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For Years, I Lived in Agony with Undiagnosed Celiac Disease

My celiac disease symptoms were dismissed for so long that I got used to the pain

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Gut Health and Brain Health. What’s the Connection?

Find out how your brain’s health can affect your gut, and how a healthy gut can help improve your mood and cognition

A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

A Healthy Microbiome Builds a Strong Immune System That Could Help Defeat Covid-19

Did you know you have an army of microbes living inside of you that are essential for fighting off threats, including the virus that causes COVID-19?

When Working Out Makes You Sick to Your Stomach: What to Know About Exercise-Induced Nausea

When Working Out Makes You Sick to Your Stomach: What to Know About Exercise-Induced Nausea

Exercise-induced nausea is quite common, so why does this happen and how can you prevent it?

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Chadwick Boseman’s Death From Colorectal Cancer Underscores an Alarming Increase in Cases Among Younger Adults as Well as Health Gaps for African Americans

The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman at age 43 following a four-year battle against colorectal cancer underscores two important public health concerns.

How to Sleep Well With IBD

If IBD symptoms, like diarrhea and abdominal pain, get in the way of restful sleep, here are some tips that will help you get the restful sleep you need.

Sooner Is Usually Better for Gallbladder Surgery

If someone is hospitalized for a painful gallbladder attack, new research suggests that surgery probably shouldn't wait.

Could More Coffee Bring a Healthier Microbiome?

New research links caffeine consumption to a healthy gut microbiome -- the trillions of microorganisms that live in your digestive tract and affect your overall health.

Constipation and Menopause: Are You a No-Go?

Constipation may become a problem in menopause, and, yes, hormones may be to blame. So, what can you do about it?

Is It Heartburn or Something Else?

With so many heartburn medications available over the counter, it might be surprising to learn that heartburn itself isn't a health condition, but rather a symptom of something else.

What You Need to Know About Constipation

If you're having a hard time going to the bathroom, you may be suffering from constipation. And you're not alone. Here are some tips to help you go more regularly.

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Foods That Help Fight Constipation

Constipation can sometimes be caused by poor diet, so try these foods to increase your fiber and fluid intake and prevent or relieve constipation.

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