Gluten Senstivity – Who Should Be Tested?

There is a great degree of confusion regarding individuals who should be screened for gluten sensitivity/intolerance. Because research has shown that as many as 40% of all Americans may be gluten sensitive, and that 1 in 100 have a severe form of this sensitivity causing the the autoimmune intestinal disease, celiac sprue, a case can Read more…

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What's the Difference Between Crohn’s, Colitis, and IBS?

There is a lot of confusion concerning Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). There are differences between the IBD and IBS, but they are not necessarily exclusive conditions and may occur simultaneously. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) often presents as a Read more…

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