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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 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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Food Allergies: A Cause of IBS

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 “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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