Digestive insufficiency involving reduced production and secretion of stomach acid, digestive enzymes and/or bile acids is commonly encountered in clinical practice. Numerous symptoms and conditions have been attributed to digestive insufficiency, which in turn often results in gut microbial imbalances. With the GI-Map Test, practitioners can gain important insights into digestive insufficiency and related dysbiosis patterns, which facilitate the development of targeted, personalized approaches to improving symptoms and underlying imbalances.
Download the helpful PDF document mentioned by Tom during his presentation entitled, Understanding Common Dysbiosis Patterns with GI-MAP™
Tom is a functional nutrition practitioner, consultant, educator, speaker, and former research scientist. His primary expertise is in how the microbiome interacts with the digestive, immune and nervous systems, and how it influences metabolic processes. He has developed online educational programs for practitioners seeking in-depth education in the microbiome and related topics. He also has extensive experience in the areas of aging and healthspan optimization, both through his previous research experience as well as his more recent experience as a functional health practitioner.