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Crohn's and Colitis

Help IBD with Lifestyle, Dietary and Supplement Interventions

2014-05-07 18:18
Natural solutions for IBD

Although the mechanisms for the development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are multifactorial and quite likely highly specific to the individual, there are a number of things that you can begin to incorporate in your day-to-day life right now that will help reduce inflammation in the gut, better manage symptoms, and even strike at the reasons why IBD showed up in the first place.

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New ways to diagnose Crohn's, colitis less invasive

2014-04-03 07:19
Researchers are finding new, lower cost and less invasive ways to diagnose Crohn's and colitis

Researchers are working on new ways to diagnose Crohn's disease that has been challenging, costly and invasive. Oxford University researchers are close to developing a blood test for Crohn's disease. Other researchers have found an accurate way to diagnose the disease non-invasively with the same accuracy as colonoscopy.

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Specific gut bacteria found for Crohn's disease

2014-03-13 13:28
Crohn's disease gut bacteria identified in those newly diagnosed.

New and better treatments for Crohn's disease could be the result of a new study that has identified specific gut bacteria in people with the form of IBD. Scientists have found high numbers of pathological bacteria present in people diagnosed with the disease and missing beneficial bacteria in a large study.

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IBS bloating comes from gut bacteria: What diet helps?

2014-03-10 18:49
IBS bloating and other symptoms from altered gut bacteria: Diet can help significantly

Researchers say diet is the most important approach for controlling bloating and other symptoms associated with IBS or irritable bowel syndrome. Findings presented at the Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit in Miami, FL, USA. On March 8-9, 2014 support the notion the nutrition can alter gut bacteria and that eating foods that are part of the FODMAPs diet can help.

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