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Study Finds Strong Link between Psychological Stress and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

New research has found a possible link between psychological stress and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a condition that affects the large intestine and causes abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. While the cause of IBS is unknown, it’s thought to be related to changes in how the brain and gut interact. There here to read more

Possible Reasons for IBS

The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, can hit hard and heavy and lead to all kinds of problems. Aside from the pain and discomfort, IBS can make people fearful of leaving the house and doing things they enjoy. While the exact cause of IBS is unknown, there is research linking it to some here to read more

Cocoa Doesn’t Necessarily Protect against Digestive Distress Resulting from Exercise

Are you an athlete who loves to have a post-exercise cup of cocoa to help with digestive distress? While cocoa does have some benefits, new research suggests long-term daily consumption doesn’t protect you against digestive distress resulting from exercise and only has a small effect on gut microbiomes. Why do some people get sick after here to read more


Study Found a Growth Factor Protein That Can Protect against the Effects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

According to a new discovery from Weill Cornell Medicine researchers, a growth factor protein produced by immune cells in the intestine may protect against the effects of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The research published in Nature Immunology could lead to a better understanding of IBD and new strategies to treat this disease. In this study, here to read more

New Study Does Not Show a Relationship between High Intake of Gluten and Increased IBS Symptoms

A new study from Chalmers University of Technology and Uppsala University Sweden shows no relationship between a diet that includes gluten and increased irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms. Those with IBS tend to avoid certain foods and often cut gluten out of their diet to prevent stomach pain and diarrhea symptoms. However, this study shows here to read more

Remember to Eat Fiber This Holiday Season

The holidays can offer a serious disruption to your routine. Baked goods, chocolate, booze, and candies appear out of nowhere. Timing can also be tight, so you’re reaching for takeout and junk food to help you power through. No sane individual is going to tell somebody to avoid all of the treats that make the here to read more

Consuming a Healthy Diet during Middle Age Is Associated with a Healthy Brain

New research has found that a healthy diet is associated with a healthy brain during middle age. This information suggests that food choices in midlife may help reduce the risk of dementia and other degenerative brain disorders as people age. The study conducted by Deacon University’s Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition studied eating habits here to read more

Depression and Anxiety in IBD Patients Associated with Vascular Barrier

Research from Italy has found a possible link between depression and anxiety in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients and the vascular barrier in the brain. The study published in the journal Science describes the gut-brain axis response to inflammation and its relationship to psychiatric illness. While previous research has shown that people with inflammatory bowel here to read more

Is the Fountain of Youth Living in Your Gut?

The bacterial population in your gut – called the microbiome – gets a lot of attention. It’s linked with overall health, mood, digestion, inflammation, and more. And now it’s being linked with longevity. New research published in Cell Reports suggests that advancing age changes the makeup of the microbiome in the small intestine. It infers here to read more

MS Drug Giving IBD Sufferers Hope

There is no cure for ulcerative colitis, a painful chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis is proving highly effective. Ulcerative colitis is a form of IBD that causes the immune system to attack the lining in the large intestine. It creates ulcers that can lead to extreme pain here to read more

Vitamin D’s Great… Just Not for Treating IBS: Study

Vitamin D deficiencies are associated with a host of negative health implications. Bumping up intake can help in most cases, leading to better overall health and lower risk for plenty of health conditions. Except irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. Previous research has suggested a potential link between vitamin D levels and IBS symptoms, but a here to read more

The Western Diet and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, or IBD, is a historically Western occurrence. Although mainly a problem in the United States, as culture has gone global, it’s becoming more common across the globe. All that fast food, fat, and sugar could be promoting the proliferation of IBD. A recent study has found that eating a western diet can here to read more