Naturopathic physicians believe that the root of many health disorders originates in the digestive system. For many people, the gastrointestinal balance of beneficial to harmful bacteria has been disrupted by the Standard American Diet (SAD) lacking in fiber, omega 3 fatty acids and beneficial bacteria. The modern day overuse of pharmaceutical drugs including PPIs (Nexium / Prilosec) can lead to increased infection and in the long term – disease. Patients with digestive orders often present with coexisting conditions including sleeping disorders and anxiety, as a large portion of our neurotransmitters are created in the gut.
Digestive disorder treatment involves dietary counseling and surveillance, diagnostic testing and nutritional supplementation. Consult with one of our NDs today on how to get back on track with your gut health.
- GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) / Acid reflux
- Gas & bloating
- Celiac Disease / Non-celiac gluten sensitivity
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Small Intestinal Bowel Overgrowth (SIBO)
- Crohns/Ulcerative Colitis