There are a number of special diets, which may ease or eliminate the symptoms associated with specific digestive conditions. For your convenience, the most common diets are described below. You should consult a physician before choosing to follow a special diet. Additionally, keep in mind that a person’s response to a particular diet is highly individualized - what works for one person may not be as effective for the next. Keeping a food diary can be a useful tool for identifying specific food-related triggers and customizing a diet plan tailored to your specific needs.