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As we age, changes in our body often require change in our diet – not only what we eat, but how we eat it. A registered dietitian discusses some tips to keep your digestive health at its best as you age. Jump To: Vitamin B12 Trace Minerals Fiber Age and Appetite TIP: Eat your food […]

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Today, it is all too common for people to feel unhealthy levels of stress. Stress has many negative effects on the body including high blood pressure, heart attack, abnormal heart rhythms and worsened irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, among others. Great! Another thing to stress about!  Don’t worry. Controlling your stress level can help you […]

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By Christopher Cutler, M.D.    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 10-15% of adults in the United States.  It is a functional disorder of the gastrointestinal tract characterized by abdominal pain and altered bowel habits.  IBS is usually treated with dietary modifications and medications directed at underlying symptoms (diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating).  Patients may also receive […]

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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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April 11, 2017
IBS | IBS

By J. David Schmidt, M.D. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) represents a group of symptoms that cause a significant number of people to seek medical attention every year. It is estimated that 10-15% of North Americans suffer from IBS, and it is by far the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is the second most […]

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June 23, 2016

By Peter Loftus View Original Article People suffering from a common but tough-to-treat gut disorder called IBS are discovering a growing set of treatment alternatives. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two new drugs in the past year for the disorder, known as irritable bowel syndrome, which involves chronic diarrhea, constipation or both, […]

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