- Diane Sanfilippo | New York Times bestselling author of "Practical Paleo" and "The 21-Day Sugar Detox" | Home of the Balanced Bites Podcast - http://balancedbites.com -

Troubleshooting Your Digestive Issues: Specific Recommendations for Constipation & Diarrhea (part 3)


In Part 1 of Troubleshooting Your Digestive Issues, I covered some signs and symptoms (diarrhea, constipation, bloating, gas, etc.), potential causes of disrupted digestion, and why it’s important to address these issues right away – most notably, to calm systemic inflammation.

In Part 2, I detailed a top down approach to Improving digestion function. Following those recommendations alone will take your far along the path to healthy digestion.

Now, in Part 3, I’ll provide some addition tips that are specific for easing both constipation and diarrhea.

Specific recommendations for constipation-

Specific recommendations for diarrhea – a sign that your body wants whatever you put into it-out fast! It’s important to do some detective work to determine why:

Disrupted digestion can be frustrating and tricky to deal with. Everyone is a little different so individual tweaking and patience is required. Some adjustment is normal at the beginning of a new diet, however, don’t wait until things get out of control before you find a holistic practitioner who can help you get back on track, especially if you think you are dealing with a thyroid conditions, leaky gut, dysbiosis, candida, SIBO or IBS. Also, don’t forget, there is much more information in Practical Paleo!

Parts in this Series:

Part 1: Signs & Symptoms of Digestive Upset

Part 2: How to Improve Overall Digestion Function

Part 3: Specific Recommendations for Constipation & Diarrhea

Part 4: Tips for Common Digestive Issues in Pregnancy


I’ve addressed various digestive issues, troubleshooting ideas, and possible solutions at-length in many podcast episodes: