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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?

The Wonderful World of Your Microbiome

What you need to know about keeping your gut and vaginal microbiomes in balance.

Coronavirus and IBD: How I'm Navigating This Difficult Time

Coronavirus is challenging for everyone right now, but there is an extra level of challenge for those who are immunocompromised like Natalie. Read her story.

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.

Can Stress Cause Diarrhea?

There's a big connection between your emotions and your gut. So, stress and anxiety can lead to diarrhea, nausea, indigestion, constipation or appetite changes.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Your Sex Life

When trying to plan for sex, spending time in the bathroom may lead to less time spent in the bedroom. Stomach pain and the risk of untimely gas can be a mood killer.

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.

Could Red Wine Boost Your Microbiome?

A little pinot noir now and then might help keep the bacteria in your tummy healthy and happy, a new study suggests.

Could You Have a Sensitive Gut?

If you've ever wondered why emotional distress causes stomach cramps or a mad dash to the bathroom, know that there's a direct line of communication that runs from your brain to your digestive tract.

The Silver Lining to Getting a Colonoscopy Is Reading This No B.S. Survival Guide

That dreaded doctor visit is not fun—but reading this prep manual by award-winning humorist Mary Kay Jordan Fleming is.

Fish Slime Could Hold Key to Beating 'Superbug' Infections

Scientists are looking to an unexpected source in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria: fish slime.

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Tired of Feeling Bloated? Do These 5 Things

Most of the time, bloating is harmless and not serious. The most common culprit is your diet. Try these tips to banish bloat.

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