DIGESTIVE HEALTH: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), Diverticulosis, Diverticulitis, Gallbladder disorders, Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis, Constipation, Gastroparesis.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a non-inflammatory condition while Inflammatory Bowel Disease causes chronic swelling or inflammation. Both conditions lead to abdominal pain, constipation, or urgent bowel movements. Inflammatory Bowel Disease can also cause extreme fatigue or rectal bleeding.
Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) is a chronic digestive disease. GERD occurs when stomach acid or occasionally stomach content flows back into your esophagus. The backwash (reflux) irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes GERD.
Chron’s is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of your digestive track.
Ulcerative Colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes long-lasting inflammation and ulcers in the lining of your large intestine (colon) and rectum.
Constipation is a condition in which an individual has fewer bowel movements. They have trouble having a bowel movement, have hard or small stools, a sense that not everything came out, swollen abdomen or abdominal pain, and throwing up. There are many causes for constipation. These include not being active, eating a lot of dairy products, antacid medication, eating disorders, not consuming enough fiber, not consuming enough water, etc.
Gastroparesis (gastric emptying) is a condition in which your stomach cannot empty itself and the food remains in the stomach for an abnormally long time. People with gastroparesis have chronic nausea vomiting, abdominal pain, a feeling of fullness, lack of appetite and other symptoms.
Our Registered Dietitian can help you manage your symptoms for your digestive disease through diet and lifestyle choices.