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Will a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?
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Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Gastroenteritis means an inflammation of the stomach and/or intestines.
There are many causes. Self-limited viruses are the most common cause. Other causes include lactose (dairy) intolerance, celiac disease (wheat gluten sensitivity), inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) and others. If it is recurring, it should be further investigated by your doctor.

In brief: No
Gastroenteritis means an inflammation of the stomach and/or intestines.
There are many causes. Self-limited viruses are the most common cause. Other causes include lactose (dairy) intolerance, celiac disease (wheat gluten sensitivity), inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) and others. If it is recurring, it should be further investigated by your doctor.
Dr. Scott Beede
Dr. Scott Beede
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe, maybe not
Why recurring gastritis? Lots of different causes.
Vegan diet may be irrelevant.

In brief: Maybe, maybe not
Why recurring gastritis? Lots of different causes.
Vegan diet may be irrelevant.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Ben Eggleston
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Better nourishment of your body, slowed aging, less (even eliminate) cardiovascular disease are possibilities with a low fat vegan diet.
However, the intestines and your mind need an adjustment period. Meaning, all the fiber of healthy foods may cause diarrhea for a while. Also, it may take time to find which foods your intestines tolerate well. There will be work involved in finding new recipes, use the many websites for ideas.

In brief: Depends
Better nourishment of your body, slowed aging, less (even eliminate) cardiovascular disease are possibilities with a low fat vegan diet.
However, the intestines and your mind need an adjustment period. Meaning, all the fiber of healthy foods may cause diarrhea for a while. Also, it may take time to find which foods your intestines tolerate well. There will be work involved in finding new recipes, use the many websites for ideas.
Dr. Ben Eggleston
Dr. Ben Eggleston
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Phytonutrients helps with epignomes and prevents recurrent enteritis check metagenics website they have literature - their product is called ultrainflamx.

In brief: Yes
Phytonutrients helps with epignomes and prevents recurrent enteritis check metagenics website they have literature - their product is called ultrainflamx.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Scott Beede
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Dr. Vasu Brown
That is surprising since I personally use Ultrainflamx and love this - works great. I am also certified First Line therapist with Metagenics and find their products are great only thing they are pricey
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