Today we will be discussing all things Eosinophilic Esophagitis. I know. You’re saying… Eo-what? It’s a rare condition – however its occurrence is increasing. In fact, here in my own…
Chronic reflux symptoms are uncomfortable. Food getting stuck, or impacted in your esophagus is scary.
Eosinophilic esophagitis can be managed with food, medication, or both. Our dietitians deal with this rare condition regularly, and can help guide your care and put a plan in place that keeps your symptoms well managed.
At Ignite, we can help you or your child safely:
- Implement the 6-Food Elimination Diet (also known as the 8-Food Elimination Diet)
- Eliminate wheat and dairy, if recommended by your GI doctor
- Ensure you get adequate nutrition on the elimination diet
- Help to find the best care plan possible for this rare disease
Based on your symptoms we will create a personalized approach to help you start feeling better – fast.
Food sensitivities not only affect your health, but the impact on your relationship with food, your quality of life, and your ability to enjoy social situations. The fact that you have a chronic condition can be a lot to adjust to.
At Ignite, we take a complete look at your health and wellness, working with other interdisciplinary team members as needed.
Not much research exists in the proper nutrition management of adult eosinophilic esophagitis. However, through our practice we have found a variety of strategies to complement medication management: