Digestive Disease Treatments
- Q How can I manage leaky gut syndrome?
Dr. Leo Galland, Integrative MedicineFive steps to help heal Leaky Gut Syndrome focus on getting rid of anything that might be causing or contributing to increased intestinal permeability:1) Stop drinking alcohol for at least a month.2) Stop using aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen and other... Full Answer
- Q What medications help treat functional dyspepsia?
Dr. Lawrence Friedman, GastroenterologyNo truly effective drug exists to treat functional dyspepsia (FD) -- persistent upper abdominal pain or discomfort for which there is no identifiable cause. Many patients respond no better to drugs than to placebo. It is noteworthy, however, that in... Full Answer
- Q How can I treat gastrointestinal problems caused by scleroderma?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineDepending on which GI symptoms you have, any or all of the following tips will help. • Eat smaller meals more frequently (this is good for you anyway since it prevents a blood-sugar roller coaster ride). • Avoid taking a nap or lying down... Full Answer
- Q How can indigestion be treated?
Lisa Marie Rosati, Nutrition & DieteticsIndigestion is the inability to easily digest foods. It can create sluggish elimination, poor assimilation of nutrients and GAS. Poor digestion, pain and gas in the abdomen are usually the result of overeating (like we tend to do on Thanksgiving), poor... Full Answer