FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols, which are short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) that the small intestine absorbs poorly. FODMAP diet: why you need it, what you can eat and what you can’t Let’s take a closer look at what it is and what foods are allowed and which are prohibited with such a nutrition
An upset stomach is more correctly called an intestinal (gut) disorder because most of the food is digested there. We will figure out what disrupts digestion and how to deal with burning, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and colic. This and other articles will help you learn more about unpleasant symptoms, but will not replace your doctor’s
As I specialize in gut health, I see many people who come to me after seeing at minimum 2-3 doctors with no luck and no relief in symptoms. Usually, the medical wastebasket diagnosis is given – Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and different medications are prescribed. One of the annoying symptoms of IBS is bloating. Let’s
Pathogenic bacteria consist of bacteria that can cause disease in the Gastrointestinal (GI) tract. They are present due to the consumption of contaminated food or water, exposure to animals, fish, or amphibians known to harbor the organisms. These organisms can be detected by either Multiplex PCR or microbiology culture with the help of functional stool
Testing, Causes, Solutions The things you may need to know to get to the root cause of your gut issues!