Gut health is a topic most people don’t give much thought unless a problem arises, at which point it becomes difficult to think of anything else. For those in and around Del Mar, California, Devin Stone, ND, Natasha MacLeay, ND, Christian Jacob Del Rosario, ND, and the team at Tulsi Wellness Club, take a functional and holistic approach to diagnosing and treating gut health issues. Book your visit online or by phone today to learn more.
Your gut, or gastrointestinal tract, consists of your esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. This chain of organs works together to break down food and convert it into nutrients that fuel your body’s processes.
Within this system are some 100 trillion microbes, more commonly known as your gut microbiome. These living organisms are critical to your health and survival. Supporting your gut health is an essential part of overall health and wellness.
Numerous gut health conditions can cause problems with your digestion. Some examples include:
These are just a few of the gut health issues that bring people to Tulsi Wellness Club for care.
Understanding the signs and symptoms of gut health problems helps you know when to schedule a diagnostic exam for yourself or a family member. Everyone experiences occasional indigestion, gas, or upset stomach, but when symptoms are severe or persist over time, reach out to your primary care practitioner.
Some of the symptoms of gut health conditions include:
Researchers have found clear links between gut health and other health problems, including:
Determining the cause of your symptoms is the first step in getting treatment.
Your treatment plan depends on the type of gut health problem you’re experiencing and your overall health. In some cases, medication or surgery might be the best way to improve symptoms.
Often, however, you can achieve dramatic improvement by changing your daily habits. A homeopathic approach asserts that your body can heal itself, given the right circumstances. You should begin by assessing the foods you choose and consider adding more prebiotics and probiotics into your daily diet.
Getting enough exercise is also essential, as is enhancing sleep quality and finding ways to manage stress. Tulsi Wellness Club offers naturopathic medicine, an approach that combines science with natural treatment options.
If you’re concerned about your gut health and want to learn more, booking a visit is fast and easy whether you choose to connect online or by phone.