HEALTH BEGINS IN THE GUT

HEALTH BEGINS IN THE GUT

Good Health and Your Gut Food, you need it. But sometimes, you eat even when you’re not hungry. You eat when you’re happy or sad; you eat with others to celebrate success or mark a special occasion. Sometimes you eat because you’re bored or stressed. Whatever your...
SUMMER HEAT AFFECTS GASTROINTESTINAL HEALTH

SUMMER HEAT AFFECTS GASTROINTESTINAL HEALTH

How Does Hot Weather Impact GI Issues? Rising temps often influence the GI tract’s resilience and digestive ability. This might include loss of appetite in hot weather, dehydration symptoms, or a heat-related illness (such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion). Rising...
3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and IBD

3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and IBD

Maybe you are sick of making up excuses for missing work due to a flare. Or perhaps you are worried that if you leave early for one more “dentist appointment” (that is actually a gastroenterologist appointment), then you are going to get fired. Don’t lose hope. Let’s...
SUMMER HEAT AFFECTS GASTROINTESTINAL HEALTH

Does Stress Cause IBS?

Many people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have been told that if they could just stop worrying, their IBS would be cured. While this is definitely NOT true, we are learning that stress and IBS symptoms may be linked in some very interesting ways. The gut-brain...
HEALTH BEGINS IN THE GUT

Best and Worst Exercises for IBS

“No pain, no gain”, right? Not when it comes to exercise and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Daily movement is an important part of your IBS management plan, but not all types of exercise are going to be helpful. So before you go full force on a new workout regimen,...