Telephone: 530.899.8741


2639 Forest Ave 

Suite 120

Chico, CA 95928

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Relief for Diarrhea in Chico

We understand that each individual’s situation is unique and our approach to treatment reflects that. We know that not everybody is every body, and one patient may need a completely different approach to a similar problem than the next.  Through your health history, an examination, lab tests and an analysis of your health challenges, we will customize a care plan for you using the best approach for your particular condition.  In addition, you will receive a plan for self-care so that you can sustain your success. 

Join the thousands of people in the Chico Redding California are we have helped overcome bowel problems. Take this first step with us and begin your journey to feeling better again. 

Call our office today at 530-899-8741 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Patrick.  A consultation is a 30-minute appointment, which will give you the opportunity to meet with the doctor one-on-one to discuss your symptoms and any concerns you may have.  In this consultation you will receive a preliminary exam, determine what tests are needed, and a written estimate of costs.

Dr. Patrick's Story: Overcoming Colitis 

When I was in college, I had colitis, an inflammatory bowel condition characterized by loose and bloody stools. Talk about diarrhea — I was going to the toilet 15 times a day! The University of Tororonto campus was enormous, housing the activities of 54,000 students. I had to know which buildings were open when, and the distance between bathrooms, "just in case".  I was miserable and embarrassed. My immune system was so depleted that I got hepatitis. I was way too young to be so unhealthy.

My first trip home that fall, I went to Dr. McGuire our family MD. He gave me a medication, but it only got worse.

Desperate, and back at in school, I decided to go to the University’s Health Center. The doctor was a young, caring doctor with new ideas- a doctor who did not want me to rely on addictive or harmful pharmaceuticals. He advised me to throw away my medications, pointing out that their primary side effect was damage to the liver. A liver that was already inflamed by hepatitis! 

He helped me see that if I changed my diet, my colitis would get better. And it did. While I no longer had colitis, I was not perfect and I still had bouts of irritable bowl (IBS). Since then I have become a doctor who specializes in using healthy alternatives to drugs and surgery for bowel problems. And, I no longer have IBS. I was fortunate to become sick early in my life to learn that there is a better way to heal your body of functional digestion problems such heartburn, irritable bowel, GERD and indigestion. 

So, thank you Dr. McGuire for teaching me a lesson that I've had the pleasure

of passing on to thousands of patients since 1997. Drugs don’t heal; they only

mask the symptoms. Our bodies do the healing once they are nourished


If traditional medical approaches to diarrhea and bowel problems and other

digestion problems are not working for you, call my Chico office today at

530-899-8741 to schedule a consultation.

Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, Internal Health Specialist, Founder of the Digestion Relief Center, specializes in effective, natural relief for bowel problems, food sensitivities and digestive problems. Learn more at


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Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC
Internal Health Specialist  


2639 Forest Avenue, Suite 120      

Chico, CA 95928

Are You Experiencing Other Digestive Problems?

Business Hours:

Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Thursday: 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM 

Friday: CLOSED