GASTRO-INTESTINAL HEALTH

GASTRO-INTESTINAL HEALTH

Gastro-intestinal health disorders range from mild to serious and are often resilient to treatment. Changes in diet and lifestyle frequently improve and even resolve many of these conditions.

REFLUX

Acid reflux or heartburn is a very common gut complaint that can lead to serious complications. Reflux occurs when some of the acid content of the stomach flows up into the oesophagus, creating a painful burning sensation in the lower chest, often after eating.

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ULCERATIVE COLITIS & CROHNS DISEASE

Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn’s disease Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), are 2 chronic inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Although their cause is uncertain, abnormal activation of the immune system and an altered microbiome may be significant contributors.

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NON COELIAC GLUTEN SENSITIVITY

Non-Celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) or gluten intolerance is a gastro-intestinal disorder that is often mistaken for Celiac disease or a wheat allergy. It shares similar symptoms to Celiac disease such as brain fog, headache, fatigue, gas, bloating and abdominal pain, but is a less severe condition.

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IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastro-intestinal disorder that has significant impact on a person’s quality of life. Symptoms of IBS include: cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea or constipation, or both.

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