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  • Diverticulitis patients suffer long-term psychological and physical problems
    Diverticulitis patients suffer long-term psychological and physical problems
    A new UCLA study has found that long after their acute episode has passed, diverticulosis patients suffer from psychological and physical symptoms. The researchers note that their findings could lead to better disease management. The study was...
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    How common is IBS?
    Studies estimate IBS affects 3 to 20 percent of the adult population.IBS affects about twice as many women as men and is most often found in people younger than age 45. However, once you have IBS you will have to change your diet and lifestyle in...
  • How soft is your stool?
    Want a softer stool? Got Crohn's, Diverticulitis, Colitis, or IBS?
    I know this topic isn't necessarily all sweet and nice to discuss, but daily people receive a diagnosis of Crohn's, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diverticulitis, colitis, and so on... issues of the gut. Specifically, issues of the colon....
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    Black bean brownies: A gluten-free Valentine's treat
    Being gluten-free during Valentine's Day is not always easy if you have a sweet tooth; cakes, cookies, and other decadent treats belong to the realm of wheat flour, where a nibble of heaven can cause you gastrointestinal hell if you're...
  • 2014 International Builders' Show
    2014 International Builders' Show
    The 2014 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) will be held February 4-6 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Green education sessions offered will include:12 Simple Steps to Building Net-Zero Energy HomesMarketing High Performance Green Homes: Myths,...
  • Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
    Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
    Irritable bowel syndrome affects a lot of people worldwide. Because of this, it is important that everyone knows the symptoms that this condition brings.First of all, we will first tackle IBS in general. Here are some facts that you need to know...
  • New form of irritable bowel syndrome discovered
    New form of irritable bowel syndrome discovered
    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an intestinal disorder that causes crampy pain. Now, UCLA researchers have found a new form of the disorder: post-diverticulitis irritable bowel syndrome (PDV-IBS). Their findings. Published online on September 5...
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    Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    IBS is a medical problem that is becoming more and more common. While not a pleasant subject for polite company, it is not a pleasant problem to have either. The most difficult thing about IBS is that there is no clear definition as to a cause,...
  • UCLA seeking adults with irritable bowel syndrome for study
    UCLA seeking adults with irritable bowel syndrome for study
    UCLA researchers are seeking adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ages 18 to 50, for a study aimed at identifying and evaluating the effects of a mindfulness program on brain biomarkers and symptoms of IBS. Volunteers will be paid up to ...
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    Essential oils 101: Peppermint
    Peppermint is everywhere. This common, leafy, green herb is omnipresent in our foods, candies, breath mints and chewing gum. Its use dates as far back as ancient Egypt and China, and it was strewn throughout castles in the Middle Ages to lessen...
  • Intestinal flora leads to better health
    What is in your gut?
    Do you have frequent periods of unexplained abdominal pain? Do you have bloating combined with bouts of constipation and or diarrhea? Do you have reactions or sensitivities to certain foods? Do you feel sleepy, groggy and lethargic? Do you suffer...
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    Colloidal silver: Healer or hoax? (Video)
    Silver has a long history of use in jewelry, electronics, and art…but can it fight disease, infection and bacteria? Manufacturers of colloidal silver tout it as being a cure for everything from psoriasis to cancer, while others claim it...
  • Stuggling with IBS?
    Hypnosis relieves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
    While the word ‘hypnosis’ may conjure up an image of a magician with a swinging watch or some unfortunate person doing the hypnotist’s bidding by rote, it is, in fact, a powerful modality for improving your health.For example,...
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    Fecal implants: The straight poop on curing chronic diarrhea (Video)
    Millions of Americans suffer from diverticulitis, IBS, and chronic diarrhea. For those who have tried every antibiotic on the market and still not found relief, there is a very natural and organic solution that may work – a fecal implant...
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    Understanding the health benefits of probiotics
    Everything from yogurt to soy products to nutrition supplements are fortified with probiotics. You cannot even turn on the television without hearing someone touting the health benefits of it. But what are probiotics and what do they do?What is a...