IBS Hope

Some exciting news is coming out of Belgium concerning Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). IBS is a chronic and sometimes debilitating condition that frequently leaves many people in pain. Adding frustration to pain, doctors don’t have a firm grasp on IBS and often diagnose it based only on their symptoms.  This study, which is published in…

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That’s Not Covid-19

It’s finally Spring! Yes, real Spring!  Not the hide-n-seek, fooled-you-again early Spring that makes us think we’re in the clear and then slaps us in the face with another wintry mix, cold spell. And with the flowers in full bloom, the trees newly painted green leaves dancing in the breeze, and the birds singing their…

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Headaches – Part Two

Headaches are one of the most commonly experienced forms of pain. Everyone can relate to having a headache that distracts from work, interrupts family time or leaves you flat on your back in a dark room. In this series, we’re going to look at the various different types of  headaches (primary and secondary) and what…

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What is an Elimination Diet?

What in the world is an elimination diet? Isn’t every diet an elimination diet? You’d think, right? But no. An elimination diet (or food challenge test) is a specific diet you do for a period of time to help determine any food allergies or sensitivities. In general, they follow a simple pattern: Weeks 1 –…

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