By Joan Haynes, NMD
Your unique make up of the bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungus that compromise your microbiome have a profound effect on how you digest food, fight disease, and even your mood and behavior. The GI MAP test offered by Diagnostic Solutions provides an easy and affordable way to understand what may be growing inside you.
Some of the conditions and symptoms associated with a disturbed microbiome:
- Abdominal pain
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Autoimmune conditions
- Chrohn’s disease
- Food sensitivities and allergies
- Frequent illness
- Gastroesophageal reflux
- Hormonal imbalance
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
- Ulcerative colitis
If you think you may have an imbalance in your microbiome, consider testing. Learn more about the GI MAP test see a sample test here. https://www.diagnosticsolutionslab.com/tests/gi-map.
Just as important as running the test is knowing what to do with the results:
Our naturopathic medical doctors at Boise Natural Health Clinic have been extensively trained in interpretation and treatment of altered gut microbiomes. If you would like to be tested, just call and we’ll set you up for an appointment.