Bloating, Reflux, and Gas – Have you considered a Nutritional Approach?

I see many clients in my clinical practice who suffer from bloating, stomach pain, gas, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, IBS, IBD or a combination of the above.

The age of onset is getting younger and younger. In fact, teenagers are one of the fastest growing demographic for drugs such as Nexium®, Dexilant and antacids (Tums®), which is quite worrisome. As well, there is emerging research linking long term PPI use to dementia[i], and concerns with cardiovascular health, kidney health and impairing nutrient absorption.

Personalized Nutrition Program Fundamental to Digestive Health

I have had great success and results with many clients suffering from these symptoms. Understanding digestive health and creating a personalized nutrition program is fundamental. These include different approaches that can identify food-related triggers and sensitivities, reducing inflammation and addressing underlying causes such as intestinal permeability and leaky gut.

The food that we eat can be the single yet most powerful change to improve chronic health symptoms. There are dozens of diets popularized in the media but the fact is that “ONE SIZE FITS NONE”. You may be unaware of the many different options and nutritional strategies.

The following are some examples of successful approaches and therapeutic diets which may be personalized for you :

1. Fodmap
2. Specific Carbohydrate Diet
3. Gaps Diet
4. Elimination Diet
5. Restorative Diet
6. Ketogenic Diet
7. Low Carb, Healthy Fat
8. Low oxlate, Low salicylate

The successful approach needs to be:

1. Personalized and customized
2. Sustainable and flexible
3. Easy to follow with implementation
4. Restorative and healing

Awareness, education and support can lead to great improvement and success. Many clients leave excited so feel free to call me at (416) 820-8017 to see how it feels to feel well again.

Please see client testimonials about improved digestion on my website.


[i] Gastroenterol Hepatol (N.Y.) 2016 Oct 12 (10): 644-646