Digestive Issues Food Testing Dr. James
Are you struggling with chronic digestive issues?
Not sure what to do?
Chronic Digestive Issues are very common. In fact, nearly 50% of chronic complaints in the United States can be connected to leaky gut syndrome. Leaky gut syndrome is a major cause of GI issues and dysfunction in the U.S.
Causes of Leaky Gut?
Stress – chronic stress can prevent proper digestion and in some cases may stop it completely.
Decreased levels of Pancreatic Enzymes – Digestive enzymes play an important role in the digestive process.
Dysbiosis – microbial imbalance in your gut has been show to weaken you gastrointestinal (GI) system.
Medications – Prescriptions such as antibiotics can destroy your GI microbes. When this happens, it can lead to GI dysfunction, diarrhea, etc.
Alcohol – Drinking alcohol is particularly troublesome when it is consumed on an empty stomach. This can lead to GI dysfunction.
Food Sensitivities and Intolerances – Eating the wrong foods can lead to increased inflammation which may lead to a variety of problems. Among them, GI dysfunction. It is for this reason that we TEST our patients to determine what they react to!