Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes uncomfortable and painful symptoms like cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. In the U.S., this condition affects between 10% and 30% of the population. Traditional treatment for IBS u... Read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that's not always discussed openly, but is surprisingly common. Recent estimates state that 10% to 15% of the general population experiences uncomfortable and painful IBS symptoms like cramping, abdom... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
For many people, depression and weight problems go hand in hand. Depression itself is highly associated with changes in weight. In fact, significant weight loss or gain is one of the symptoms used to diagnose depression. And research has shown that u... Read more
I've heard it over and over again...don't think of it as a diet, think of it as a lifestyle change. I'm just having trouble changing my mindset. I eat healthy most of the time...it's just that 10% of the time that is causing me to fail at weight loss... Read more
I am trying to eat less and to eat healthier. I quit eating fast food for lunch. Now I bring my lunch, which is a sandwich with turkey breast or ham with spinach and cheese. I also bring chips sometimes and an orange and an apple. My breakfast and di... Read more
I was getting 7-10 hours of sleep a day for the past month. It was part of my life change and taking care of me. The past 2 nights I haven't slept more than 4 hours. It's NOT from lack of trying.
I'm going to bed between 11 pm and midnight. I l... Read more
I have a problem. I love to eat, I have tried everything smoothies, eating more protein, drinking more water, EVERYTHING. I don't know what happens I start to want something and I just break down and eat it, what do you do to keep on the right path o... Read more
Literally, I have spent the past YEAR trying to lose 20 pounds. I've done EVERYTHING, eating almost nothing.... eating a LOT... eating only fruits, veggies and a little protein... I always eat CLEAN, not processed foods.... and NOTHING. I lose 10 p... Read more
Curry is a mixture of tumeric, coriander and cumin. Tumeric which helps IBS and colitis, ward off dementia, helps with arthritis and rheumatism Cumin helps flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea. Coriander lowers blood sugar naturally.... Read more
When I need a boost, I take some time to read the message boards and offer encouragement and support to others. It's impossible to lift someone up and stay in the dumps. When I post positive thoughts for someone else, I'm reading them, too. It's a wi... Read more
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Editor's Note: According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, 1 in 133 Americans are affected by this ailment, which causes them to fall ill if they come in contact with even a trace amount of gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. Abbie R... Read more
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