Digestive Concerns 


Digestive concerns can be difficult to figure out. Many suffer with gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, and more without a clear understanding of why. The digestive system is a machine that requires all sections to be functioning well for the whole to work without causing problems. Listed below are the different sections of the digestive tract, the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. Highlighted around each section are some potential things that could contribute to your symptoms. Dr. Richardson takes a symptomatic approach to discover what is causing your symptoms and how to get the whole system functioning at its best again. 

What can go wrong in each section of the digestive system? 


  • Hunger Cues

Small Intestine

  • Food 

Large Intestine

  • Motility Dysfunction
  • Digestive Enzyme Insuffiency
  • Acid Production Dysfunction
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Absorption of Nutritent
  • Abnormal Gas 
  • Microbiome Disruption

Fremont Office

Naturopathic Family Medicine

4411 Fremont Ave N

Seattle, WA 98103



Monday: 8am-5pm

Wednesday: 8am-noon

​​Thursday: 2pm-5pm

Friday: 8am-noon

Downtown Office

Office Contact

Tel: 206-683-4495

Fax: 888-519-9390

Natural Healthcare NW

509 Olive Way, Suite 1645

Seattle, WA 98101




Tuesday: 8am-5:30pm

Wednesday: 2pm-5:30pm

Thursday: 8am-1pm​​

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