IBS

Multiple sensitivities, anxiety, loss of tolerance.

Dear Colleagues, I would be very grateful for some advice on this where to go next with this complex client. She is working with myself (FM doctor), Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach. 69 year old lady who started seeing me October 2020.  Main concerns were multiple food sensitivity causing headaches…

Fatigue before bowel movements, 3-5x day

Hello I’ve recently taken on a new client who has had chronic fatigue and IBS for 20 years. She’s had many doctors investigations and never been diagnosed with anything. She experiences a real drop in energy before her bowel movements which are made better by passing stool. I’ve come across…

29 Yr Old Male with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)

Good morning, I am hoping you can share some insight into supporting my new client with this chronic disorder. 29 y/o, male, highly active – personal trainer by profession. This disorder has been recently diagnosed (just prior to COVID lockdown) via endoscopy, along with Schatzki Ring, which makes certain meal…

75 yo F with long-standing bowel problems

This lady has had problems for many years with IBS and fatigue. She is highly stressed in nature and has had numerous antibiotics due to recurrent urine infections and kidney stones. In the last few months, however, she has been suffering from bad pains on her left hand side, up…

Crohns

Herewith update on my client – having returned from his failed work trip early he has been almost bedridden for a week. He cannot face emails or telephone calls and is increasingly emotional. We conducted a salivary adrenal stress test to evaluate (more for him than me) his adrenal function…

IBS Food intolerance

Female client 42 – ceoliac and now showing signs of IBS/food intolerance Hi, I wonder if you could help me with this one? Over the last 5 years she has had 6 miscarriages, the most traumatic was at 4months. She is a ceoliac (diagnosed age 2) and had recently experienced…

30 yo F with Chronic digestive pain

Hi there, I am hoping someone will have some advice for a client I am seeing. Five years ago she had a pregnancy terminated and ever since has had chronic pain on both sides of the lower abdomen. She has no pain during the daytime, but at night she wakes…

23 yo F with IBS, Feeling low, Feeling sluggish

Help with patient following Comp Para and Comp ASI test results Please could you advise me on the patient case below and supplementation protocol following her test results please? Female, 23 years old. Original goals: IBS, Feeling low, Feeling sluggish (original signs and symptoms analysis highlighted following could be out…

Allergenic potential of protein supplements

Im interested in the allergenic profile of different protein supplements…are there supplement options which are inherently less allergenic?…this has been prompted by a IBS client, vegetarian who currently uses a whey based supplement and who has wheat intolerance which is being avoided. many thanks Stephen

30 yo F with ADP addiction

30-year-old female client who initially presented with severe food sensitivity reactions (e.g. facial swelling with potato, musculoskeletal cramping and breathing difficulties with wheat, and others), many IBS sxs including bloating, flatulence and constipation; and significant fatigue, as well as tearfulness and feeling overwhelmed. Using functional testing and case history info…

7 yo M with Amoebic Dysentery

Posting on behalf of a friend, rather than a client. Would really welcome some advice regarding a 7 year old boy who is currently in hospital, diagnosed with amoebic dysentery – possible contamination from swimming pool (Qatar). Suffering from terrible tummy cramps, vomiting and diarrhoea. Have suggested bone broth once…

63 yo F with IBS partially deaf

I hope I haven’t already posted this, as I went away (to answer the door to my nutri-link delivery) and came back to the computer and my previous attempt was gone! This client is a hypnotherapist with low stress, however she has 40% hearing and is always on alert to…

55 yo F with Post-cholecystectomy diarrhoea IBS & menopausal

Hi, I hope you can help me out with this lady. I am seeing her on Saturday morning. Her questionnaire says she has had IBS intermittently for 32 years, gall bladder removed in January 2013 and menopause 3-4 years. Hyperthyroid (graves disease) in 1998 and on meds for 18 months…

55 yo F with Post-cholecystectomy diarrhoea, IBS and menopausal

Hi, I hope you can help me out with this lady. I am seeing her on Saturday morning. Her questionnaire says she has had IBS intermittently for 32 years, gall bladder removed in January 2013 and menopause 3-4 years. Hyperthyroid (graves disease) in 1998 and on meds for 18 months…

55 yo F with Post-cholecystectomy diarrhoea IBS menopausal follow up part II

Dear Dr Born, Many thanks for your email. I am quite upset by my patient’s response. Although it’s only been on email, she implies that the supplements have aggrevated her condition, and since stopping the supplements her symptoms have lessened. As expected her consultant has said that the supplements probably…

55 yo F with Post-cholecystectomy diarrhoea IBS menopausal follow up

Hi, I am updating you and I also need some advice. My client has had good news on her cholesterol, it’s gone down. However over the last couple of weeks, diarrhoea has returned and she is feeling despondent. Today she emailed me to tell me she has discomfort under her…

44 yo F with very low energy, digestive symptoms and recent appendectomy

Hello This lady eats mainly vegetarian with fish twice a week plus eggs fairly regularly. Includes nut milks, green juices and some raw foods. No processed food, gluten free, nut milks, occasional cow’s yoghurt. She has had IBS type symptoms for many years – bloating, gas, random consistency to stools…

43 yo F with Candida worse after protocol

My client is a 43-year-old female who came to me with fatigue, weight gain, stress, PMS, bloating, IBS, hx of depression, frequent infections and allergies. After an OA test, she came back high in Arabinose (66). I put her on a low GL, Paleo style diet and a candida protocol,…

43 yo F with ongoing IBS

Hi I’d be very grateful for some help with my case. My Client is 43, Female, 5ft 1” weight Dec 2015 42.14kg BMI 17.5 Part time office job and Mother 1 daughter born 2010 IBS – abdominal pain – described as dull, constant right ilial fossa, present daily and abdominal…

Advice needed for 36 yo F client with digestive problems; low mood; fatigue

I am currently seeing a 26 year old lady who had a nervous breakdown 2½ years ago due to a number of stressful events and this seemed to trigger the following symptoms: Anxiety & Depression (2½ years): Occurs most of the time, but has been getting increasingly worse. Digestive problems…