Diagnosis of an ‘unhappy’ gut

Are you struggling with bloating, distention, excess flatulence, heartburn or infrequent (or too frequent) bowel movements? These are symptoms of an unhappy and unhealthy gut.

Have you been told that you have ‘irritable bowel’ but are confused why, and how to make it better?

Are you concerned that problems with your gut health are contributing to auto-immune conditions, allergies or mood changes? Dr. Silver has many years of experience in helping patients like you….

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an extremely common condition that is characterized by symptoms of abdominal cramping, discomfort and alteration in bowel movements (diarrhea, constipation or a mixture of both.)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

It is critical to evaluate WHY patients have developed IBS, for which the potential list of etiologies is long, including: food allergies and intolerances, Celiac disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth—SIBO, large intestine dysbiosis, conditions affecting gut motility and the migrating-motor-complex, hormone imbalances, medication side effects, inflammatory disorders and metabolic disorders…

Dr. Silver is extremely knowledgeable about how to properly diagnose and treat IBS and will recommend specific labs, specialty stool analyses, breath testing and diagnostic imaging to help in her evaluation.

“It is imperative to identify the underlying cause(s) both to alleviate symptoms, but also to ensure that other underlying systemic disorders are properly diagnosed and treated — to avoid potential adverse health sequelae.” – Dr. Silver

Your gut health plays an enormous role in your overall health and wellbeing.

Don’t sit with a diagnosis of IBS — let’s figure out WHY you have it, so you can take appropriate steps to ensure your have a happy and healthy gut.

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