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Men With IBS Had More Social Stress Than Women
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can produce painful symptoms like stomach cramping. And while there are many ways to treat IBS and help patients to have normal lives, one gender may feel more social stress from the disorder than the other.
Digestive Disorders Task Force Issues New Treatment Guidelines
The right food and medicine can be key to managing irritable bowel syndrome and chronic constipation. Specialists in those diseases recently updated treatment standards for patients with these conditions.
Home Remedies for an Upset Stomach
The occasional stomach ache might not be bad enough to warrant a trip to the doctor’s office, but it can still be uncomfortable. There are numerous ways to relieve such belly aches on your own.
Reasons Why Your Belly Hurts
Stomach issues are often related to the kinds of foods and drinks we consume, but some health conditions can cause stomach problems too. Here’s a list you should keep in mind.
America's Unhealthiest Cities
Gallup-Healthways Well-Being rates U.S. metropolitan areas for overall well-being, diabetes, obesity, frequency of exercise, and produce consumption from 2010 - 2012.
Foods that Boost Brain Power
A few changes to your diet may give your brain a boost! 
Why Water Should Be Your Favorite Drink
Are you drinking enough H2O? Find out why you should make water your favorite drink. 
Everyday Triggers of Overactive Bladder
Overactive bladder (OAB) is a condition caused by sudden and involuntary muscle contractions in the bladder. Here are some comon triggers of OAB.
Foods That Make You Go
Constipation is usually defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here are some foods that can help relieve constipation.
Common Causes of Constipation
Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement less than three times a week. Here’s a list of possible causes of constipation.