News from SIG


Sacral Nerve Stimulation

Many people experience a strong urge to stool and sometimes don't make it to the bathroom in time.  
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Taking Control of Your Disease or Syndrome

How can inflammation be controlled? This is a critical question since many diseases, especially autoimmune conditions, have inflammation as a trigger or as a direct consequence  
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Dr. Weinstock was interviewed by the international support group LDNresearchtrust.org

Dr Weinstock was interviewed by the international support group LDNresearchtrust  
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The Healthy Gut podcast: Gut Health and SIBO Impact on RLS and Rosacea

In this week's episode of The Healthy Gut podcast, I speak with Rebecca Coomes around the impact gut health and SIBO can have on Restless Leg Syndrome and Rosacea.  
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Radhika Srinivasan Gender-Based Research Award 2016

The Impact of Trendelenberg Positioning on Ease of Colonoscope Insertion  
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Dr. Thyssen and Dr. Weinstock co-author research study on rosacea



Facial and Ocular Rosacea Study Results



Successful Treatment of Hepatitis C at SIG

In a recent electronic medical records review, the physicians at Specialists in Gastroenterology (SIG) have treated and cured over 100 patients with hepatitis C  
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KMOV TV Interview

KMOV TV interviewed Leonard Weinstock and Trish Myers on their protocol for a new approach to restless legs syndrome - increasing endorphins with LDN plays a role  
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SIG is active in clinical research - looking for subjects with chronic constipation, IBS, Crohn

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind,Placebo-controlled Trial of Oral RPC1063 as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis

Purpose: The objective of the RPC1063 clinical development program in UC is to demonstrate that RPC1063 administered orally is safe and effective in inducing and maintaining remission in patients with moderate to severe UC  
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LDNscience.org interviewed Dr. Weinstock in November 2015 on his interest and use of LDN

Using LDN to treat GI Disorders, Restless Leg Syndrome, and Sarcoidosis

Interview with Dr  
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Trisha Myers' CRPS Manuscript

Trisha Myers' manuscript entitled "Identification and treatment of new inflammatory triggers for complex regional pain syndrome: small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and obstructive sleep apnea" has been accepted for publication in Anesthesia & Analgesia - see our Research Publications to read the manuscript: Sarcoidosis - Treatment by LDN

The information that I will be sharing is from preliminary and limited experience  
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Gut Feeling

Doctors search the intestines for answers to medicine's mysteries.  
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SIG have had experience with antibiotic therapy for IBS since 2000

In early June 2014, rifaximin (xifaxan) finally was approved for the treatment of IBS  
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IBS can be caused by an autoimmune condition

At the Portland symposium Dr  
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SIBO Symposium Lectures



SIG Pathology Lab passes CAP recertification

In June 2015 the SIG Pathology Lab passed recertification by the CAP organization  
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Helicobacter Pylori

Specialists in Gastroenterology has added tests to help patients with Helicobacter pylori  
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Dr. Leonard Weinstock from the US - LDN Prescribing Doctor

Dr Leonard Weinstock, from the US, is an LDN Prescribing doctor, he shares his experience with us  
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Use of LDN in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Restless Leg Syndrome

Dr Weinstock gives experience with low dose naltrexone for IBS and RLS  
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Book contribution by Dr. Weinstock

Dr Weinstock has written a chapter in a book about sleep disturbances with the chapter entitled: Restless Legs Syndrome (Willis Ekbom Disease) and Gastrointestinal Disorders  
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Treating Patients with Recurrent C. Difficile Infection with Fecal Bacteriotherapy

We are pleased to offer fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for refractory Clostridium difficile  
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Rosacea International Study Group

In December, Dr Weinstock was invited to deliver a lecture to the 5th Annual meeting of the Rosacea International Study Group in Bordeaux, France  
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LDN/Naltrexone

Dr Weinstock has used low dose naltrexone (LDN) to treat GI disorders including ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, SIBO, IBS and constipation in over 260 patients since 2008.  
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Rosacea and Bacterial Overgrowth Study

Dr Weinstock from Specialists in Gastroentology and Dr Steinhoff from the University of California San Francisco are reporting their experience with rosacea and bacterial overgrowth in an article entitled, “Rosacea and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: prevalence and response to rifaximin” in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology  
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RLS Publication

Doctor Weinstock and his research colleagues at Vanderbilt Medical School recently published an article that reviewed every known disease associated with RLS - restless legs syndrome  
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Split Dosing Bowel Preps

GiDigest discusses Importance of Split Dosing Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy  
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Successful treatment for IBS

In a chart review by Doctor Weinstock of his patients with bacterial overgrowth the following information was determined  
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Digestive Health SmartBrief

Digestive Health SmartBrief is a FREE, twice weekly e-mail health newsletter from the American College of Gastroenterology and its member physicians  
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