Whether your digestion is not working as well as it should, or you’ve read about the value of a healthy gut microbiome and you wish to ensure that you’re doing all you can to keep it as healthy as possible, testing can provide insightful information about the state of your microbiome. By combining cutting edge diagnostic tools with naturopathic philosophies, I approach health on a true causative level rather than a symptomatic level. For a clear and precise approach to improving your gut flora, reach out today on (03) 9885 7766.
What is the gut microbiome?
The gut microbiome comprises all the little microbes living on and inside the human digestive tract. The research of the internal ecosystem that is the microbiome, or gut flora, is a new, but rapidly growing field. So much has been learnt from studying the effects of the microbiome on our health, that our understanding of the body and its processes is rapidly changing. The gut microbiome is highly adapted to live and thrive within the human gut, and has been linked to obesity, diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and a range of other conditions.
The gut microbiome affects a range of processes in the human body, and in return is affected by our diet, environment, routines, and more. Exercise has been proven to benefit the microbiome, as well as eating plant-based foods, fibre-rich foods, probiotics, and avoiding highly processed foods as well as unnecessary antibiotics (as they kill the good as well as the bad bacteria). If you are wondering whether your gut microbiome is healthy at present, it might be time to reach out to book an appointment to properly test your gut flora.
A range of naturopathic services at our Melbourne clinic
I provide a range of health services in Melbourne targeting illness on a causative level through combining the newest of science’s diagnostic tools, with naturopathic philosophies. Not only do I assist patients with getting state-of-the-art gut microbiome tests taken to better diagnose, understand, and improve their gut flora, but also provide a range of other health services including:
- Adrenal fatigue
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Detox & Cleanse
- Women’s health
- Men’s health
- Children’s health