The digestive system is a very important part of the human body that helps break down food into a liquid, so it can be easily transferred and absorbed by the entire body. This complex system is the secret to your body health and why your body looks and feels the way it does. At Integrative Family Practice we’ll help you understand that disruption of balance in GI tract is dangerous and is responsible for decrease of immune response in human body and development of various inflammatory (IBS, inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, heartburn) as well as autoimmune diseases and rheumatologic conditions. 

Many physicians focus on symptoms instead of looking at the underlying issues that lead to gut dysfunction that frequently may be causing symptoms that seem unrelated to digestive health, such as headaches, acne, fatigue and even depression and anxiety.

Dr. Sypien helps patients restore gut heath by eliminating harmful toxins and microorganisms, enzyme replacement , proper nutritional support for digestive tract replenishment and addressing lifestyle issues such as stress  and eating habits. The result of this treatment is better health and nutrition, reduction or elimination of digestive symptoms and decreased systemic inflammation.

Common Digestive problems treated by integrative doctors

  • Irritable bowel disease
  • Inflamatory bowel Disease (Crohn colitic and Ulcerative Collitis)
  • Reflux disease 
  • Food allergies and sensitivities
  • Candida and parasitic infections

Food Allergy & Sensitivity tests performed by Dr. Sypien

IgG4 Allergy Antibody Assessment

This profile measures the IgG4 levels in serum that react to 90 different foods, including commonly eaten foods such as corn, milk, egg, and wheat. The IgG4 test can determine the root of chronic conditions such as: Asthma, Arthritis, Migraines, Ear Infections, Eczema, Sinusitis, Urticaria or Colitis.

Food Inflammation Test

Celiac disease is a digestive condition triggered by consumption of the protein gluten, which is found in bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust, and many other foods containing wheat, barley, or rye. This test can determine the root of chronic conditions such as: Abdominal cramps, gas, and bloating, diarrhea, General weakness, skin disorder, or autoimmune thyroid disease.

Celiac & Gluten Sensitivity

It measures up to 132 of the most common foods, colorings and additives spanning all major food group. This test employs unique methods that detect both IgG antibody and immune Complexes together to determine the reactivity of each sample against a wide variety of foods antigens.

Integrative Diagnostic tests performed by Dr. Sypien

Comprehensive Parasitology Profile

This test evaluates the presence of parasites, beneficial bacteria, imbalanced gut flora, pathogenic bacteria, and yeast

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that often underlies chronic gastrointestinal symptoms of maldigestion and malabsorption, including bloating, gas, diarrhea, irregularity, and abdominal pain.

Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis

This test offers unique insight into overall and gastrointestinal health by assessing a combination of novel stool biomarkers.  This stool analysis evaluates: Digestion/Absorption Markers, Immunology (Inflammation), Gut Metabolic Markers, Gut Microbiology Markers, Gold standard O&P (ova & parasite) technology as well as EIA (Enzyme Immunoassay) for identification of common parasites.

Detoxification is a key to healthy function.We absorb, ingest inhale toxins everyday our lives. Sources of toxic substances include normal by-products of metabolism, environmental elements, medications, diet,alcohol,heavy metals, industrial pollutants,microbes and air pollution.

Our body eliminates toxins by kidneys(urination), bowels(defection), skin(sweating) and lungs(exhalation).

Detoxification treatments become necessary when the body’s natural detoxification systems become overwhelmed. At Integrative Family Practice we offer variety of detoxification programs varying intensity and duration to address patient personal and medical needs.

Candida Testing

Candida is a fungus, which is a form of yeast, that flourishes in your mouth and your intestines.  The symptoms can include brain fog, fatigue, bloating, digestive issues, skin problems , repeated yeast infections, bad breath  and much more.

See what the doctor is saying about Digestive Health