07758 100727 info@srdnutrition.co.uk SRD Nutrition, Ballyholme, Bangor

Digestive Issues

I provide assessment and recommendations for clients suffering with gastrointestinal/digestive issues and diagnoses:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Crohn’s Disease

Ulcerative Colitis

Gastroesophageal reflux

Bloating, abdominal discomfort

Diarrhoea and constipation

 

IBS – affects 20% of the UK population

IBS is a medical term used to describe gut symptoms not explained by any other disease. Symptoms include bloating, abdominal pain, wind, cramping, constipation and diarrhoea. Around half of people with IBS also suffer from anxiety or depression.

 

The Low FODMAP Diet

The low FODMAP diet is accepted and recommended as one of the most effective dietary therapies for IBS and other digestive conditions. In February 2015 it was added to the National Institute of Clinical Excellence’s IBS treatment guidelines.

 

Where do I start?
It is important that prior to your appointment a diagnosis of IBS or other digestive conditions has been made by your GP or hospital consultant.

Appointment 1 (£70):

  • Prior to appointment: Assessment of pre appointment questionnaire and food diary
  • explanation of IBS and the low FODMAP diet
  • recommended changes to your diet to eliminate FODMAP foods
  • meal and snack ideas, shopping list, hints and tips, eating out advice
  • provision of comprehensive booklet published by Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital
  • recommended apps, websites, books etc.
  • email contact for queries until appointment 2

Appointment 2 after approximately 4 weeks(£40):

  • review of improvements
  • explanation of reintroduction of foods
  • written plan provided for reintroduction phase
  • email support as required