Functional Digestive Disorder, FDD, is a complex health condition that affects millions of adults each year. As a condition that leads to great pain and complication with digestion, many sufferers continue to function normally, holding down jobs and maintaining family life despite pain and complications with digestion.
If your suffer from persistent digestive complications, it is important to seek out medical attention to determine if you are one of the millions of people living with a condition known as Functional Digestive Disorder, FDD. For many individuals, the treatment of this condition will be complex in nature but, once treated, there can be an even greater restoration to quality of life.
FDD is a complex digestive complication because it is typically associated with not only physical health complications but also mental health complications. In many Functional Digestive disorder patients, there is a great prevalence to also suffer from anxiety and depression in addition to the physical digestive complications. Therefore, when treating FDD, your gastroenterologist will need to treat the condition by first assessing the mental health implications.
While mental health is a component of the symptoms and cause of FDD, there are also physical complications that must be addressed. In adults with Functional Digestive disorder, there is also a risk for irritable bladder, pelvic pain, and complications with sleep and even sexual complications. Your physician, therefore, will need to treat these more objective complications in order to restore your overall health.
For many adults who live with digestive complications, and still hold down gainful employment and manage their family lives well, the condition is typically referred to as a functional condition, or Functional Digestive Disorder. If you believe you are suffering from this condition, be sure that your physician is treating the complication with an approach that tackles not only your physical complications but also your mental health complications. In doing so, many complications of FDD can be resolved rather easily.
The key to your health, first, will lie in seeking out treatment despite the fact that you are still functioning and living as normally as possible. If your digestive health is causing pain and complications in your life, then treatment is needed and often a remedy can be achieved rather easily even though this is a complex digestive health complication.
Sources: Restoring Your Digestive Health, by Jordan Rubin, N.M.D