This blog is about challenging conventional medical wisdom. At Digestive Health Ann Arbor, our goal is to transform the conversation when it comes to your health. We would like to change the way people speak about their symptoms, conditions and diagnosis while exploring where these issues truly originate. There are over 1400 peer reviewed articles in PubMed implicating food allergies and digestive disorders in many illnesses, including Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Asthma and Psoriasis just to name a few. Despite this astounding number of articles, the medical community has remained surprisingly silent. These conditions are all about inflammation, yet no one asks about the origin of the inflammation itself. Medications reduce the level of inflammation and help manage pain, but they will not resolve the underlying cause.
In future blog entries, we will explore the effect of gluten intolerances, food allergies, inflammation, and other digestive issues on our general health and wellness, and provide resources for healing. Welcome to our first blog entry.