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IBD

Your body is all tied together in lots of different ways, and while it almost doesn’t make sense to list out every iteration, some of the big ones are worth talking about: the mind-body connection, and the gut-skin connection. Sort it all out, and humans are actually made up more of bacteria than they are […]

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Bowel Disease on the Rise

November 9, 2016

A new report says that more Americans have Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) than ever. While there may be room for error in the report, there’s certainly a ring of truth. The study asked if respondents had ever been told they had IBD, and more than 3 million US adults responded they had. Diagnosing a specific […]

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Is IBD A Viral Infection?

January 26, 2015

New research may change how we think about, and doctors treat, Irritable Bowel Disease (which includes Crohn’s Disease and other types of colitis). Currently, IBD is regarded as an autoimmune disorder, and treatment can vary from strict dietary changes to removing part of the bowel. But if this new research shows IBD to be viral, […]

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The gastrointestinal system has two main functions: to ensure you absorb nutrients (and calories for energy) and as an important part of the immune system, since everything you eat is a potential source of pathogens. When stomach trouble comes up—even in a minor way—one or both of these jobs becomes compromised. A multivitamin is essential […]

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be a painful, life long condition if not properly cared for, but can be difficult to recognize. It’s important to know whether you’re showing ulcerative colitis symptoms, or crohns disease symptoms, the two biggest forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Generally, ulcerative colitis symptoms and crohns disease symptoms are treated the […]

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