Tag: irritable bowel syndrome

IBS and Gall Bladder Issues

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other digestive problems such as constipation, diarrhea or abdominal pain often wonder if they have a problem with their gallbladder. Problems with the gallbladder can indeed cause...

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Causes of IBS: Candida

One of the more common causes of digestive problems is Candida, or yeast. Although there are other types of yeast, Candida is the word usually used to describe a problem with yeast. Although many...

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Celiac Disease Q&A

Biopsy of small bowel showing celiac disease. (image thanks to wikipedia.org) What is celiac disease? You may have never heard of celiac disease, but it is actually a fairly common problem. In fact, 1...

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IBS and Your Gallbladder

Explore this article When Should You Have Your Gallbladder Removed Will Removing Your Gallbladder Relieve IBS Symptoms Non-Surgical Ways to Treat a Poorly Functioning Gallbladder Patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other digestive...

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8 Facts About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

(Image thanks aspanational.wordpress.com) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is defined by a set of symptoms affecting a patient’s gastrointestinal system. These symptoms, or immune system reactions, can be produced by a wide range of different...

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Food Allergies: A Cause of IBS

(img thanks to nih.gov) Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome with a Food Elimination Diet Followed by Food Challenge and Probiotics
 “Conclusion: These data demonstrate that identifying and appropriately addressing food sensitivity in IBS patients not...

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What is Good Digestion?

Digestion should be the natural process of an exquisitely complex system that converts food into the materials needed for life: vitamins, minerals, fats, amino acids (proteins), and sugars (carbohydrates). From the average person’s point...

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The Dreaded Constipation

Constipation is one of the primary symptoms defined as IBS. The two major factors for defining constipation are the frequency of bowel movements and their firmness. One sign that your digestive system is functioning...

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IBS & Stress

(image thanks to etsu.edu) If you’ve been diagnosed with IBS, it’s likely that you have been advised to reduce your stress level. You may have been told to get regular exercise and adequate sleep,...

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Get Off Those Medications

The typical medical approach for treating IBS involves either doing nothing, or guessing at the problem and trying different medications. Many of the patients that come to the IBS Treatment Center have been on...

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Gastroparesis Is Often Curable

Gastroparesis is a motility disorder that patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other digestive problems are sometimes given as a diagnosis, as noted in the journal Digestive and Liver Disease. Like irritable bowel...

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Kids & Digestive Problems

Yes, we do treat children and infants at the IBS Treatment Center. However, children are not usually given the label of having irritable bowel syndrome. Of course, children can suffer from constipation, diarrhea, abdominal...

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Understanding Constipation

The two major factors for defining constipation are the frequency of bowel movements and their firmness. One sign that your digestive system is functioning optimally is that you have at least one bowel movement...

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Food Allergies

Most people with IBS are suffering at least in part because of an allergic reaction to one or more foods. This often surprises people, who don’t believe that they have allergies. This is because...

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Stress Reduction

If you have been diagnosed with IBS, it is likely that you have been advised to reduce your stress level. You may have been told to get regular exercise and adequate sleep, and to...

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