Both IBS and IBD are chronic gastrointestinal disorders, and they both have similar symptoms. At the same time, they are distinctly different conditions. If that’s not confusing enough, a patient can have both. What’s the difference between IBS vs. IBD? Keep reading to distinguish between the two and get the right treatment..Read More »What’s the Difference Between IBS vs. IBD?
There are those who dread holiday dinners because they are trying to lose weight and know they will overindulge. Others can’t wait until the holidays so they can “pig out. Then there are those who live with IBD and stress as the holidays approach, as there are so many situations, decisions, and personal interactions that can possibly cause friction or embarrassment. Fortunately, there are ways to navigate holiday dinners when you have IBD.Read More »IBD: Navigating Holiday Dinners
Do Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis increase risk of cancer? The short answer is yes. If you have ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease involving the colon, you are at a higher risk for developing colon cancer. However, the majority of people with these two conditions may never develop colon cancer. Keep reading to find out how to reduce your risk factors.Read More »Ulcerative Colitis And Colon Cancer
If you have been experiencing digestive issues, you may be thinking to yourself, could it be irritable bowel syndrome? Let’s try to answer that question for you.Read More »Could I Have Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome?
All of us can suffer from an upset tummy after overindulging, occasionally get constipated, or develop excess gas and heartburn. When this happens, we take an over-the-counter medication and usually forget about it. When these incidents begin to occur more frequently, it’s time to pay attention to signs you may have poor digestive health.Read More »Signs You May Have Poor Digestive Health
Our digestive system is made up of several components and organs. They include the esophagus, stomach, colon, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine, and the anus. When something doesn’t work right or there is an issue within your digestive tract, you will know pretty quick. There will be symptoms you cannot ignore. The best person to diagnose the problem is a specialist known as a gastroenterologist, and here are some of the signs you need a gastroenterologist.Read More »Signs You Need A Gastroenterologist
Many people who frequently have gas will tell you they experience pain and embarrassment. If this sounds like you, understanding gas and how to find relief might reduce those embarrassing moments and help you feel better.Read More »Understanding Gas And How To Find Relief
As a woman, you have a lot on your plate. There’s the issue of childbirth, a menstrual cycle with its many idiosyncrasies, menopause, and of course, staying calm when everyone is overreacting. Now we are sorry to inform you that there are 6 common GI problems in women, and many times they are worse than the male gender experiences.Read More »6 Common GI Problems In Women
Painful and uncomfortable abdominal symptoms are common with irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. While the symptoms can be bothersome, this gastrointestinal disorder doesn’t damage your digestive tract or increase the risk of colon cancer. With that said, if you have this disorder, understanding IBS triggers and ways to avoid them can improve your quality of life.
Got GERD? Many of us do and we don’t realize it. You know, it’s that terrible tasting acid that comes back into your throat when… Read More »What To Do When Heartburn Meds Stop Working