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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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One Good Reason To Stop Mocking Gluten-Free Diets

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Going gluten-free is an ever-so-mockable decision, despite the fact that an estimated 18 million Americans suffer from some kind of gluten sensitivity...

Slow Medicine Is the Medicine of the Future

Michael Finkelstein, MD | Posted 10.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Finkelstein, MD

Kenneth R. Pelletier, Ph.D., M.D.(hc) -- clinical professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine and professor of public health at the Universit...

I'm Coming Out of the (Water) Closet

Zlata Faerman | Posted 10.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Zlata Faerman

Learning to read ingredient labels is going to be the biggest challenge in the beginning. Read: Eat natural, whole foods that are low FODMAP and stay away from processed foods, dressings and marinades and certain snacks.

Pushing the Pause Button on Life

Maria Senise | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

I don't know how else to explain the experience besides saying we put a pause on real life and took a break. We let ourselves immerse in nothing but fun and joy and forgot about everything else temporarily.

So You Think You Have A Food Allergy

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

For those of us who find pleasure in eating, it seems like a daunting task to have to avoid a food that we've enjoyed in the past. However, many of my patients feel so much better health- and energy-wise after eliminating the food allergen that they feel it is a worthwhile trade.

6 Things You Should Know About the Low-FODMAP Diet (And Why You Should Care)

Alice Bast | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

FODMAPs may sound like a new medical device or GPS system, but they're actually one of the hottest topics in digestive health and wellness. You're likely to hear a lot more about them in the coming years, so let's set the record straight.

I Will Not Fix Everything in 2014

Jacki Donaldson | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jacki Donaldson

What I need more than anything in 2014 is calm; I need to get off the scale, relax, find balance, eat for health, and parent my children from a place of grace. There is more, but I will not fix everything in 2014; I shall save the rest for another year.

8 Worst Foods For Your Digestion

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Have you ever felt gassy, bloated or experienced an extreme case of heartburn after a meal? That uncomfortable, tummy...

How To Cure Irritable Bowel Syndrome In A Few Days

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Through the science of functional medicine, a new way of thinking about how to solve this (and every other!) complex health problem, you can fix this problem quickly by simple changes in diet and a few other simple strategies.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

How long does it really take to change a habit? I definitely don't think the 21 days my friend referenced is enough, and if my experience is any guide, the 45 days isn't long enough to really change a habit, either.

Busted Gut? Maybe Trust Your Gut

Craig Bowron | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Although everyone is stressed out to some degree, and everyone has occasions where they feel their negative emotions in their gut, those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) seem to have an enhanced sensitivity to the feedback that the gut sends to the brain.

Time for New York State to Pass the Restroom Access Act

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 05.26.2013 | New York
Rebecca Kaplan

It's time for New York State to pony up and pass the Restroom Access Act. The quality of life of the thousands of New Yorkers living every day with inflammatory bowel disease depend on it.

Mislabeling Medical Illness As Mental Disorder: The Eleventh DSM-5 Mistake

Allen Frances | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

The golden rule: an underlying medical illness or medication side effect has to be ruled out before ever deciding that someone's symptoms are caused by mental disorder. And the underlying medical illness may take time to declare itself.

The Body Politic

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The best defenses of the human body reside largely, and often inextricably, with the body politic. Public health is for the public -- and is best advanced by the collective efforts of the public.

10 Tips For Combating Irregularity

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

If you've struggled with constipation, you're not alone: Studies estimate that constipation affects between 12 and 19 percent of Americans and 63 million people in North America.

15 Healthy Eating Tips For Crohn’s Disease

Health.com | Amanda MacMillan | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Crohn's disease is a chronic, incurable inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Symptoms include severe belly pain and diarrhea, among others. Certai...

Antibiotic Shown To Relieve Common Bowel Disorder

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — New research found two weeks of treatment with an antibiotic relieves symptoms for some sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome, a poor...

The Link Between Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Bacteria

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Though Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is among the most common medical problems in the country, it's not a disease you're likely to find celebrities speaking out for.

5 Simple Steps to Cure IBS (VIDEO)

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

For over 15 years I have been successfully treating irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive conditions using a methodology that helps identify and remove the underlying causes of this condition.

Is Your Digestive System Making You Sick?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There might be something wrong with your inner tube, and it could be making you sick and fat.

A Multiple Choice Test for the State Department

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

In light of the reports that July was the deadliest month for U.S. and allied forces, in Afghanistan, I've come up with a multiple choice exam for the State Department.

The Flat Belly Food You Don't Know About: Kefir

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Unless you hail from Russia or really pay attention when perusing the yogurt aisle at the grocery store, chances are, you've never heard of this 2,000-year-old nutritional rock star: kefir.

Obama's Health Plan: What Matters the Most is Missing

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

To effectively reform healthcare in the U.S., we must change not only the way we practice medicine, but also the type of medicine we practice.

Sexual Abuse Takes Toll on Victims

Trish Kinney | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trish Kinney

The emotional stress of being a victim of sexual abuse may lead to physical illness such as fibromyalgia, chronic pain, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and even cancer.