Digestive Disorders

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Beginner’s Guide To Beating Pseudomembranous Colitis (C. diff Colitis): Explained in Plain English

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[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

Pseudomembranous colitis refers to inflammation in the gut that is associated with an overgrowth of C. diff bacteria.

This condition can cause very uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms that are very serious if not managed properly.

Unfortunately, pseudomembranous colitis is becoming more common with people often experiencing it more than once.

This article explores what to eat and drink during a C. diff infection, and what diet can help prevent pseudomembranous colitis from recurring.[Discover More…]

The Best Diet for Gastroparesis (Delayed Gastric Emptying): Diet Plan Included

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[Last updated 14th August, 2018]

Gastroparesis is a condition in which the food in your stomach empties at a delayed rate.

This can cause uncomfortable gastrointestinal symptoms and even lead to malnutrition.

While there are medical treatment options, a new diet is typically the most effective way to manage symptoms.

This article looks at what is the best diet for gastroparesis based on current knowledge and evidence. It includes a sample diet plan and some thoughts about the low FODMAP diet too.[Discover More…]

What Is Leaky Gut Syndrome and Is It Even Real? A Sales-Free Look

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[Last updated 9th May, 2019]

Autoimmune diseases and digestive issues are more common than ever before.

There are several theories why, but a condition called Leaky Gut Syndrome is the most popular.

Its emergence has created a huge market for new supplements and associated products. But just how big of a problem is it?

This article is a sales-free look at what we currently understand about leaky gut syndrome.[Discover More…]

Chronic Stomach Pain and Diarrhea: What Are The Main Causes?

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[Last updated 5th October, 2018]

Most of us have experienced a short episode of stomach pain or diarrhea at some point in our lives.

But for some there is nothing short or fleeting about these symptoms.

Chronic (long-term) stomach pain impacts 2% of adults, while approximately 5% of adults suffer from chronic diarrhea.

This article looks into the most typical causes of these conditions and when it’s necessary to seek medical attention.[Discover More…]

The Best Diverticulitis Diet: Splitting Fact From Fiction With Over 25 Studies

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[Last Updated 29th October, 2018]

Diverticulitis is an extremely unpleasant digestive disease.

Those diagnosed know it’s worth taking measures to avoid future episodes. Unfortunately, 1 in 5 will have another flare-up within 5 years (1).

This is a research-driven look at what diet changes may help treat diverticulitis, as well as some common myths about what foods to avoid with diverticulitis.[Discover More…]