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Why is My Stomach Hard?

Why is My Stomach Hard?

There are different causes of having a hard stomach. These causes can range from simple constipation to more serious digestive tract diseases. Some home treatments are available for treating these conditions, while some may need to be seen by a physician. There are times that you might feel that your stomach is hard and swollen....

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms and Risk Factors

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder of the large intestine that comes with several symptoms, including constipation or diarrhea. Ten to fifteen percent of the world population has IBS, which has no definite actual cause. Your medical history as a child may increase your IBS risk.  IBS is a common disorder in the...

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: How to Naturally Relieve IBS Symptoms

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: How to Naturally Relieve IBS Symptoms

There are medications available to relieve the symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) but more and more patients feel better by easing the symptoms naturally. IBS causes abdominal pain and either constipation, diarrhea, or a combination of both, but its symptoms actually differ for every person who suffers from it. Natural ways of easing IBS symptoms...

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Natural remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Natural remedies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive condition that can be characterized by abdominal pain or cramping, diarrhea, gas, or changes in bowel function or the appearance of your stool. Food intolerances can play a role in IBS, triggering the body’s immune responses in the gut that can lead to an imbalance of intestinal bacteria....

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Myths and Facts [Video]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Myths and Facts [Video]

Many people who have the misconception that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an unusual condition should know that it is actually very common and affects more women than men. While some people say that pain from IBS isn’t much, a lot still complain that the pain can drain you. IBS is not a mental disorder;...

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Ever heard of the itchy gut? It’s REAL.

Ever heard of the itchy gut? It’s REAL.

For years, doctors have been puzzled over what causes a persistent and painful symptom of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), termed gut itch. Now, the latest research from Australia’s team of Flinders University researchers has found out that receptors that cause the skin to itch are also found existing in the human gut. When these “itch...