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Are Your COVID-19 Safety Measures Causing Indigestion?

Doctors have recently suggested that indigestion is a potential early symptom of COVID-19. If you’ve noticed you’ve been struggling with indigestion, should you be scared? Not necessarily. Although Chinese researchers have suggested that roughly half of coronavirus patients have complained about diarrhea and other digestive issues, it is not a surefire way to identify the ...click here to read more

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What Causes Thin or Narrow Stool?

For the majority of people, normal stool is one or two inches in diameter, so suddenly producing a thin or narrow stool can be startling. To have it happen once or twice may not be harmful, but if you have narrow, thin stools on a regular basis, it could be a sign of an underlying ...click here to read more

Why It’s So Important to Have a Healthy Gut

Our body is connected in several different ways, so it shouldn’t be that surprising that your gut health could impact your joint pain. It is well known that obesity is linked to osteoarthritis — a type of arthritis categorized by “wear-and-tear” of the joints and cartilage. Osteoarthritis affects an estimated 31 million people and it’s ...click here to read more

Atherosclerosis risk for ischemic colitis (inflammation of colon) and bowel disease

Ischemic colitis is when blood flow to the colon becomes reduced; therefore, atherosclerosis contribute to ischemic colitis by narrowing the arteries. This lack of blood flow to the colon limits the supply of oxygen for the cells in the digestive system. Ischemic colitis can be misdiagnosed as other digestive issues and can heal on its ...click here to read more

Colitis: Could precision editing of gut bacteria be a possible cure?

Researchers have recently found that colitis can be treated by the precision editing of gut bacteria. Precision editing was used on the gut’s bacterial population in a mouse model of colitis to lower or intercept the intensity of inflammation. This research was conducted at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Sebastian Winter’s approach for treating ...click here to read more

How to treat duodenitis: Natural remedies and diet

Duodenitis treatment is similar to treatment for gastritis, but many people find that lifestyle adjustments, including natural remedies and diet, can go a long way in easing their duodenitis symptoms. Just what is duodenitis? Well, it is a medical term that is used to describe inflammation in the first part of the small intestine, called ...click here to read more

Chronic idiopathic constipation: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Chronic idiopathic constipation refers to a gastrointestinal health condition in which a person has long-term symptoms of constipation without any identifiable cause, according to commonly used diagnostic testing. The term “idiopathic” is often used in the medical community in reference to a disease or condition that arises spontaneously or from an obscure or unknown cause. ...click here to read more