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  • Can Exercise Ease Your IBS?

    Exercise has been considered the magic pill for many simple and chronic conditions. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common digestive condition that causes bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation and stomach cramps, is also one of these diseases that can be efficiently controlled by exercise. Exercise helps control symptoms, and emotional and physical triggers associated with IBS.

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  • The Facts About IBD

    Approximately 1.6 million Americans currently have IBD, a growth of about 200,000 since the last time CCFA reported this figure (in 2011). As many as 70,000 new cases of IBD are diagnosed in the United States each year. There may be as many as 80,000 children in the United States with IBD.

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  • Advances in Diagnosing GI Disorders

    The challenges in differential and accurate diagnosis, and the significance of timely detection of gastrointestinal (GI) conditions for optimal treatment outcomes has driven the need for better diagnostic tools and techniques.

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  • Foods to Avoid When You Have IBD

    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), as the name suggests is the inflammation of different parts of the bowel. This affects the process of digestion, absorption and nutrition, causing stomach pain, cramps, inability to retain food eaten (diarrhea, nausea or vomiting), and unintended loss of weight.

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  • What You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

    The word cancer can bear heavily on almost everyone, but what is important is to look beyond this fear and learn more about the disease so one can make informed decisions about treatment and management for a better future.

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  • 1.6 Million Americans Have This, Are You One of Them?

    If you suffer from frequent abdominal pain, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fatigue and weight loss, you may be one of the 1.6 million Americans suffering from a group of conditions called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is characterized by chronic inflammation and damage to the digestive tract, compromising its function.

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  • How to Survive Travel with Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD

    How to Survive Travel with Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD

    Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is hard enough but imagine what traveling with this condition would be like! It’s certainly not going to be a walk in the park, but that doesn’t mean you should let IBD interfere with your travel plans.

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