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What is Lactose Intolerance? If your body does not produce a sufficient level of lactase, the digestive enzyme needed to break down lactose, you may suffer symptoms of lactose intolerance. Your body does not make enough lactase to break down the sugar in milk products. The lactose is not digested in the small intestine, so […]

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Belching, bloating, and flatulence: Any of these symptoms can be embarrassing, leading to unwanted noises, abdominal discomfort, and general malaise. Occasionally experiencing these symptoms is normal, but if symptoms become excessive or too frequent, they can negatively impact your life. Belching occurs when excess air is swallowed, causing the stomach to become too full. Flatulence […]

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Antibiotics are effective medications commonly used to treat infection. Although safe, they can cause side effects, including diarrhea, in up to 20% of patients, usually improving when the antibiotics are stopped.  In some patients Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can develop due to a toxin-producing bacteria that causes a severe form of diarrhea associated with antibiotic […]

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OVERVIEW Lactose is the sugar found in milk and dairy products such as cheese and yogurt. After eating dairy products that contain this sugar, usually lactase, a digestive enzyme of the small intestine, helps to breakdown this complex sugar into two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. These simple sugars are then absorbed in the small […]

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November 13, 2017

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means comfort food and delicious treats. Living with IBD and eating some of these Thanksgiving foods could upset your symptoms, however, we have some yummy solutions. Here are two IBD-friendly Thanksgiving recipes that everyone at the table will surely love! Herb Roasted Turkey Breast Ingredients 1 whole bone-in […]

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