Digestive Health

Uncover the Cause of your gastrointestinal symptoms!

Digestive complaints such as constipation, diarrhea, heartburn and bloating are very common issues which thousands of people suffer with each day. These conditions decrease your enjoyment of life and may limit your everyday activities.

 

Conditions such as food allergies, leaky gut syndrome, SIBO, fungal and parasitic infections are often unaddressed conditions that cause many digestive issues. 

 

Digestive problems may also have to do with 

hormonal imbalance.  As a woman's hormones fluctuate, such as for menopause, production of estrogen and progesterone begin to decrease. These hormones regulate many different functions of the body and when the levels are altered you may experience digestive problems.

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Gut-Brain Connection: ....

 

Your gut is called your second brain because ninety-five percent of your body’s serotonin, the body’s “feel-good” hormone, is found not in the brain, but in your gut. So, if you have chronic digestive issues, you may also be low in serotonin and dopamine that help regulate your moods. 

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Gut-Body Connection....

 

Digestive issues can lead to many conditions you see in the diagram above.  An unhealthy gut lining may develop holes allowing partially digested food, toxins, and bugs to penetrate the tissues beneath it.  This triggers inflammation and changes in the normal bacteria in the gut leading to problems not only in the digestive tract but in many other tissues in the body as well. 

Take Charge of Your Health

Digestive Testing

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Functional Medicine testing such as a Comprehensive Stool Profile can reveal important information about the root cause of many common gastrointestinal symptoms such as gas, bloating, indigestion, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and constipation.

A structured functional medicine panel offers the advantage of assessing multiple functional areas that may be contributing to symptoms. For example, diarrhea could stem from many causes including pancreatic insufficiency, inflammation, food allergies, or the presence of a pathogenic or potentially pathogenic organism. A positive result on one or more fecal biomarker test helps guide therapy.

Symptoms often improve as identified functional imbalances and inadequacies become normalized through targeted dietary, lifestyle, and supplementation therapeutics.

Functional Medicine offers a more holistic understanding of chronic illness. Get results with our use of holistic and complex laboratory analysis that will help us determine what is behind your health issues. Our patients experience lasting relief from their symptoms with the use of natural, noninvasive therapies designed to support their body’s ability to heal.

If you suffer from digestive issues and traditional medicine approaches have not helped...contact us. We would love to discuss how we can help! Schedule a consultation or evaluation today.

Schedule An Appointment

Schedule an initial consult to get an understanding of your goals and what problems you've been having.

Create A Plan

After evaluating your examine and lab findings, we will develop a comprehensive health plan.

Get Your Life Back

Our individualized care plans and treatments will get you back to feeling great and living life to the fullest.

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Schedule An Appointment

Schedule an initial consult to get an understanding of your goals and what problems you have been having that you would like to resolve.

Create A Plan

After evaluating your lab findings and exam results, we will develop a comprehensive health plan. 

Get Your Life Back

Our individualized care plans and treatments will get you back to feeling great and living life to the fullest.