Fungal Infections Implicated in Crohn’s and IBS`

Two common underlying causes of Crohn’s and IBS (among other digestive disorders) are food allergies/sensitivities and/or gastrointestinal infections.  The infections may be hidden parasites, bacteria, or fungal–sometimes a combination!  Click here for a recent article about fungal infections and Crohn’s.  Stool analyses are used to assess what is growing in the gastrointestinal tract.  Metametrix offers a comprehensive panel–click here for more information about their panel.  Also know that our digestive system provides a foundation for our health–it is how we nourish ourselves as well as eliminate waste.  When it is compromised, our overall health suffers.

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