Dr. Rahima Hirji

Dr. Rahima Hirji

ND

Having battled chronic illness for almost 20 years, Dr. Hirji knows first hand how important gut health is to overall health. At the Tummy Clinic, she focuses on providing care to patients by taking the time to listen and work with her patients on an individual basis. Evidence-based protocols with the patient as a priority help IBS patients feel better so that they can get back to the business of living.

Dr. Hirji has also done a variety of print and television media including CTV News, Grand River Living, the Global Morning Show and Marilyn Denis.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by a variety of symptoms, including cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS is a chronic condition that you’ll need to manage long term. The cause is not well understood.

There is no definitive test to diagnose IBS. IBS is diagnosed after your doctor has reviewed your symptoms and occasionally ordered tests to rule out other conditions.

Visits at the Tummy Clinic are not covered by OHIP, however most extended healthcare plans cover many aspects of the care you will receive here, such as visits to Naturopathic Doctors, Dieticians, Social Workers or Psychotherapists. Check your benefits package or contact your insurance company for more information.