What are common symptoms of digestive disorders?

When it comes to digestive problems, functional medicine can be an effective way to help individuals who are experiencing symptoms such as:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Leaky gut
  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
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What can I expect during the treatment evaluation for my digestive problem?

You can expect a comprehensive evaluation when you come in to see our Providers and Specialists at Magnolia Medical Center for concerns about your digestive issues.

Our functional medicine Providers and Specialists take a patient-centered approach to your care that focuses on finding the root cause of your gut and digestive issues so you can get the most effective treatment.

During your evaluation, the team asks specific and detailed questions about your personal health and family history, as well as your symptoms.

The team looks into your diet, lifestyle, exercise habits, and environmental exposures to assist in identifying factors that may affect your gut and overall health. The team also conducts diagnostic testing that may review your:

  • Gut
  • Immune system
  • Thyroid and adrenals
  • Liver and biliary
  • Blood for anemia
  • Nervous system
  • Sugar regulation
  • Sex hormones
  • Genetics
  • Food sensitivities
  • Musculoskeletal system

The data collected during your evaluation helps determine the cause, develop your personalized treatment plan, and monitor your response to care.

What does treatment for my digestive problems include?

It is important to note that treatment for digestive disorders at Magnolia Medical Center may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition and symptoms, and our functional medicine Providers and Specialists will develop a treatment plan that is tailored to the underlying cause of the issue in addition to the gut itself. Treatment may include: 

  • Dietary and nutrition changes
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Supplements
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Weight loss program
  • Exercise program
  • Prescriptive therapy
  • Comprehensive lab testing

By taking a holistic approach and considering the interconnection of these body systems and how they impact gut/digestive health, our functional medicine team develops a personalized treatment plan to address the underlying cause of your condition and improve your overall health.