The Bowel Through the Ages

If you’re among the many who suffer from bowel illness, you know how that illness affects your life, from getting up and taking your medication every day to hospital visits if symptoms become severe. Your bowel has controlled some part of your personal history. And we here at GastroIntestinal Healthcare hope you are writing your…

The Most Common Food Intolerance Worldwide

Pop quiz! Which of the following is the most common food intolerance worldwide? Gluten (wheat) Lactose (dairy) Soy Sulfites (preservatives) None of the above If you guessed lactose, you’re right. Let’s take a look at this common culprit for digestive issues. What is lactose intolerance? This is a condition where the body is unable to…

Constipation Be Gone!

You know the feeling. Everything in you wants to have a good bowel movement but it just won’t come. It can make you feel sluggish and bogged down. For some people, debilitating abdominal cramping can accompany it. Here are some ways to easily and naturally help you stay regular. Drink plenty of water. Your body…

IBS and Stress

For all our IBS patients out there, this month is your month: IBS Awareness Month. We know the frustration and pain that can come with this diagnosis, the social isolation, the constant concern about finding the nearest bathroom. Many of you see a connection between stress and flares of your IBS symptoms. Here are some…

How You Can Be an Advocate for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. You may have noticed posters in medical offices or ads on TV about this. How can you get involved? Take a look at the list below and find what appeals most to you. Get screened. The first and best way to be an advocate for colorectal cancer awareness is…