Education and Support

If you or a loved one has a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, it can be a stressful time for your whole family. At Henry Ford Health, we offer the most advanced care for people with gastrointestinal disorders.

Patient education and support for gastrointestinal disorders

In addition to our world-class care, we support you with education about gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. We are by your side, every step of your treatment journey, to provide expert care with a compassionate touch.

Depending on the type of GI disorder you have, your treatment plan may include medication, surgery or minimally invasive procedures. Lifestyle changes can also help relieve your symptoms so that you can get back to your daily activities.

We provide support and patient education on:

  • Nutrition: The food you eat affects almost every type of GI disorder. Our specialists help you make the best decisions when it comes to your diet.
  • Stress reduction: Your stress levels can directly affect the severity of GI disorders. We show you effective techniques and mental exercises to help cope with life’s many stressors.
  • Risk management: Our team helps you identify any risk factors that can trigger symptoms or slow your recovery.

Find out more about GI conditions and treatments and screening and diagnosis at Henry Ford.

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