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Health News - Irritable-Bowel Syndrome

Early satiety: Why do I feel full so quickly?
Early satiety occurs when a person feels full after eating only a small amount of food. It can lead to nutrient deficiencies and other complications. Learn about the causes and treatment options here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about colon pain
Many factors can cause colon pain, including constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and colorectal cancer. Learn more about the causes of colon pain and their treatment options here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about bowel disorders
Bowel disorders affect the organs in the lower gastrointestinal tract. In this article, learn about the different types of bowel disorder, their causes and symptoms, and how to treat them. (Medical News Today)

What are the 5 types of Crohn's disease?
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder. There are five types of Crohn’s disease, depending on symptoms and what part of the digestive tract they affect. Here, we explain the types and more. (Medical News Today)

What to know about Crohn's disease and intestinal strictures
Crohn’s disease can sometimes lead to health complications, such as intestinal strictures. Read this article to learn more about the formation of intestinal strictures, the symptoms, and how to treat them. (Medical News Today)

Does apple cider vinegar help with bloating?
Some people take apple cider vinegar for bloating, but there is little scientific evidence for this remedy. Find out about the potential benefits and risks of apple cider vinegar for bloating here. (Medical News Today)

How does alcohol affect Crohn's disease?
Alcohol and many other foods and drinks can cause flare-ups for people with Crohn’s disease. Here, learn more about the relationship between alcohol and Crohn’s, what the research says, and how to manage the symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Which foods are beneficial for a healthy gut microbiome?
A diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, and legumes, contains some red wine and poultry, and is low in red meat may keep the gut microbiota healthy. (Medical News Today)

'Gut itch' may explain pain in IBS
New research discovers that receptors in the nervous system that cause itchy skin also reside in the gut, explaining chronic IBS pain. (Medical News Today)

Why coffee may stimulate bowel movements
Researchers are uncertain whether or not drinking coffee stimulates bowel movements. We take a look at possible reasons why it might, along with what other studies suggest. (Medical News Today)

What is a colostomy bag? What to know
A colostomy bag collects fecal waste from the digestive tract after a person has a colostomy. Learn more about the different types and life with a colostomy bag here. (Medical News Today)

Why do I fart so much?
Some farting is normal, but excessive gas can signal a food intolerance or digestive disorder. Dietary changes can help. Learn about causes and prevention here. (Medical News Today)

IBS: Cognitive behavioral therapy more effective than standard care
New research finds that cognitive behavioral therapy may be better at reducing IBS symptoms than standard therapies 1 year after treatment. (Medical News Today)

What to know about leaky gut syndrome
Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that affects the intestinal walls. Find out more about leaky gut symptoms and treatments, as well as its possible links with other health conditions. (Medical News Today)

Stomach burning: What to know
There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here. (Medical News Today)

What causes upper left abdominal pain under the ribs?
There are many possible causes of upper left abdominal pain under the ribs, including kidney infection, broken ribs, and pancreatitis. In this article, learn about the different causes of this pain, including how to recognize and treat them. We also explain when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Are lower back pain and constipation related?
Several health conditions can cause lower back pain and constipation to occur at the same time. Sometimes, one underlying condition will cause these symptoms, but other times, they will occur due to two unrelated conditions. Learn more about these conditions and when a person should see a doctor here. (Medical News Today)

Normal time between poops
The length of time a person can go without pooping depends on factors such as diet and certain medical conditions. A healthful frequency is difficult to determine, as habits vary. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

IBS: Telephone- and web-based CBT relieve symptoms
A trial finds that both web- and telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome better than standard care alone. (Medical News Today)

Crohn's disease: The facts
Crohn’s disease is a chronic condition that causes inflammation along the digestive tract. Here, we discuss Crohn’s disease facts, including causes, risk factors, prevalence, treatment options, and costs. We also describe the differences between Crohn’s and some other digestive disorders. (Medical News Today)

What to know about SIBO and its treatment
SIBO is a digestive disorder in which a person has too many bacteria in their small intestine. It is more common than doctors previously thought and has an association with IBS. This article provides an overview of SIBO, including its symptoms, causes, and treatment, as well as dietary changes that may help. (Medical News Today)

How to treat diarrhea at home
Diarrhea is a common digestive problem. It can be highly uncomfortable, but many people can treat it at home using simple home remedies. Learn about them here. (Medical News Today)

Constipation and pregnancy: What to know
Constipation is a very common symptom in both early and late pregnancy. In this article, we discuss safe treatments and home remedies to relieve constipation during pregnancy. We also explain when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

10 signs and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome
Cramping, bloating, and constipation or diarrhea characterize irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In this article, we explore the reasons behind 10 common symptoms of IBS. We also look at other possible causes for these symptoms. (Medical News Today)

Hypnotherapy can help manage IBS symptoms
Irritable bowel syndrome affects many people's quality of life. New research now suggests, however, that hypnotherapy sessions can help relieve symptoms. (Medical News Today)

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