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Benefits of AIRE 2 over AIRE 1

What are the benefits of AIRE 2 over AIRE 1 which only measures hydrogen?

AIRE measures the hydrogen** on your breath, AIRE 2 measures both hydrogen and methane. Both devices, AIRE and AIRE 2, can help people to pinpoint which FODMAPs are contributing to fermentation in the gut and thus triggering IBS related symptoms. While hydrogen is a gas commonly produced as a result of fermentation in the gut, some people may also have the gut microbes which produce methane gas.

As methane has been shown to slow down the passage of food in the gut and is commonly linked to constipation, AIRE 2 may help people with constipation to understand whether methane is a factor. Additionally, those with SIBO often have symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, belching, diarrhea and constipation. Some people with SIBO may produce more hydrogen, while others may produce more methane. It’s important to speak with your doctor if you suspect you have SIBO. If you’ve received a diagnosis of SIBO from a doctor, this device could be helpful for tracking the levels of fermentation in your small intestine.

Updated on: 15/03/2024

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