Wheat Sensitivity

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Or Death by Bagel... Okay, it's not really DEATH by bagel, but a wheat sensitivity can make you pretty sick.© Can Stock PhotoThe words wheat sensitivity seem pretty harmless. But this common food intolerance can cause you all kinds of grief.Studies show that as many as 1 out of 100 people become VERY SICK from ...

Could You Be Lactose Intolerant?

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Milk and other dairy products can send you right from the glass to the toilet bowl!© Can Stock PhotoMany people who think they have IBS are actually lactose intolerant. Of course it's possible to have IBS and have trouble with lactose too!Lactose intolerance can cause just about all of the symptoms of irritable bowel ...

IBS Diet: The Best Food Elimination Diet for IBS Treatment

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What is a food elimination diet? A food diary can be a powerful tool for helping IBS and other conditions.© Can Stock PhotoA food elimination diet can help you find foods that are causing health problems. Finding and removing problem foods has helped some people reduce or even eliminate symptoms of IBS, eczema, fibromyalgia, chronic ...

What is Chronic Diarrhea: Symptoms, Causes & Remedies

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© Bigstockphoto.comChronic diarrhea is diarrhea doesn't go away, or that keeps coming back. It's different from the diarrhea you get with something like 'the stomach flu.' Chronic diarrhea is one of the main IBS symptoms.The stomach flu (doctors call it gastroenteritis) is caused by a virus or bacteria. The stomach flu lasts from 1 ...

The Human Digestive System

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Digestion from one end to the other. © Can Stock PhotoHere is a quick tour of the human digestive system. Knowing how it works can help you understand what's going wrong, and THAT can be the key to getting it fixed!Note that the digestive system is incredibly complex. We're not going into deep detail here. ...