Why is gut health important?
Poor gut health has been linked with a myriad of chronic health condition such as autoimmune disease, skin disorders such as eczema, chronic fatigue syndrome. This list goes on. Gut imbalances can give rise to a number of niggling symptoms such as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhoea, skin disorders, headaches, migraines and food intolerances.
Your digestive tract is where most of your immune cells are and where you absorb your nutrients, it makes sense that improving gut health can improve health across the whole body.
To help support you on identifying the health of your gut, I can offer the following services. It's important to note that as we're all individual, you may not need everything listed below. We can tailor the offering to suit your needs. That's why we should always have a chat before working on a suitable plan.
Comprehensive Stool Analysis and Parasitology Testing
Dependant on your heath status and the information you provide during consultation I may advise stool analysis testing.This test takes a functional look at how well your digestive system is functioning, providing data on beneficial and pathogenic levels of bacteria, yeast, parasites and a wide range of digestive markers.
The 5 R Protocol
The 5-R Protocol adheres to the simple ethos of remove, replace, repopulate, repair and rebalance. It's an effective systematic model that can be helpful in improving digestive symptoms and promoting good gut health. Anyone can benefit from the 5 R Protocol, but it can be particularly effective in those struggling with IBS, IBD, SIBO, GERD and Celiac's disease.