leo treyzon

The Role of Nutrition in Gut Health

Guest Name and Bio:
Leo Treyzon, MD, MS

Leo Treyzon, MD, MS is an attending physician and previous Clinical Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He is a board certified specialist in clinical nutrition and gastroenterology. He specializes in the best treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Crohn’s and Colitis (IBD), gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers (PUD), gastritis (H. Pylori), small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), and cancers of the digestive tract. Common symptoms he treats include abdominal pain, gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, anemia and bleeding.

He is a participating physician and researcher in the Cedars-Sinai Gastroenterology department. Dr. Treyzon performs procedures such as endoscopy, colonoscopy and wireless capsule endoscopy, and breath testing.

Dr. Treyzon lectures on subjects related to the field of gastroenterology, nutrition and functional abdominal pain. He is an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). As an educator, he teaches the medical students, residents, and fellows who are training in gastroenterology. 

What you will learn from this episode:

  • How important nutrition can be in managing gastrointestinal problems
  • What is SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) and how to manage it
  • The truth about a low FODMAP diet
  • Where the future of medicine will going
  • How important lifestyle changes can be in optimizing health and wellness, gastrointestinal or otherwise

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