Posts Tagged ‘gastrointestinal health’

  • 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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    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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    Constipation

    Posted on April 03,2013

    It is an all too familiar feeling. You are uncomfortable and frustrated. You haven’t moved your bowels in days. Constipation is no fun, and it is very common. In this article we will look at: What is constipation? What causes it? How can it be treated and prevented? When should I see a doctor about […]

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    What is the Colon?

    Posted on March 05,2013

    What does the colon do? What do we even have a colon? Well first of all, the colon is the largest and most important part of the large intestine. Overall, the large intestine is made up of four parts: Cecum Colon Rectum Anal canal The main job of the colon is to absorb water and […]

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