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Gastroenterology

bowel, bowel movement, poop, constipation, Bristol Scale, natural constipation relief, naturopathic medicine

GETTING YOUR POOP TOGETHER

It’s time to get real. When was the last time you had a bowel movement? And the last time you had a bowel movement did you check it out? I mean really check it out? People rarely take time out of their day to think about poop. But they should. It’s an important part of daily life. A lot of people are constipated and don’t even know it. Constipation occurs when there is lack of ease or discomfort in eliminating the bowels,

Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gasteroenterology, Naturopathic Medicine, Inflammation, Washington, Wellness, Gastrointestinal Issues

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT EOE

As a naturopathic doctor with a specialty in gastroenterology I often work with patients that have been referred to me by a primary care doctor. In these cases, symptoms are often hard to diagnose or conversely, the diagnosis is so specific my expertise is required. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) is one of those specific types of diagnoses.  A naturopathic approach to patient care looks for the root cause of an illness in order to relieve symptoms. The treatment of EOE requires a multifaceted

Intestinal Discomfort, Gut Health, Naturopathic Medicine, Naturopathic Physician, IBS, SIBO

What To Consider: Is It IBS or Something Else?

Worried your intestinal discomfort is here to stay? It’s not as if you are trying to intentionally suffer through your symptoms – but you just can’t seem to find a way to alleviate them. Most likely you have already tried to do so much on your own: You searched for wisdom from an allopathic doctor’s perspective – the scary diagnoses have been ruled outYou explored supplements, over the counter medications and prescriptionsYou changed your habits to better support healthy nutrition, movement, sleep and