Living with gut health issues can be a frustrating and debilitating experience
'The stomach is the home of disease, and abstinence is the most important medicine.' - Ibn Sina, an 11th century Persian polymath and physician, also known as Avicenna.
At our functional medicine clinic, we take a personalized approach to supporting gut healing. We believe that healing the gut is key to achieving optimal health and wellbeing, and we work with each patient to develop a customized treatment plan that addresses their specific gut-related health concerns.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder characterized by symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation, often triggered by stress, certain foods, or hormonal changes.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when there's an excessive growth of bacteria in the small intestine, leading to symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain, and irregular bowel movements, which can interfere with nutrient absorption and overall gut health.
Leaky gut, or increased intestinal permeability, is a condition where the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, allowing undigested food particles, toxins, and bacteria to enter the bloodstream, potentially causing inflammation and various health issues.
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are two types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, leading to symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, fatigue, and weight loss.
Heartburn and acid reflux
Heartburn and acid reflux occur when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus, causing discomfort, a burning sensation in the chest, and sometimes a sour taste in the mouth, often triggered by certain foods, obesity, or stress.
Chronic constipation and diarrhea
Chronic constipation and diarrhea are persistent disruptions in normal bowel movements, which can result from a variety of factors, including poor diet, lack of exercise, stress, or underlying medical conditions, affecting overall digestive health.
Food intolerances (like gluten and dairy)
Food intolerances, like gluten and dairy, occur when the body struggles to digest certain proteins or sugars found in specific foods, leading to symptoms such as bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and even skin issues or fatigue.
Our expert clinical team will take their time to run an indepth analysis understanding your medical history, timeline, story, triggers and symptoms
We utilize advanced laboratory testing, such as comprehensive blood panels, stool analysis, food sensitivity testing, and gut micro-biome analysis to identify potential triggers or underlying factors that may be contributing to gut dysfunction.
Our gut healing approach may include dietary modifications, such as removing trigger foods and incorporating gut-healing foods, as well as lifestyle changes, stress reduction techniques, and targeted supplementation to support gut healing.