Do you suffer from undiagnosed digestive problems? In the past, you may have chalked those issues up to your diet or the stresses of everyday life. No big deal, right? But could there be something else going on? Let’s find out!
Do these symptoms sounds familiar? If so, there may be something in your diet that just doesn’t sit right with your body.For the most part, you can determine this by paying close attention to when your symptoms present themselves. Once a possible cause is identified, avoid that food or drink for a time. Do your symptoms eventually decrease or cease? If yes, great! If no, there may be something else going on. Like what?
Do your digestive problems seem to be linked with times of high pressure or anxiety? In the short term, stress can lead to nausea, stomach aches and diarrhea. Most often, after the stressful situation or period has passed, these symptoms disappear.However, if stress is a constant factor in your life, it could aggravate or worsen chronic issues such as heartburn and...IBS.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome results in:
IBS is a long-term disorder. The symptoms are severe and sometimes debilitating; they don’t usually come and go. If you’ve experienced these symptoms for 12 weeks out of the past six months , you may be suffering from IBS. Of course, it may be difficult to look back and see if you meet that criteria so it would be wise to see a doctor if your symptoms are recurring.
Worldwide, approximately 10 to 15% of the population is affected by IBS. In the Unites States, it’s estimated that 25 to 45 million people have the condition. Out of those millions, two-thirds are female. Needless to say, research has revealed that women have a higher risk .Individuals under the age of 50 and those with a family history of IBS are also more likely to be diagnosed with this syndrome. If you fall into one or more of the above categories, you have extra reason to seek a medical evaluation. Doing so will put you one step closer to receiving treatment for and getting some relief from your digestive problems!
It’s that time of year again! The holidays are beginning for many families, and the rush is on to find that perfect gift. Whether you’ve gotten all of the presents long ago, or you are still in the “research” phase, it’s a good idea to have safety a priority in addition to fun.
Getting presents for kids can be really easy, or quite tricky. You have to think about age appropriateness, trends, components, to name a few considerations. Not sure what to do? It’s okay, here are few tips.
How would you answer? When is flu season? You might have heard that it begins in December and often lasts through February. While that’s generally true, it’s also true that the beginning and end of the season are unpredictable. In fact, sometimes it can begin in the fall and continue through spring.No matter the time of year, though, no one wants to end up with the flu. Coughing, chills, body ache and fever really don’t sound pleasant, do they? So what can you do to make sure that you’re spared for one more season? Get vaccinated.
Did you know that November is Bladder Health Month ?
Bladder health isn’t something that’s talked about openly or often. Yet, it’s very important. The ultimate goal of Bladder Health Month is to help people speak more openly about it, improve their overall bladder health and raise bladder cancer awareness.
When we think about bladder health it raises the question: What important things do you need to know on this subject of bladder health? Two issues that you should be aware of are first, urinary incontinence and an overactive bladder (OAB), and what are worrisome symptoms that I should talk to my doctor about.