Insights into Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Low-FODMap Diet Guide: 10 Simple Steps

The Tummy Clinic | October 6th, 2021

Confused about the #1 diet for IBS? 10 simple steps demystify the FODMAP diet Your IBS is in a flare and you have no idea what to eat. It seems like everything you are eating is causing gas and excessive bloating. Not to mention your usual morning poop seems to be off kilter or not […]

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One Size Fits All IBS Diet

The Tummy Clinic | October 6th, 2021

Is there a one size fits all IBS diet? The quick answer is sort of and no. I know, that doesn’t really help. The reason for the hedging is because IBS is not a one size fits all syndrome. It is not a disease we can cure but rather, it’s a syndrome. It is definitely […]

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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.