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Poor Gut Health Levies Negative Impact on Allergies

June 26, 2018

Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal or food allergies, but some researchers suggest that allergies may be linked to poor gut health.

Gut Flora’s Role in Digestive Health

Your body is home to over 100 trillion microbes and over 100 species of bacteria, yeast and fungus.... read more

ASCs Offer Significant Savings for Colonoscopies

June 19, 2018

According to report released by Physicians Advocacy Institute and Avalere, colonoscopies cost Medicare 164% more at a hospital outpatient department (HOPD) compared to independent physicians’ offices and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).

As hospital costs increase, many patients are choosing physicians’ offices and ASCs for outpatient... read more

Fecal Incontinence Affects Women More than Men

May 15, 2018

It is estimated that 1 in every 12 adults experiences fecal incontinence, or bowel incontinence. Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements, causing stool to leak from the rectum.

Although fecal incontinence can affect both genders, women are more likely to develop the condition than men.... read more

Digestive Disorders in Women May Complicate Menstrual Cycles

May 3, 2018

Bloating, cramps, moodiness and headaches are just a few of the many uncomfortable symptoms of menstruation, but periods can be even more complicated for women who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

IBD May Cause Menstrual Irregularities

Menstrual cycles are regulated... read more

Alcohol Increases Risk of Colon Polyps, Colon Cancer

April 5, 2018

Many people like to have a drink or two to unwind after a long day. Some enjoy having a drink to welcome the weekend while others don’t need any reason at all.  

The truth is, for those of us who drink alcohol, consumption... read more