If you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) that you are not alone. 15% of all patient visits to a primary care physician and 25 — 50% of visits to a Gastrointestinal professional are associated with IBS.
For decades Western medicine professionals widely regarded the origin of IBS as a disorder. As a result, many patients have been given anti-depression drugs, such as Prozac, to deal with their IBS. Thanks to recent research, our understanding of the debilitating disease has evolved — together with those practicing Functional Medicine paying special attention.
The research revealed that many factors can contribute to IBS. We have discovered that leaky gut and genetics, anxiety our Gut Microbiome’s state, the breakdown of physical digestive mechanisms of our gut might be major contributors to this disorder.
The right diagnosis is critical in creating a successful treatment plan. Since we know that there are various factors to IBS, it’s paramount so as to create a customized treatment program that addresses the root cause of your IBS your unique and contributing causes are pinpointed.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a digestive disorder that has been described as a selection of debilitating pain or abdominal discomfort that is ongoing for the previous 6 months and occurring three or more times in the previous 3 weeks. The pain accompanies a change in the frequency and appearance of feces.
Like many conditions, each individual in different ways affects. IBS signs/symptoms that are Frequent include:
- changes in the frequency of bowel movements. Though others can fluctuate between the two, some people today experience diarrhea or constipation.
- changes from the look of stool, such as texture and color. Many people today see mucus or undigested food particles in their feces.
- Abdominal bloating and pain. After meals and/or can be continuous, this can occur.
- Heartburn or Acid Reflux.
- Reduction of desire.
Treatment and precise diagnosis of this disease go well beyond the gut while this disease is experienced in the intestinal tract. Many are connected to important diseases. For instance, leaky gut (known clinically as intestinal permeability) has been linked to the following conditions/diseases:
- Neurogenerative Parkinson’s disease or disease such as Alzheimer’s
- Autoimmune disease like Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
- Hormone imbalances
- Mood disturbances such as Stress
- Skin disorders like Eczema
Health Coach El Paso, TX uses stool testing and diagnostic blood to correctly diagnosis the condition called the origin factors as well as IBS. With this information, we could treat the symptoms that you close the door and may be experiencing.
From symptoms such as bloating or acid reflux to complicated diseases like IBD, we cure a comprehensive list of intestinal tract conditions, including:
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
- Leaky Gut
- Acid Reflux
If you are having any of these disruptive and sometimes debilitating IBS ailment, please contact Health Coach El Paso, TX to set up a consultation at calling 915-412-6677 or email us at Coach@ElPasoFunctionalMedicine.com
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