Managing irritable bowel syndrome

Managing irritable bowel syndrome

It’s a disorder that affects as many as 45 million Americans, and its symptoms might be a source of embarrassment for those experiencing them.   Irritable bowel syndrome – and the uncomfortable abdominal pain, gas and chronic diarrhea or constipation that goes with it – can be a mild inconvenience or a severe impediment to daily life, affecting an individual’s...

Posted on August 01, 2017Read More

Do You Break Out in Hives?

Do You Break Out in Hives?

Allergic reactions can be a life-interrupting and difficult to deal with. When they initially present it becomes a guessing game and process of elimination in order to figure out the cause and eliminate it from your life if possible.   Breaking out in hives is uncomfortable, annoying, inconvenient and can in extreme cases lead to scarring over time if the urge to scratch...

Posted on July 10, 2017Read More

Are you Perplexed by Medical Terminology?

Are you Perplexed by Medical Terminology?

Doctors must complete a four-year undergraduate degree program, spend another four years in medical school and then complete residency training which, depending on specialty, can extend from three to seven years. That is a total of up to fifteen total years of study. Is it any wonder they speak in a relatively foreign tongue to the rest of us?   Many professions have...

Posted on July 05, 2017Read More
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