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IBS and Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis, although not Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), is closely related to IBS. What is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is the diagnosis given to people who develop inflammation as a result of diverticulosis. Diverticulosis is the presence...

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how to cure IBS permanently

Can You Cure IBS Permanently?

Millions of Americans experience irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at some point. IBS is incredibly common (as described in Clinical Gastroenterology), with up to one in five Americans suffering from it during their lifetime. But...

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IBS Symptoms: Heartburn

Understanding Acid Reflux, Heartburn and GERD The terms acid reflux, heartburn, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) are similar but not the same. Acid reflux means stomach acid flows back into the esophagus. Heartburn is...

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IBS and Difficulty Gaining Weight

The inability to lose weight as well as the inability to gain weight are frequently two sides of the same coin. Food allergies and sensitivities, gastrointestinal bacterial infections, yeast, and parasites can all interfere...

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Stress & IBS

I always had a nervous stomach my whole life, but it was nothing serious until part-way through college when I started having some major digestive problems. I was beginning to feel like I was...

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Symptoms of Food Allergies

Food allergies can cause a lot more problems than you or your doctor probably realize. After having worked with thousands of patients with food allergies, we know this to be true. Although there is...

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Drugs to Treat IBS

At least 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with IBS. The drug companies are beginning to tap into this hefty target market by offering medicines aimed at relieving the symptoms of IBS. These drugs...

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