IBS

Knowing the Difference Between Symptoms of IBS and Colon Cancer

Knowing the difference between symptoms of IBS and colon cancer might save someone from a lot of anxiety, and more importantly, give them a longer life to enjoy. If you are having some unusual changes to your bowel habits, review these differences and then follow up by making an appointment with Digestive Health Services.  » Read more about: Knowing the Difference Between Symptoms of IBS and Colon Cancer  »


8 Factors That Increase Your Risk For Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disorder that normally starts in early adulthood and affects 20% of the population, yet no one really knows what causes it. It’s perplexing for sure since we don’t know exactly why someone experiences the symptoms, but we can learn about 8 factors that increase your risk for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).  » Read more about: 8 Factors That Increase Your Risk For Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)  »


September is Fruit & Veggies Month!

According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, 90% of adults and children don’t eat the proper amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets! Poor diet and exercise plans can cause disease, poor weight management, and reduced motivation. This month, take a look at you and your family’s diets and exercises and see if there are ways you can improve.  » Read more about: September is Fruit & Veggies Month!  »


April is IBS Awareness Month!

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month
If you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, you’re one of the 10-15% of adults who are affected worldwide.  » Read more about: April is IBS Awareness Month!  »


What is Lactose Intolerance?

What Causes Lactose Intolerance?
It’s estimated that over 40 million Americans are lactose intolerant. Lactose intolerance is a dietary condition that affects the way people digest dairy products. It varies in severity from person to person, and can mean that a bowl of cereal can either be a healthy start to the day, or a visit to the hospital.  » Read more about: What is Lactose Intolerance?  »


Best Diets for People with IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an uncomfortable digestive condition that affects about 15 percent of the population. It can cause abdominal pain, bowel problems, diarrhea and chronic constipation.
Although there is no simple solution for treating IBS, the following diets have been proven to help people with the digestive disorder:  » Read more about: Best Diets for People with IBS  »