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Fructose Malabsorption Testing

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Welcome to the world of Fructose Malabsorption, a condition with significant implications for digestive health. Lets explore the importance of Fructose Malabsorption, the consequences of its imbalance, and who should consider testing for this common gastrointestinal issue.

Fructose Malabsorption occurs when the small intestine cannot properly absorb fructose, a type of sugar found in fruits, honey, and certain sweeteners. This malabsorption can lead to digestive symptoms such as bloating, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and even systemic symptoms like fatigue. Recognizing Fructose Malabsorption is crucial for addressing underlying digestive issues and restoring gastrointestinal wellness.

 

When the body cannot absorb fructose efficiently, it can ferment in the colon, leading to the production of gas and causing gastrointestinal discomfort. Chronic Fructose Malabsorption can result in ongoing digestive symptoms, nutritional deficiencies, and impact overall quality of life. Identifying and addressing Fructose Malabsorption imbalance is essential for effective management and restoring digestive health.

Testing for Fructose Malabsorption is recommended for individuals experiencing persistent gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, or unexplained weight loss, particularly after consuming fructose-containing foods. Those with a history of digestive issues, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or suspected malabsorption disorders may also benefit from testing. Consulting with a healthcare provider can help determine if Fructose Malabsorption testing is appropriate for your specific situation

Biomarkers tested:

  • Hydrogen (H2)

  • Methane (CH4)

  • Combined H2 & CH4

Learn more at Fructose Malabsorption Test - Invivo Healthcare

Price - £165

Sample type: Breath

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