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Why Do I Need To Be So Concerned About Colorectal Cancer?

Colon Cancer Young

You may be thinking that colorectal cancer is something that you don’t need to be concerned with until you are 50 years or older. A recent study by the American Cancer Society indicates that colorectal cancer is on the rise among younger people. The study finds that there has been a...

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Do You Know How To Lower Your Chances of Having Colorectal Cancer?

High Fat Diet

Colorectal cancer is the fifth most common cancer, with an average of 150,000 new cases every year. There are some risk factors that cannot be changed, such as age and genetic predisposition, but there are some risk factors that you can do your part to control in the fight against colorectal...

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Diarrhea: The Purpose Behind the Pain

Diarrhea Purpose Behind Pain

Diarrhea. We know, even the word makes you cringe. The uncomfortable feelings in your gut and the frequent trips to the bathroom are sure to ruin your day. But it’s not all bad. Diarrhea may actually be just what your body needs. How Does It Start? Diarrhea occurs when molecules in the immune...

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Inflammation or Non-Inflammation; That Is the Question

Ibd Ibs

When Pepto Bismol sang “Nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea,” were they talking about IBD or IBS? There is definitely a correct answer, and knowing which could be the difference in feeling relief or not. What Are Their Similarities? First, let’s talk about the similarities...

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The Good Bacteria

Gut Bacteria Flora

Bacteria may not be something that we typically associate with something that is good. As a culture we tend to sanitize, apply antibacterial gel to our hands, and use antibacterial cleaners for the house. Well, not to burst your very clean bubble, but your gut is full of bacteria. Gut Check Your...

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