Reversing Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder of the large intestine that causes a variety of discomforts. The cause of IBS is unknown, and in many medical articles, it is considered a chronic condition that can’t be reversed. However, at Hoyt Integrative Health, serving Temecula and Murrieta, CA, we disagree. Our team offers functional medicine to help sufferers of IBS find lasting relief. We offer a holistic approach for long-term reversal of associated symptoms. Integrative medicine can help patients regain their quality of life, reversing the effects of IBS and IBD to live normal healthy lives. Our slogan is Real Health Restored.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) vs. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
IBS is a common health disorder with symptoms that include:
- Abdominal pain
- Constipation and/or diarrhea
- Abnormal bowel movements
Everyone experiences these symptoms from time to time, but many have to deal with these symptoms on an ongoing basis. Most cases are mild, but severe cases of IBS may cause weight loss, vomiting, anemia, and more. Seek help right away if you experience these symptoms. When IBS progresses to the point of causing inflammatory breakdown and lesions within the bowel wall, it has then progressed from irritable bowel syndrome to inflammatory bowel disease, generally recognized as Chron’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis which have more serious complications including bleeding ulcers causing bloody stools, infection, and in more severe cases fistulas and infections requiring hospitalization.
Potential triggers which have been implicated include infections both bacterial and fungal, stress, food allergies, unhealthy microbiome, changes in your digestive and nervous system, stress and autoimmune disorders.
How Integrative Medicine Can Help
Integrative medicine looks at many factors to assess a patient’s situation, including environment, genetics, and lifestyle. Our doctor looks at each symptom, examines its potential causes that may be unique to the patient, and seeks to address the disorder through a multi-pronged approach. The goal of functional medicine is to find methods of care that reduce or eliminate the problems that are presented by IBS and IBD. This can help the patient live a life that’s not at risk of being compromised by gastrointestinal diseases, which can ultimately affect one’s overall health and well-being.
Why Holistic Care for IBS?
Holistic care seeks to address the patient as a whole instead of just caring for symptoms. Our functional medicine approach will look at various inputs that may be contributing to your symptoms of IBS and IBD, including diet, lifestyle, medical history, and other relevant details. Our doctor may also conduct lab tests to get a comprehensive look at your health. We look for any imbalances in your body that may be contributing to bowel inflammation. We might suggest changes in your diet or lifestyle. Our goal is to identify the root cause of your condition and help improve your habits so you can live a happier, healthier life.
Contact Us Today
If you are suffering from symptoms of IBS or IBD, you don’t have to continue living in pain. At Hoyt Integrative Health, serving Temecula and Murrieta CA, with a global reach via telemedicine, our team can help. Our holistic approach to IBS and IBD offers safe and all-natural options to help improve your condition. As a functional medicine doctor, we can examine your condition as a whole and offer you healthy lifestyle changes. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, go to our website scheduler for a complimentary discovery consult or call us today.