• Katie

Gut feeling: Getting the right diagnosis

Updated: Jul 21, 2020


The path to diagnosis can often take years of many specialist visits and tests, all of which can be frustrating and soul destroying. Meanwhile, you are left suffering with no clear direction of what to do.

Source: Monash University low FODMAP diet

Coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (e.g. chron’s disease or ulcerative colitis), Endometriosis, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), food allergy or intolerances etc. These are all common conditions which can affect the gut, all of which have overlapping symptoms. This can make diagnosis a difficult task, even to medical health practitioners.

Some of these conditions,