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  • 6 Things You Should Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    6 Things You Should Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a much more common condition than many people are aware. Affecting over 200,000 people each year, IBS is an intestinal disorder causing constipation, bloating, diarrhea, ...

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  • MSG - Monosodium Glutamate - and Colon Cancer Stem Cells
    MSG - Monosodium Glutamate - and Colon Cancer Stem Cells

    An article published in the journal Nature reports that intestinal stem cell activity is regulated by Calcium signaling. [1] Dietary l-glutamate stimulates intestinal stem cell division and growth by ...

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  • Probiotics for the Common Cold?
    Probiotics for the Common Cold?

    By Nicolas Peters, MD Many people have heard about using probiotics for stomach and intestine problems and, in fact, several studies have shown them to be effective in children for treating viral ...

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  • Fibromyalgia
    Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia You hurt all over, you have hurt all over for years, and your doctor finally tells you that you have fibromyalgia. Now you are relieved, because your pain actually has a diagnosis – a ...

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  • Sick From the Inside Out?
    Sick From the Inside Out?

    Rekha Shah, MD, MD(H) We have billions of organisms in our gut and have discovered that they play a huge role in our health. Our gut is essentially outside the body, and comes into contact with food ...

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  • Leaky Gut - Real or Imaginary?
    Leaky Gut - Real or Imaginary?

    Shelly, 52 years old, developed indigestion and multiple chemical sensitivities 12 years ago. Her symptoms progressed to severe fatigue, and she had constant diarrhea and joint pains. She was then ...

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