IBS Relief Using Probiotics

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal condition in North America with an estimated 30 to 50 million sufferers. Yet it remains one of the most difficult to treat. The chronic and often debilitating symptoms of IBS include abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and/or diarrhea. Treating IBS can be a difficult process for doctors… Read more »

Common Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Suffering from any gastrointestinal disorder can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. It’s normal to have a little bit of gas and bloating, but feeling discomfort, pain or changes in your bathroom habits regularly is not.  If you experience these things, you may be suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a digestive disorder that impacts… Read more »

Avoid These Six Foods if You Suffer from IBS

When you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), eating can be difficult.  IBS is also not a “one size fits all” disorder, so there are no hard and fast rules about foods you should or shouldn’t eat.  In general, eating a variety of healthy, low-fat foods in moderation is recommended.  However, there may be certain… Read more »

Fight Crohn’s Disease with Enzymes

Crohn’s Disease According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, Crohn’s disease is one of two major chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, known as IBD. Crohn’s disease produces severe inflammation within the intestinal tract, causing diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, and substantial weight loss. It is an incurable autoimmune disease, but symptom reduction is possible through controlling diet, drinking plenty… Read more »

Common Digestive Disorders Defined

There’s something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company, leaving many people to suffer in silence. According to professionals, digestive disorders are placing a growing burden on Americans, causing an unprecedented number of clinic visits and hospitalizations. Yet fixes can often be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or… Read more »

Four Bite Size Tips to Improve Digestion

If you suffer from uncomfortable indigestion, gas, bloating and even acid reflux, the symptoms can be not only painful, but also embarrassing. Luckily, there are simple mealtime habits you can change that can help improve your digestion. Chew Your Food More – Most people only chew their food between seven and fourteen times per mouthful… Read more »

Avoid Holiday Heartburn

If you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or heartburn, the holidays can be painful. Overeating tends to exacerbate both of these conditions and it’s almost guaranteed that with a table full of delicious foods, you’ll eat more than you should. But by making some better choices, you can enjoy the feast without feeling miserable… Read more »

Got Heartburn? Skip These Foods!

Heartburn is a painful condition affecting roughly 20% of the population every week. The symptoms of heartburn are a tight, painful feeling through your chest. Heartburn is actually caused by acid reflux, which happens when stomach acid is released into the esophagus. The stomach acid eats away at the lining of the esophagus and can… Read more »

Holiday Eating Without Heartburn

If you suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or heartburn, Thanksgiving can be a painful holiday. Overeating tends to exacerbate both of these conditions and it’s almost an American tradition to stuff yourself as well as the turkey. But by making some better choices, you can enjoy the feast without feeling miserable later. Start with… Read more »

How Enzymes Combat Digestive Disorders

Your digestive difficulties can be a difficult topic of conversation, but that doesn’t mean you need to suffer in silence. Digestive enzymes can have a profound effect on your symptoms. Below is a list of common digestive symptoms and the enzymes that can help combat those embarrassing and often painful symptoms. Symptom – Flatulence, Bloating,… Read more »