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How Parasites Can Cause IBS Like Symptoms.

Dr. Richard Hagmeyer NeuroMetabolic Solutions Naperville IL

parasites16One of the most common and frustrating symptoms IBS sufferers face is the ongoing digestive problems such as bloating, constipation, diarrhea, cramping, fatigue and gas. If you are like most of my patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) you have already been to the gastroenterologists and you have been given the official diagnosis of IBS and their recommendations were to get more fiber in the diet, and to just relax because you are stressed out. Sound familiar? Sadly you may have tried Metamucil and other fiber drinks but to no avail. what you need to understand about the diagnosis of IBS is that it is a diagnosis when no other plausible explanation can be given to your from the medical community. Another words, It is a diagnosis of exclusion.

We really don’t know what’s wrong with you, so let’s call it IBS

I see IBS differently. I believe that the diagnosis of IBS is not the end point like many doctors view it. It’s not really the diagnosis of exclusion, instead it’s the starting point to investigate the many overlapping health problems caused by things like Candida, intestinal parasites or food sensitivities) If you have not looked at the 10 keys to curing and relieving IBS and digestive Stress you can go back here and read the article.

What I want to share with you today is something that I see all too common in my practice and something you would think only happens to people who swim in the Amazon River or live in third world countries. Nothing could be further from the truth.

The Home of a Parasite.

When I first began working with patients suffering with bloating, Gas and diarrhea, I never anticipated seeing the number of patients with intestinal parasites that we now see. Testing for parasites has become common practice in my clinic regardless of the condition a patient may have. In fact I would conservatively estimate that 60% of my patients have some sort of parasite either directly causing or contributing to their health problem. My last article we talked about the advanced testing used in my clinic to identify these parasites. If this is of interest to you, you can learn more here about Testing for parasites

How Do You Catch Parasites?

Actually for some people is quite easy. Food and water are the most common sources of parasite and invading organism transmission. Since most of us eat three times a day and drink water frequently throughout the day, our exposure to these sources is constant. Tap water has been found to be contaminated with harmful organisms. Both plant and animal foods carry parasites, and cleaning and cooking methods often do not often destroy them before ingestion.

The CDC (Center for Disease Control) cites food as the catalyst behind 80 percent of the pathogenic outbreaks in the U.S. Most are linked to restaurants and delis where less than sanitary conditions exist — from food preparation and storage to the utensils and servers’ hands.

I believe one of the biggest problems facing IBS sufferers and Americans in general, is the fact that we have destroyed the health of GI barrier and microbiota with a combination of antacids (Zantac, Prilosec, Tums, Prevacid, Tagamet), antibiotics, steroids and years of medications. In my last article I talked about how the Breakdown of our Gut barriers due to medications causes long term diseases.

What is the Treatment for IBS and Digestive Problems?

Each person suffering with IBS, Celiac, Crohn’s or any other GI problem has a different set of mechanisms or causes. Our office will customize a GI Restoration Program that is tailored to your individual needs based on advanced 21st Century testing. The Diagram below is our Roadmap to your recovery!

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All of these “Key Factors” must be checked and addressed Otherwise treatment Often FAILS!

1. A Food Sensitivity and Cross Reactive Food Panel— An IBD, Crohn’s or colitis patient may never get well without learning what foods are improperly crossing over from the inside of your gastrointestinal system into your bloodstream, creating an immune response that then builds chemistry that contributes to the inflammation. If you are accepted into our program, I will arrange for you to receive a test collection kit and blood drawn.

2. Re-establish Normal Bacterial Balance— Remember what antibiotics and other lifestyle influences did to your population of healthy bacteria? We Will Work on restoring and repopulating the good types of bacteria species.

3. Decrease gastrointestinal and Systemic Inflammation— Inflammation is now widely accepted as a contributing factor to many type of cancer including colon, prostate and rectal cancer. Inflammation is at the root of all disease processes. Certain biological markers if elevated indicate inflammation and tissue damage. We have the ability to support your body naturally and reduce inflammation.

4. Improve Digestion —Enzymes are made by your body to help digest fats, carbohydrates and proteins. If your lacks the ability to make certain enzymes these foods will not get digested and will sit in your stomach and ferment or putrefy. This can be a cause to bloating, constipation, and gas. Based on your test results we will customize the type of enzymes most appropriate to your individuality.

5. Identify any hormonal imbalancesthat are contributors. Thyroid, Adrenals Male and Female Hormones are all contributory factors affecting healthy GI Function. Many doctors fail to properly test for Hormones and consequently miss out on some very important pieces of the IBS and GI puzzle. We use advanced testing to determine if and what these hormonal imbalances are.

6. Identify Leaky Gut and its Causes- Leaky Gut is a condition used to describe the breakdown of Tight junctions. Tight junctions represent the major barrier within the pathway between intestinal epithelial cells that line the digestion tract. A Leaky Gut can cause acute and chronic diseases such as systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), inflammatory bowel disease, IBS Irritable Bowel Syndrome Thyroid Problems, type 1 diabetes, allergies, asthma, and autism and autoimmune conditions.

7. Dietary Modification and Changes- The food you put into your body can make you healthy or sick. We test for a variety of food sensitivities. The purpose of this is to identify which foods are contributing to your IBS and what foods are not. These tests take the guessing out of what you can and what you can’t eat.

Each person suffering with IBS, Celiac, Crohn’s or any other GI problem has a different set of mechanisms or causes. Our office will customize a GI Restoration Program that is tailored to your individual needs based on advanced 21st Century testing.

All of these “Key Factors” must be checked and addressed Otherwise treatment Often FAILS!

Other Article about IBS and Dr. Hagmeyer’s Natural IBS Treatment Program

1.Natural IBS Symptom Relief 10 Keys To Better GI Health| Hormones and (IBS) Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

2.IBS Natural and Holistic Treatments That Work. How Antibiotics Cause IBS. Dr. Hagmeyer

3. A Successful Plan for the Treatment of IBS Dr. Hagmeyer Explains.

4.Testing For Parasites if you have IBS.

5.Foods and Drinks To Avoid If You Suffer With Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms. Dr. Richard Hagmeyer Neuro Metabolic Solutions

Our Personal IBS Treatment Program is a Great Place to Start. If you are confused about why you suffer with IBS or Other GI related problems Request Our Free Guide.

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The Personal IBS Program is centered around your individual needs. I believe each patient who seeks our care has a different set of reasons as to why they are suffering with their health problem. We will provide advanced laboratory testing, nutritional supplements, dietary and lifestyle guidance, and optional phone consultations.

Our Personal IBS Recovery Program Is A Great place To Start

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The Personal Program IBS Recovery Program is a Natural Treatment for IBS and other GI related Problems.

Our office utilizes nutritional supplements, Dietary modifications, Hormone and endocrine support formula, and lifestyle guidance.

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Still have questions? Our Free 15 minute personalized Phone consult is a great place to start.

We’re here to listen and help you through this frustrating and confusing time.

Any woman suffering from gastrointestinal upset, including a chronic sense of fullness or bloating, should rule out any life threatening eminent dangers.

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