On today’s The Gut Show episode, we talk about what bile is, how it’s playing a role in your IBS symptoms, and how to start talking to your doctor target this piece of the IBS puzzle.


In this episode, we cover:

What is bile [2:02]

Why is bile released into the small intestine [2:42]

Bile is a detergent  [3:30]

What is bile made up of [4:21]

Eliminating waste from the body [6:06]

What happens to bile [6:29]

Gallbladder removal [9:52]

Small intestine [11:12]

Where do things go wrong [13:09]

What can you do about this [13:46]

Bile buildup [16:57]

Bile acid malabsorption [17:17]

How to test for this [19:08]

What happens if you’ve had your gallbladder removed [22:09]


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