Concerning Colorectal Cancer

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, observed each year in March, serves as an excellent opportunity to learn more about the third most common cancer, excluding skin cancer, in both men and women in the US. Colorectal cancer is also the second most common cause of cancer deaths in men and women combined. In the US, approximately 72 percent of colorectal […]

Soothing An Irritable Bowel

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a syndrome, a set of symptoms that occur together and are associated with a particular abnormality or condition. The most common symptoms of IBS, which affects your large intestine, or colon, include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating and gas, and a change in bowel habits. There are three types of IBS. One is IBS with […]

Stomach Stillness

How well do you know your digestive system? Your stomach is an important part of it. The stomach is a hollow organ made up mainly of muscle. It takes in food that is eaten, mixes it up and breaks it down into smaller pieces. What’s left is passed from the stomach to the small intestine, where digestion continues. But sometimes, […]

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