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Morning sickness vs. hyperemesis gravidarum

Morning sickness vs. hyperemesis gravidarum

Distinguishing between common morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum Pregnancy is a life-changing event like none other. Some women pass the nine months with relative ease and hardly a symptom in sight. More often, however, at least one of the tell-tale symptoms...

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Antibiotics and their effects on the gut

Antibiotics and their effects on the gut

Antibiotics form an integral part of the miracle that is modern medicine. Although the first antibiotics were used less than 100 years ago, they have completely changed the way in which medical treatment is applied. The most modern approach to their use, however,...

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Treating Diverticulitis

Treating Diverticulitis

When pouches called diverticula arise in the lining of the large intestine, the condition is called diverticulosis. The disorder is quite common. It's estimated that half the population develops diverticula by age 50. Heredity may be a contributing factor. Doctors...

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Seven Foods That Are Good for Gut Health

Seven Foods That Are Good for Gut Health

Gut health is an indicator of total health. That’s why it’s so important to take steps to promote gut health and keep our bodies functioning properly from the inside out. A big part of gut health has to do with what we eat. A diet that promotes good digestive health...

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Does a Colonoscopy Hurt?

Does a Colonoscopy Hurt?

Getting ready for your first colonoscopy? Wondering what to expect? Rest assured that this routine procedure is generally associated with minimal-to-no pain or discomfort and requires nothing more than rest and relaxation in the short recovery period. Understanding...

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Crohn’s disease: breaking news

Crohn’s disease: breaking news

In March 2017, Dr. Sarah Kinsinger PhD, ABPP, the director of behavioral medicine for the digestive health program at Loyola University announced that their studies showed gastrointestinal disorders such as Crohn’s disease, IBS, ulcerative colitis, and others are...

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Diverticulitis Diet

Diverticulitis Diet

Small, bulging pockets called diverticula can develop in your digestive system’s lining, particularly in the lower portion of your large intestine or colon. When these pouches become infected or inflamed, it creates a condition called diverticulitis. Symptoms of...

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Could You Be Gluten Intolerant?

Could You Be Gluten Intolerant?

Gluten refers to the proteins that are found in wheat, barley, rye, and other grains. For some people, ingesting gluten can cause damage to the lining of their small intestine, preventing the absorption of essential nutrients. This condition that causes an abnormal...

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It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that colon cancer affects over 200,000 people a year in the United States alone? The month of March was designated as Colon Cancer Awareness Month by President Bill Clinton beginning in the year 2000. Every March, people band together to raise awareness...

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