LOOSE STOOLS (Part 2)

Updated: Feb 10, 2020

Continuing on with our talk about loose poo...


WHAT ARE SOME OF THE COMMON CAUSES OF CHRONIC LOOSE STOOLS?


* Irritable Bowel Syndrome * Food Intolerances (e.g. lactose, gluten, salicylates, FODMAPs) * Coeliac Disease * Inflammatory Bowel Disorders (Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis) * Diverticulitis * Stress & Anxiety * Hyperthyroidism * Diabetes * Medications & Supplements (e.g. magnesium) * Alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods


ACUTE DIARRHOEA - most frequently results from gastroenteritis caused by a virus, bacteria or protozoa.


REMEMBER: Please see your doctor if you have any of the following - sudden changes in your bowel movements, blood in your stools, unexplained weight loss or a family history of colorectal cancer.


HOW CAN A NATUROPATH HELP?

If you have a medical diagnosis of any of the above conditions, a NATUROPATH can provide dietary, lifestyle, nutritional, and herbal support to help manage your condition in the long-term.


If your doctor has ruled out any of these disorders and you are still experiencing bowel issues, then a NATUROPATH can help to uncover the underlying problem and provide a plan to address.


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