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Natural Treatments for Constipation

Surely, you’re no stranger to constipation. Everybody goes through the occasional digestive disruption from time to time. It can be uncomfortable and cause symptoms like bloating and discomfort. Some may even experience regular constipation, a condition known as chronic constipation. Treatment options, such as laxatives, are one choice to help get things moving. But many ...click here to read more

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Life Expectancy in People with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Is Low

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may have a lower life expectancy, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The study found that even while life expectancy increased in people with IBD, they still generally died sooner compared to people without the intestinal disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a ...click here to read more

Tips to Cope with IBS

Treating IBS is a challenge. Irritable bowel syndrome can be painful, embarrassing, or worse, and management can be a tricky ordeal. Because of its complexity, coping mechanisms can be very valuable. There is no cure for IBS, and controlling flare-ups can be a tall challenge. All you can do is identify triggers and do your ...click here to read more

Could Eternal Youth Be Living in Your Gut?

Here’s a warning: proceed with caution if you’re a little queasy. But keep going if you’re interested in a major finding about the fountain of youth. It could be flowing inside you. Literally. Doctors are only beginning to understand the breadth of gut health. There is evidence and theories about the gut-brain axis, but work ...click here to read more

Start Your Day with A Healthy Colon

Your colon isn’t the first thing on your mind when you wake up. I get it. But by thinking about it—just a little—in the morning, you could offer a significant boost to its health. And you don’t even really have to think about your colon. Instead, consider what you’ll eat for breakfast. Yogurt with berries ...click here to read more

Colon Pain? The First Steps to Relief

What can you do about a sore colon? Other than getting too frightened—and it can be scary—is to take a deep breath. You might be able to relieve pain in the colon easier than you might think. Your colon is part of your large intestine and essentially the last stop of your digestive system. It’s ...click here to read more

Probiotics: What They Are and How to Get More

Probiotics can help with digestion, gut health, and more. They might even help fight inflammation and brain function. But what the heck are they? Are they a superfood? A nutrient? Bugs? Depending on who you ask, they could be classified as a superfood. Probiotics are linked to a number of potential health benefits, but they ...click here to read more