How to Improve Gut Health with IBS
Treatment for IBS So many of our patients have struggled for years to feel healthy with IBS symptoms. They come to see our team of IBS dietitians to get…
Our IBS & FODMAP counselling combines the latest science with practical and personalized advice to get you feeling better fast.
We get it. While the majority of patients want to manage their IBS with diet and lifestyle, they aren’t sure how. Maybe you’ve been told to eat more fibre and drink more water. Or maybe, you’ve been told to ‘just watch FODMAP’s’ – whatever THAT means.
I’m here to tell you: you can feel better – if you have the right plan in place.
Based on your symptoms we will create a personalized approach to help you start feeling better FAST.
At Ignite, we have created a unique system called our ‘4 Pillar Approach for Gut Health™’ that we use as a framework for both adults and children. It encompasses the latest IBS science, including:
The Low FODMAP diet, Non-FODMAP triggers, and more.
Sleep, exercise, and keeping those gut bacteria healthy & happy.
Non-pharmacological & prescription.
Mindfulness & stress management.
In our comprehensive initial assessment, we take a detailed history, diving deep into understanding your symptoms. Our goal is to understand the underlying issue so we can solve it.
We typically start with a food first, medication second approach – often using the low FODMAP diet and other evidence based strategies depending on your lifestyle and age. The low FODMAP diet has been shown to help up to 75% of patients improve their IBS symptoms. Please note this approach may not be best suited for your symptoms, so we will tailor our nutrition recommendations to your individual case.
After the first month we focus on fine tuning symptoms and strategically reintroducing FODMAPs to better understand your personal triggers. If symptoms aren’t adequately improved we still have many other tools in our toolkit! We will work with your physician or gastroenterologist to get access to further testing or medication as required.
When we’ve hit those targets and understand how your symptoms are triggered, we will put a plan in place to keep you feeling good long term. We want you to live the healthiest life you ACTUALLY enjoy, with as much food freedom as possible! We focus on nutrition and lifestyle strategies, giving you control over your symptoms so you can take care of your guts for the rest of your life!
Our goal is to get you feeling 70-80% better, 70-80% of the time within the first month.
This package is designed for anyone with IBS or a functional gut disorder requiring the low FODMAP diet to help with management. Our specially designed 12-16 week program will help you feel in control of your symptoms in no time!
Please note, other packages and a la carte (per appointment) are available here.
One 1-hour initial assessment with personalized care plan.
Three 45 minute to 1-hour follow-up appointments with your dietitian.
Access to your dietitian via email for the duration of the package for questions (counselling must be done in session as there needs to be discussion and a collaborative approach.)
Access to our 4-week low FODMAP menu plan.
Exclusive 4-month access to our IBS database including additional educational videos and mindfulness tools.
If you have access to extended benefits, your benefits plan may cover all or a portion of dietitian services. If not, keep in mind that dietitian services is a tax-deductible medical expense!
Looking for more comprehensive care? Or maybe less of a commitment? Don’t worry – we have many package options to meet your needs and budget, including a la carte pricing at $190 per appointment, or package pricing of $180 per appointment.
Genuinely changed my health - very knowledgeable and able to modify recommendations to suit my lifestyle. I would recommend her to everyone with nutrition or digestive health issues.