Dr Sonal Hattangdi-Haridas
MSc Nutritional Medicine
University of Surrey, U.K.
B.H.M.S (Mum) H.M.D (Lon)
Dr. Sonal holds a Master’s Degree in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey and has won multiple awards for her clinical research.
She is qualified and registered in Homeopathic Medicine from the University of Mumbai which included rigorous clinical training and academics for 5.5 years before she embarked into clinical practice 21 years ago. Her specialisation in Nutritional Medicine deals with relief of discomfort or disease symptoms and modulating the onset or progress of disease through minimal dietary modulation along with appropriate nutritional supplementation. Using evidence-based nutrition and clinical experience in homeopathy, she addresses a range of issues from relief of symptoms of allergies, digestive, skin and sleep issues to balancing immunity, hormonal and weight issues in adults and children. The treatment supports healthy child development includes attention problems, sensory processing disorder, issues related to ASD, moods and anxiety.
A published medical author, Dr. Sonal does honorary research work for the Adolescent and Paediatric dept of The Hong Kong University. Her professional affiliations include the Royal Society of Medicine, The Nutrition Society UK., The Hong Kong Institute of Allergy, Hong Kong Nutrition Association and Hong Kong Paediatric Society.
Dr Sonal also deals with SIBO testing for gastrointestinal issues and IBS.
What is SIBO?
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a painful condition of the gut caused by the presence of excessive numbers of bacteria in the small intestine. The small intestine is where most of the digestion and absorption of food and nutrients happens. Unlike the colon which is part of the large intestine and proliferates with bacteria, the small intestine is normally sparsely populated by bacteria. Bacterial overgrowth can happen when bacteria move from the large intestine to the small intestine or when naturally occurring bacteria in the small intestine grow out of control.
Signs and symptoms of SIBO often include:
Dr Sonal is offering teleconsultations during the COVID 19 outbreak.
Recent articles from Dr Sonal:
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