The Best and Worst Foods for Diverticulitis

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As we age, our bodies change in both positive and negative ways. For some individuals, bulging pouches (diverticula) may develop in the lining of the intestine, ultimately causing diverticulosis. If in the diverticula becomes inflamed or infected, then it’s usually Read more ›

Alleviate GERD Symptoms with a Trip to the Farmer’s Market

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GERD, otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, occurs when there is a back-flow of stomach contents that causes extreme discomfort and a range of symptoms. GERD treatments can range from lifestyle or diet measures to the use of medication or Read more ›

Prebiotic Foods to Ensure Optimal Digestive Health

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Many of us have heard of probiotic rich foods and their health benefits, especially in regard to the digestive system. However, as important as these foods are, they aren’t the only foods your gut needs to help process what is Read more ›

How to Naturally Treat Your Cat’s Digestive Disorders

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Typically, when cats have any sort of health issues, they tend to not exhibit any symptoms that owners will notice. This is the main reason why an annual vet check-up is necessary to maintain your furry friend’s health. However, there Read more ›

Find Natural Constipation Relief

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Constipation is a symptom that is associated with several chronic digestive disorders, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). A person suffering from constipation can experience bloating, abdominal cramping and painful bowel movements. Constipation is generally defined as having less than Read more ›

Natural Remedies for IBS

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that causes abdominal cramping, discomfort, bloating, pain and diarrhea or constipation. However, there are natural remedies for IBS that you can follow in order to alleviate symptoms and possibly bring about long-term remission. Read more ›

Following a Crohn’s Diet Can Help Alleviate Symptoms

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Crohn’s is an autoimmune disease that affects nearly 700,000 Americans. Crohn’s disease causes inflammation in the lining of your digestive tract. Symptoms include abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue and malnutrition. Inflammation can spread deep into the affected bowel tissue, and Read more ›

Featured Exhibit on Tech Used for Crohn’s Disease

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Advances in technology are rapidly pushing the boundaries of modern medicine and breaking into new frontiers in regards to studying the human body. One such technology is the PillCam SB—a wireless capsulized endoscope that first launched in 2001. This device Read more ›

Breakthrough Research for Colitis Treatment

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New research might help us develop a better understanding of gastrointestinal diseases. Researchers at Tufts University and Texas A&M recently became the first to use computational modeling to predict and identify the metabolic products of gastrointestinal (GI) tract microorganisms. So, how Read more ›