The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.69
Traumatic brain injury and SIBO
If you’ve suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) you may have noticed that your gut behaviour has changed. This week Rebecca is joined by Kayle Sandberg-Lewis who specialises in TBI’s and their treatment. Kayle and Rebecca discuss how to identify a TBI, what happens to your brain when you experience a TBI, how this can affect your overall health and specifically the gut/brain connection.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 69 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:
TBI’s vs non TBIs
Why questioning is so important to determine if a TBI has occurred
What to do if you have a TBI
The differences between the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system, and how to identify which is dominant
The changes that can occur in the gut following a TBI
Why practicing mindful eating after a TBI is important
Why TBIs should be treated as a disease process instead of a static event
How closely the brain and the gut are interlinked
What treatments can help to resolve TBIs
The statistical likelihood of having another TBI
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Connect with Kayle Sandberg-Lewis
Kayle Sandberg-Lewis holds a master’s degree in Behavioral Medicine and has a private practice specializing in acquired brain injuries, anxiety and stress-related disorders. In recent years, she has been exploring the link between brain injuries and gastrointestinal disorders. Board-certified by the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance as a Neurofeedback Practitioner, she is also trained in peripheral biofeedback. Kayle has several tools at her disposal to help the disordered brain calm itself and function more optimally thereby leading to improved vagal tone.
Kayle serves as adjunct faculty at National University of Natural Medicine where she created the Applied Psychophysiology track in the Master of Science in Integrative Mental Health.
To learn more about Kayle, visit her website at Kaylesandberglewis.com To communicate with her directly, email her at [email protected]
SIBO Patient Research Program
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About The Host
Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.