Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as mucous colitis or spastic colon, is a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Put simply, that means that your bowels behave abnormally without evidence of damage from the disease. IBS affects 10 to 15 percent of adults in the U.S. and can significantly compromise their quality of life.[1] What Causes … Continue reading Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies

Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Bloating is caused by gas or air trapped in the abdomen and can cause mild to severe discomfort. Extreme cases can cause difficulty eating or breathing. Although bloating can be a signal that something is amiss in your diet or digestive tract, in general, bloating is relatively common and isn’t cause for concern. A healthy … Continue reading Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Study: Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Increased Risk of Fractures

The results of a 2010 study by Swiss scientists at the University Hospitals of Geneva and Lausanne shows strong evidence that children and young adults who suffer from inflammatory bowel disorders, such as Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis, are at an increased risk of fracturing bones [1]. How Does IBD Affect Young Bones? Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) … Continue reading Study: Young Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Have Increased Risk of Fractures

Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds

Malnutrition is a common side effect of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The damage Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and other bowel diseases inflict upon the intestinal tract makes it nearly impossible for proper absorption of essential vitamins and minerals the human body requires to thrive. More than a million people are believed to suffer from IBD in … Continue reading Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds

Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Research published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology shows that certain strains of probiotic bacteria may be the most effective way to alleviate the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) [1]. These findings leaves experts optimistic that safe, effective treatment options for IBD are soon to follow. What Is IBD and Why Is It Difficult … Continue reading Researchers Discover Successful Probiotic Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

13 Surprising Health Conditions Chiropractic May Help

Chiropractic care corrects spinal alignment abnormalities as a means of treating a wide range of health problems. Pain relief, spinal alignment, and other skeletal and muscular disorders are among the most common. But, the list doesn’t stop there. Not even close. Research has found chiropractic to be beneficial for a huge range of ailments, including … Continue reading 13 Surprising Health Conditions Chiropractic May Help