My new web site NaturoBase.com has a lot more information - over 6,000 research studies, etc!
Visit the NaturDoctor Store for professional nutritional supplements.
Basic Nutritional Support
Heart and Cholesterol
Finally, a Healthy Energy Drink for you and your kids!
Information on Irritable Bowel Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is altered bowel habits, abdominal pain, and gaseousness, in the absence of organic pathology. It can be divided into four types: Alternating diarrhea with constipation; Diarrhea predominant; Constipation predominant; and Upper abdominal bloating and discomfort.
The cause of IBS is unknown, although patients show some gut motility abnormalities with increased response to stress and stimulants, and an increase in the 3 cycles/minute smooth muscle contractions of the abdomen which accompany normal digestion.
Risk factors include: Other members of the family with the same or similar gastrointestinal disorder; History of childhood sexual abuse; and Sexual or domestic abuse in women.
Conventional lab tests include flexible sigmoidoscopy, ova and parasite testing, Giardia antiboies, a Sudan stain for fat, leukocytes.
Other labs include: CBC and chemestry profile, ESR, and TSH
Specialty Lab Tests
Products to consider
Most natural health web sites put a list of herbs, vitamins and nutritional supplements along with citations from scientific studies.
Have you found this to be confusing, since there are so many to choose from?
A far simpler way is to choose a supplement from the appropriate body system, such as liver support, detoxification, etc.
A well formulated supplement works a lot better than separate vitamins and usually costs a lot less.
Please call me at (239) 659-2684 if you would like some assistance in choosing an appropriate product.
I can't diagnose or treat diseases by phone, but I can assist you in making better choices. I also can send some relevant articles to read. The first ten minutes are free (as long as you purchase from my web site).
The next step, after you have been diagnosed with a disease, is to find out what is the specific cause, and then choose supplements that address it. Phone consults are my specialty. Please call my at (239) 659-2684 to schedule a consultation.
I recommend that you make an informed choice, and the goal of this web site is to provide you with the information to make a wise choice when it comes to your health and wellness.
As you can see, I don't sell any vitamins on this web site. There are thousands of vitamin stores that will sell you whatever vitamin you want, and many of them offer discounts.
If you are interested in some high-quality basic nutritional supplements, I recommend visiting the Store You will find my recommendations for a multiple, tasty chewable fiber wafers, high-potency probiotics, and fish oils.
Good luck in your journey towards health and wellness!!
Unfortunately, that would be a clear violation of FDA regulations. Also, one of the most important aspect of naturopathy is: "Treat the person, not the disease". This is a profound statement, and many people have spent thousands of dollars on vitamins listed in books or web sites for a specific disease. This is what I call "vending machine medicine". It rarely works! The solution is to find a naturopathic physician, such as myself, to assist you.