the body’s nutrients. at Functional Medicine Associates you can learn more about sibo treatment.
- Sharon Kaufman, chair of the Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; author of Ordinary Medicine: Extraordinary Treatments, Longer Lives, and Where to Draw the Line