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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Diet, Exercise, Managing Stress May Help Reduce IBS Symptoms

Identifying diet triggers, reducing stress and trying over-the-counter supplements may help manage symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, according to clinicians. A study in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found physical activity led to a reduction in IBS symptoms. However, experts advise seeing a gastroenterologist if problems persist. http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2015/06/16/how-to-manage-irritable-bowel-syndrome

Causes of Diarrhea and Treatment Options

Don’t be a softy… Causes of Diarrhea and Treatment Options Loose and watery are two terms you don’t want to describe your poop! Diarrhea, although common and usually not serious, can be an inconvenience to say the least. Typically, diarrhea lasts two to three days, and in most cases it can be treated with over-the-counter […]

Study Suggests Probiotics May Ease Allergy Symptoms

A review of study data found people who took probiotic supplements or ate foods containing probiotics reduced their allergy symptoms and reported a higher quality of life, compared with those who took a placebo. Vanderbilt University Medical Center physician Justin Turner said the studies included in the review used different strains of live bacteria and […]

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