Interesting Facts About the Bacteria in Your Gut

Your gut micro-biome, otherwise known as the host of bacteria that live inside your gut, plays a fascinating role in your well-being. We have more bacteria living in our bodies that we have human cells. Luckily, most of these bacteria are helpful critters that protect us from diseases and helps us to digest food in…

How to Live with Celiac Disease

What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a severe autoimmune disorder where ingesting gluten damages the small intestines. One in every one hundred people worldwide suffers from celiac disease. When a person who suffers from celiac disease eat gluten, their bodies start an immune response which attacks the small intestines. The small intestines have villi…

What is Crohn’s Disease?

Crohn’s disease is a specific chronic inflammation of the bowel. Unlike other bowel inflammation diseases, Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract – all the way from the mouth to the anus. Mostly, it is the inflammation of the small intestines, especially where the small intestines meet with the colon. There are…

How to Include More Fiber in Your Diet

Those in the know about dietary rights and wrongs have been advocating fiber as a food essential for a long time. Not only does eating fiber improve your gut health, but it also keeps you fuller for longer and helps you to maintain a healthy blood sugar level. Despite this, many people are unaware of…

How to Choose a Gastrointestinal Doctor

Living with a gastrointestinal condition is not a party. It’s critical to choose the right doctor to treat your condition so as to improve your quality of life. Your primary care doctor may have diagnosed your gastrointestinal condition and recommended that you see a gastrointestinal doctor. You’ll want to have a doctor with both excellent…