Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Description: 

Irritable bowel syndrome is a common condition characterized by abdominal pain with constipation and/or diarrhoea continuing for years without any other general deterioration in health. Historically no cause can be found even when clinically investigated the bowel shows normal functionality.

Other Common Names: 

IBS, Spastic Colon, Mucous Colitis,

Symptoms: 

Diarrhoea, Pain and Discomfort, Bloated Feeling, Swelling of the Abdomen, Flatulence,

Possible Causes: 

Possible causes poor diet, food intolerances, food allergies, too much caffeine and alcohol, lack of digestive enzymes, an underlying parasitic infection, overgrowth of yeast following the use of antibiotics or the use of the contraceptive pill. Too little good gut bacteria and too many unhealthy bacteria.

Associated Diagnostics: 

Health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome are complex and have many contributing factors, some conditions may and be managed through diet and nutrition alone, whilst others may require one or more tests.
If your symptoms indicate the need for testing we will select the correct diagnostic protocols for your condition.
Digestive Function including Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis, IgG Food Antibody, Lactose Intolerance, Celiac Disease, Food Intolerance (FACT). Parasitology Profile, Yeast Overgrowth, Nutrition, Amino Acids, Adrenal Stress Index.