The most significant
determinant of health is the proper function of a digestive
system. Your body functions optimally when you properly digest and absorb
nutrients and efficiently eliminate waste products to reduce toxin load in the
body. It goes far beyond just eating a clean diet. A patient's current symptoms, food sensitivities, past medical history, lifestyle, and age are all accounted for when assessing the health of the digestive system.
We are chronically exposed to stress, high dose antibiotics, antacids, painkillers
(Advil, Tylenol), dietary toxins and alcohol that compromise our digestive tract.
Digestive disturbance is one
of the primary causes of chronic illness and must be addressed to reach optimal
The digestive system also
plays an important role in the proper functioning of the immune system. A proper,
healthy gut flora (bacteria) can help the body fight off infections and serve
as a strong defense system against many diseases.
Signs of Digestive Concerns
(bloating, cramping, excessive gas, pain)
- Decrease in energy
- Diarrhea, constipation
- Headaches or
- Acne, eczema or
- Weight gain or
- Sinus congestion
- Joint pain,
- Depression and
Lab tests offered to determine