Rebecca Coomes The Healthy Gut Podcast with Dr Megan Taylor on Visceral hypersensitivity

The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.58

Visceral hypersensitivity with Dr Megan Taylor

Do you experience chronic pain with your SIBO? Do you still experience painful digestive symptoms despite getting the all-clear? Or perhaps you’re someone who reacts to everything, even water.

On today’s episode Dr Megan Taylor discusses why Visceral Hypersensitivity should be considered as part of your underlying conditions.

People with IBS are up to 90% more likely to have Visceral Hypersensitivity than the ‘average’ person. Dr Taylor and Rebecca discuss what it is, how it works and what you can do about it if you have it.

In Today's Episode

In Episode 58 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:

✓ Understanding what Visceral Hypersensitivity (VH) is

✓ The link between IBS, SIBO and VH

✓ Increased sensitivity across entire digestive tract

✓ That 33 – 90% of IBS patients have VH

✓ How VH occurs in the body

✓ Why the body interprets normal processes as pain

✓ Why VH might be at play when we experience digestive symptoms despite having negative test results (SIBO tests, acid reflux tests, when you react to everything including water)

✓ Who can be impacted by VH

✓ Why post infectious IBS patients can also have VH

✓ How we can recognize if we have VH

✓ How we can address VH; cognitive behavioural therapy, decrease hypersensitisation and pharmaceutical and herbal treatment options

✓ What we can do to prevent VH from developing

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Rebecca Coomes The Healthy Gut Podcast with Dr Megan Taylor on Visceral hypersensitivity

Connect with Dr Megan Taylor

Dr. Megan Taylor practices integrative primary care and naturopathic gastroenterology for adults and children with digestive complaints, allergies, and autoimmune disease in Seattle, WA. Dr. Taylor earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine from National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR, graduating with honors. She completed two years of post-graduate residency training in primary care and naturopathic gastroenterology under the mentorship of Steven Sandberg-Lewis, ND and Allison Siebecker, ND, LAc. She has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions such as GERD, Gastritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, including microscopic colitis, gallbladder and liver disorders, Functional abdominal pain, Functional dyspepsia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), among others. For more information about Dr. Taylor and her practice, visit her website at megantaylornd.com.

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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.

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