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Diarrhea: The Purpose Behind the Pain

Diarrhea. We know, even the word makes you cringe. The uncomfortable feelings in your gut and the frequent trips to the bathroom are sure to ruin your day. But it’s not all bad. Diarrhea may actually be just what your body needs.

How Does It Start?

Diarrhea occurs when molecules in the immune

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Inflammation or Non-Inflammation; That Is the Question

When Pepto Bismol sang “Nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea,” were they talking about IBD or IBS? There is definitely a correct answer, and knowing which could be the difference in feeling relief or not.

What Are Their Similarities?

First, let’s talk about the similarities

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The Good Bacteria

Bacteria may not be something that we typically associate with something that is good. As a culture we tend to sanitize, apply antibacterial gel to our hands, and use antibacterial cleaners for the house. Well, not to burst your very clean bubble, but your gut is full of bacteria.

Gut Check

Your

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The Celiac 411

Celiac disease is not exactly a household term. About 3 million Americans have celiac disease. Although that doesn't sound like a lot, undiagnosed celiac disease results in serious side effects. May is Celiac Awareness Month and we want to help get out the 411 on the disease and its symptoms. 

Celiac

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IBS Know-How

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a frustrating, chronic condition that affects the large bowel in the colon. IBS is fairly common but also often undiagnosed because people don't realize that the symptoms of IBS might be related to something more.

What Are The Symptoms?

Symptoms of IBS include

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