The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.10
inflammatory bowel disease with dr ilana gurevich
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases can be painful, debilitating and embarrassing. They can render people feeling weak, fatigued and very unwell.
In today’s episode of The Healthy Gut podcast, Rebecca chats to Dr. Ilana Gurevich, a naturopathic doctor who specialises in working with people with with IBDs, SIBO and GI complaints about how she treats these conditions and can support them to live a healthier, happier life.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 10 of The Healthy Gut Podcast, we discuss:
✓ Understanding what Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBDs) actually are including Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Coeliac Disease, Microscopic Colitis and who is at risk of developing these diseases and why the age you develop it can alter the severity of your symptoms
✓ Understanding the symptoms associated with IBDs
✓ Why it can take so long to get a diagnosis with an IBD
✓ Understanding the increased risk of colon cancer with IBDs
✓ The link between IBDs and SIBO
✓ Why Dr. Gurevich tests for SIBO if there is small bowel involvement with an IBD
✓ Treatment options for IBDs and why Dr. Gurevich believes the severity of your treatment is dependent on the Gastroenterologists you have previously seen
✓ The role nutrition plays in the treatment of IBDs and which diet Dr. Gurevich uses and sees positive results with
✓ Why the quality of our food has such an influence on our health and why eating sick animals leads to sick humans
✓ Which fermented foods Dr Gurevich likes to use and when she advises you don’t use them
✓ New research pointing to the underlying cause of Crohn’s Disease
✓ The risks of leaving an IBD untreated
✓ The correlation of IBDs and mood/mental disorders such as anxiety and depression and vitamin and nutrient deficiencies
✓ The importance of getting to bed and being asleep before 11pm
✓ The future of IBD treatment
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Resources mentioned in today's podcast
✓ SIBO Christmas eCookbook (Discount code: podcast)
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connect with dr ilana gurevich
Dr. Ilana Gurevich is a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist who graduated from the National College of Natural Medicine in 2007 and 2008. She is currently part owner of 2 large integrative medical clinics on both the east and west side of Portland. Her practice is very specialised in treating Inflammatory Bowel disease as well as IBS and other GI disorders.
She uses individualized natural therapies to address the underlying cause of disease. She encourages her patients to take an active role in their own health care. Dr. Gurevich relies on a variety of natural modalities including Chinese and Western herbal medicine, acupuncture, nutritional supplements, homeopathy, hydrotherapy, and dietary education.
Dr. Gurevich was nominated as one of Portland Top Docs by the Portland Monthly in both 2014 and 2016. More information about Dr. Gurevich and her practice can be found at www.kwanyinhealingarts.com.
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About The Host
Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.