Category: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

February 28, 2018

IBS versus IBD: The Role of Fecal Calprotectin testing

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder involving abnormal gut contractions and increased gut hypersensitivity. Symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, gas, bloating, mucous in stools, and irregular bowel habits with constipation, and/or diarrhea. Digestive upset of some type is one of the most common complaints in a Naturopathic medical practice. For […]

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December 15, 2017

Mapping the Microbiome: Lab Testing for Dysbiosis 

Dr. Leah Hassall, ND As the interest in the human microbiome grows, the complexities of the microbiome and the link between a dysfunctional microbiome and chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, acne, diabetes, eczema, allergies, IBS, inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, depression and anxiety, cancer and many autoimmune conditions continues to unfold. When we refer to the […]

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