Gastrointestinal problems make up a large majority of doctor visits. This can be troubling for the rest of the body. A large portion of the body’s energy is spent with digestion. Up to 80% of the body’s immune system resides in the gut. You definitely want to keep this system healthy. The problems range from indigestion, heart burn, constipation and bloating to more serious problems like irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s and parasite infestation. Most of these problems can be addressed with correcting the diet, supporting digestion and producing a good environment for good bacteria. Significant gastrointestinal problems don’t not have to rule your life.
Determining digestion function can be done through many non-invasive methods. Simple in-office tests and symptom survey questionnaires can direct towards proper support options. For more significant problems, functional testing can be performed to determining:
- Digestion Function
- Yeast Overgrowth
- Overgrowth of other pathogens like cryptosporidium, C.difficile and H. pylori
- Overgrowth of parasites like trichomonas, entamoeba, ascaris and toxoplasmosis
- Food intolerance test GI Testing
A health consultation can get to the bottom of your gut problems. Start treating the cause not the symptoms today.