Digestion

Your digestive tract is your highway to health.

More than 20 million Canadians suffer from digestive disorders. Those affected appreciate how devastating the symptoms can be and the influence they can have on one’s personal and professional life. The magnitude of the problem is underestimated by the government, employers and the general public. Fortunately, there are investigative options and treatment solutions that can help.

Do you experience any of the following digestive difficulties or concerns?

  • Constipation, diarrhea or IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)

  • Indigestion, heart burn, reflux, GERD

  • Gas, bloating

  • Mal-absorption

  • Food sensitivities, Celiac disease or gluten sensitivity

  • Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis

  • Leaky gut syndrome

Our Naturopathic Doctors provide a personalized nutrition program for each client along with therapeutic nutrient recommendations to heal the gastrointestinal system and restore optimal body function and metabolism. You will become more aware of the connection between your gastrointestinal system and your immune, hormone, and other body systems. Many common symptoms such as pain, fatigue, lower mood and skin rashes often have their origins in the gastrointestinal tract.

Treatment Order:

 

  • Treat and remove any pathogens or dysbiosis (i.e. bacterial overgrowth, parasites, ec.)

  • Repair the gut using important nutrients and specific supplementation strategies

  • Remove GI toxins from your diet

  • Decrease inflammation and improve immune function

  • Replace digestive enzymes

  • Re-inoculate the GI tract with pre and probiotics

  • Address and manage food sensitivities

  • Utilize mind-body techniques (meditation, yoga, and guided imagery) to increase normal parasympathetic action of digestive processes

 

Treatment Order:

 

  • Food Sensitivity Testing (IgG)

  • IgA Food Reactions

  • Allergy Testing (IgE)

  • Celiac Profile 

  • Candida Panel 

  • SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overload)

  • LIBO (Large Intestine Bacterial Overload)

  • Comprehensive Stool Analysis and Parasitology