• Treating Crohn’s Disease

    Posted on August 15,2013

    Crohn’s Disease causes damage to the intestinal tract and unfortunately there no known cure for the disease; however there are many treatment options. Read more…

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  • Crohn’s Disease: The Basics

    Posted on August 07,2013

    Crohn’s disease is one of the inflammatory bowel diseases. These diseases are also called “autoimmune” diseases. This means that the over-reaction of your body’s natural defense mechanisms causes problems. Crohn’s disease symptoms include stomach pain and diarrhea, and severe cases can even lead to malnutrition. Nobody is sure what causes Crohn’s disease, and it usually […]

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  • Celiac Disease and Gluten Free Diets

    Posted on July 31,2013

    Celiac disease is a problem with the immune system that can cause gastrointestinal symptoms and can lead to serious vitamin deficiencies.

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  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Posted on July 23,2013

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder of the large intestine. IBS is believed to affect up to 15% of the US population, and nobody is quite sure what causes the disorder. However, there are many different treatment options. What are the Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? IBS symptoms can vary widely in quality […]

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  • Probiotics – Miracle Cure?

    Posted on July 17,2013

    Are you hungry? How about eating some bacteria for breakfast? Well, it might not be a meal, but probiotics are living microorganisms that are ingested to give you a health benefit. You can already buy special yogurts, milks, cheeses and nutritional supplements that contain probiotics. The idea is that by introducing the right bacteria into […]

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    How to Cope with Lactose Intolerance

    Posted on July 10,2013

    Lactose intolerance. Drink some milk or eat some ice cream, and you face cramps, flatulence and diarrhea. However, there is some good news.

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  • Gastrointestinal Health

    Anal Warts

    Posted on July 03,2013

    Anal warts are the most common viral sexually transmitted disease in the United States. However, the danger of these go beyond the warts themselves.

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  • Gastrointestinal Health

    Rectal Bleeding

    Posted on June 26,2013

    Bleeding from intestinal sources can present itself in many different ways. In general, rectal bleeding can be divided into four main categories…

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  • Gastrointestinal Health

    Diverticular Disease

    Posted on June 19,2013

    Diverticular disease, diverticulosis, diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding all come from the same source. Let’s explore how these and their treatments.

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    Anal Itching

    Posted on June 12,2013

    It sooner or later happens to all of us. That’s right, an intense itching sensation of the anus. It can be maddening! What causes this annoying sensation?

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