What is Gastroparesis?

The word gastroparesis often gives people the impression that their stomach is paralyzed and that there is nothing that they can do to solve their problem. Fortunately, this is often not the case, certainly not in the same way that someone with a serious spinal cord injury may suffer from paralysis. The diagnosis of gastroparesis Read more…

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Encopresis: An Intimidating Word and a Solvable Problem

If you have never heard of Encopresis then consider yourself fortunate. Those who are familiar with it wish they had never heard of it. It’s a big, fancy word used to define the symptoms of constipation followed by urgent and unpredictable bowel movements or explosive diarrhea. Needless to say, it is a very disruptive and Read more…

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Gluten Sensitivity and Constipation: Understanding the Link

Chronic constipation isn’t just uncomfortable—it can be a serious health condition. If you are suffering from this condition and haven’t been able to pinpoint the medical cause yet, I recommend setting up an appointment with your doctor to get tested for celiac disease or a food sensitivity, in particular to gluten. Commonly experienced by celiacs, chronic Read more…

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