Digestive Tract Disorders
Digestive Tract Disorders articles created by Dr. John Dempster, ND a renowned Naturopathic Doctor in Toronto, Ontario, focused on digestive health, provides valuable insights into various conditions such as Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis, constipation, diarrhea, Celiac disease, GERD, heartburn, Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and more. With a focus on personalized care and natural solutions, Dr. Dempster, ND offers evidence informed approaches to improve gut health and alleviate symptoms. Whether you’re seeking information on common digestive issues or dealing with complex conditions, this resource provides practical strategies and nutritional guidance to support your digestive well-being.
Patients are often overwhelmed navigating the complex world of medical lab tests. When a patient comes in, suffering from a ‘bouquet’ of symptoms, each specialist orders a bunch of tests, yet after spending a ton of money and time, the patient often goes home undiagnosed
Leaky gut syndrome (LGS) is another medical problem that mainstream medicine has denied and overlooked for years. But the scientific evidence for leaky gut proves otherwise. Today, a lot of research is conducted to find the answers to hot questions about leaky gut syndrome: is
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, commonly known as SIBO, is one of the most common, yet not often detected, gut-related issues among our patients. Many of them don’t even know that they have SIBO. All they know is that they suffer from symptoms like watery diarrhea,
As bad as it sounds, inflammation is a protection mechanism that humans have developed to combat injuries and foreign agents. Fever, chills, muscle stiffness, fatigue can all be signs that your body is fighting inflammation. Successful treatment is important not only for getting rid of
If you had to guess how many microorganisms live in a person’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract, what would you say? 50 million? 700 million? Maybe even 7 BILLION? Well, turns out our GI tract hosts an astounding 100 trillion microorganisms, most of which are bacteria, followed
According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, over 20 million Canadians experience uncomfortable and sometimes downright debilitating digestive system problems each year. Symptoms can manifest in the form of bloating, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, excess gas, cramping, and/or pain in the abdomen. When multiple symptoms present