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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

It’s preventable, if not entirely predictable: the nausea, cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea of food poisoning. There are many types of stomach upset, from those caused by chronic illness (irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, etc.), to those caused by viruses (which happen mostly, but not always, in the winter), to true food poisoning—the mostly warm […]

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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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Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease are similar diseases: both are inflammation (and eventually damage) in the gastrointestinal tract, but they’re in different regions. Both cause severe, frequent diarrhea and impair the absorption of nutrients (it’s usually recommended that people with GI Tract issues take a vitamin supplement). Both are treated with anti-inflammatory medicines, antibiotics, sometimes […]

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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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Inflammatory bowel disease is usually first diagnosed at a young age, although it may by symptomless for years prior to diagnoses. Unfortunately, inflammatory bowel disease is one of those conditions that can be difficult to diagnose, requiring extensive testing and samples for confirmation and to rule out other diseases with similar symptoms or diseases that […]

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