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Nirala Jacobi

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Nirala Jacobi
Dr Nirala Jacobi graduated from Bastyr University in 1998 with a doctorate in naturopathic medicine. She practiced as a primary care physician in Montana for seven years before arriving in Australia and is still a licensed physician in the US. Considered one of Australia’s leading experts in the natural treatment of small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), a common cause of IBS, Dr Jacobi is a national and international speaker on this topic. Dr Jacobi is the medical director of SIBO test (sibotest.com), an online testing service,and also has a busy practice in northern NSW.

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Aug 07, 2017

It is estimated that the global prevalence of IBS is 11%. The most common cause of IBS is small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) — in fact, a whopping 60-80% of IBS is due to this common condition, totalling a possible 500 million people worldwide.