Methane-Producing Bacteria

...that the presence of methane-producing bacteria in the gut cause fermentation of carbohydrates creating abdominal bloating?

They also cause an increase in production of short chain fatty acids which are easily absorbed by the small intestine and may lead to --- insulin resistance, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and obesity. The Methane Breath Test is an excellent way to confirm the presence of these methanogenic bacteria.