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  • 7 Reasons You Should Not Ignore Heartburn

    7 Reasons You Should Not Ignore Heartburn

    Experiencing heartburn when bending over or lying down after heavy meal is something most people have experienced at some point in their lives. In fact, 60 million Americans have heartburn at least once a month. However, if gastric reflux which causes heartburn occurs on a regular basis, it could pose a significant health risk.

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  • Tips for Living with Celiac Disease (Celiac Awareness Month)

    Tips for Living with Celiac Disease (Celiac Awareness Month)

    It has been estimated that of the 3 million people in the US who live with celiac disease, only 5% are aware they have this condition. The remaining 95% suffer without knowing what is causing their gastrointestinal problems.

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  • The Facts about Crohn's Disease

    The Facts about Crohn's Disease

    Having to make frequent trips to the bathroom at the most inappropriate moments can be a cause for social embarrassment. This is a situation many people living with Crohn’s disease are very familiar with. It can take a heavy psychological and emotional toll on your life.

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  • The Best and Worst Foods for Irritable Bowel Syndrome-IBS (IBS Awareness Month)

    The Best and Worst Foods for Irritable Bowel Syndrome-IBS (IBS Awareness Month)

    The month of April has been designated as IBS Awareness Month by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders to help focus attention on irritable bowel disease


    – a condition that affects about 10-15% of the population causing GI symptoms such as stomach pain, cramping, bloating, constipation or diarrhea.

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  • Have You Had Your Screening? (Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month)

    Have You Had Your Screening? (Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month)

    Colon cancer screening is a topic that may seem difficult to talk about, but it is a very important topic when you consider that nearly 1 in 18 people will develop colon cancer during their lifetime. March has been designated colon cancer awareness month with the goal of increasing colon cancer screening rates and offering hope to those diagnosed with the condition.

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  • Can Exercise Strengthen Your Digestive System?

    Can Exercise Strengthen Your Digestive System?

    A sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activity can negatively impact your digestion resulting in problems such as constipation, bloating, and irritable bowel disease (IBS).

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  • Foods that Help Prevent Gas

    Foods that Help Prevent Gas

    Does your belly frequently feel bloated and painful after eating? This is probably due to the collection of gas within your gastrointestinal system. Often, the type of food you eat has a significant role to play in causing this problem.

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  • The Benefits of Keeping a Food Journal

    The Benefits of Keeping a Food Journal

    Controlling what you eat is the most important first step when it comes to improving your overall health & wellbeing. Unfortunately, most people fail at this initial hurdle being unable to resist the allure of easily available processed foods that contain way too much sugar, fat & salt than is good for them. A food journal is a very powerful tool that can help you take back your power in kitchen.

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  • What is GERD - Am I at Risk?

    What is GERD - Am I at Risk?

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness Week is celebrated every year around the time of Thanksgiving to educate people about the signs and symptoms of the disease and what steps should be taken to treat or prevent its occurrence.

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  • The Truth about Holiday Weight Gain

    The Truth about Holiday Weight Gain

    When it comes to the truth about holiday weight gain, there’s good news and bad news. The good part is that most people gain no more than 1-2 pounds during the holiday season.

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