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Constipation, Gas and Gut Health – Vanessa Méndez, M.D.

Doctor Méndez is a double board certified gastroenterologist and internist. She specializes in digestive disorders, which include liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and nutrition based-disorders, such as obesity and constipation

Dr. Mendez discusses:

How to get your microbiome in balance.

Should you take probiotics after taking antibiotics?

Should you take probiotics if you have IBS?

Should you avoid foods for which you have a food intolerance?

Are food intolerance tests reliable?

Should beans be avoided because of lectins?

What is the best way to add foods to the diet which may cause gas or bloating?

Can someone with Crohn’s disease adopt a whole food, plant based diet?

Should / can people with diverticulosis / diverticulitis eat seeds? How can a plant based diet heal someone with diverticulosis / diverticulitis?

What plant based foods can one eat when inflamed?

If one is plant based, should they get a colonoscopy screening?

Which spices promote good gut health?

Should you peel beets, ginger and turmeric?

How can you optimize your gut health?

Are fermented foods good for your gut?

Should someone with GERD avoid coffee, green tea, high citrus fruits and other plant based, whole foods?

How does Stevia affect insulin production in the pancreas and the gut microbiome?

What about bloating and/or diarrhea?

Do food additives and binders affect the gut microbiome?

What causes leaky gut and how can it be healed?

And so much more!!!

Her approach to patients and their diseases is holistic and comprehensive; her goal is not just to treat the symptoms, but to get to the root cause of an ailment and provide lasting relief. All her methods are evidence-based and she is a proponent of lifestyle changes first to promote wellness.

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