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Certification 1-03: SIBO and SIFO

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  1. Overview of SIBO and SIFO Module
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  2. What Is SIBO?
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  3. When To Test For SIBO
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  4. Pathogenesis: How SIBO Occurs
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  5. SIBO Testing: How To Test
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  6. Why Is SIBO Testing Important?
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  7. Common Testing Errors
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  8. SIBO Testing Interpretation: Baseline Values
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  9. SIBO Testing Interpretation: Hydrogen Values
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  10. SIBO Testing Interpretation: Methane Values
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  11. SIBO Testing Interpretation: Hydrogen Sulfide Values
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  12. SIBO Testing Interpretation: Putting It All Together
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  13. SIBO Treatment: Dietary Recommendations
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  14. SIBO Treatment: Pharm Recommendations
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  15. SIBO Treatment: Herbal Recommendations (Part 1)
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  16. SIBO Treatment: Herbal Recommendations (Part 2)
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  17. SIBO Treatment: Duration And Retesting
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  18. SIBO Treatment: Lingering Symptoms
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  19. SIBO and Prevention of Recurrence
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  20. What is SIFO?
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  21. Connection Between SIBO and SIFO
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  22. Testing for SIFO
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  23. SIFO Treatment
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  24. SIBO, SIFO and Next Steps of Treatment and Care
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  25. SIBO, SIFO And Clinical Cases
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  26. SIBO and SIFO: Summary and Reflection
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SIBO and SIFO Final Quiz Part 2

The essay questions in this quiz correspond to a case study that is based on information you encountered in this module. Please read the case study thoroughly and submit a text answer below each question. You will initially be rewarded full points for each question so you can proceed in your certification sequence. Once one of our staff reviews your essays, you will be awarded final points as well as feedback on your response.

Case Study:

56 year old male

CC: Unexplained GI symptoms.

SX: Pain after eating, bloating, constant feeling of fullness, painful gas, heartburn, reflux. Irregular bowel movements leaning toward constipation.

HX: PPI use since mid 30s. High stress lifestyle with long work hours and frequent travel.

Other Info:

  • Patient was treated for SIBO 6 months ago with a full course of Rifaximin. Upon retesting, his SIBO had cleared up. His constipation is vastly improved but his other symptoms have not resolved.
  • GI irregularity and makes travel and work life complicated and he is frustrated that his SIBO treatment did not clear up his symptoms entirely. His GI difficulties are affecting his quality of life and ability to work.
  • Patient has irregular diet and sleep. He often eats convenience foods while traveling and eats late at night frequently.

Pertinent Lab Work for Case Study: