IBS and Pregnancy

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Why now of all times?! Pregnancy is supposed to be a beautiful time, not a time for IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoI've never been pregnant (obviously), but here's what I've read about IBS and pregnancy.Speaking as an outsider (a male of the species), pregnancy seems like such a beautiful, but challenging time for women.Some women ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Get a Colonic

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Okay, I know I'm going to get some heat on this one.Hitting your colon with a waterfall of water MIGHT cause you problems!© Can Stock PhotoSome people get a colonic or high enema, with no problems.  While some people say there is a reason to do so, I don't believe in it.Especially for ...

Menstruation and IBS

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Does your period make your IBS worse? It does for most women. Moving through the month, your body changes, and for some people mensturation means more IBS symptoms.© Can Stock PhotoIf you're here, it's probably because you want to know if there is a connection between your period and IBS flare ups.Menstruation is an IBS ...

Giardia Diarrhea and IBS

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Find out how the giardia parasite might cause you permanent damage! They're almost pretty aren't they? Until they are inside your intestines where giardia can cause intense IBS symptoms and may cause long term damage. © Can Stock PhotoGiardia diarrhea is caused by a parasite called giardia intestinalis, or giardia lamblia.Recent studies show that people ...

Why Eat Fiber?

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Not just because your grandma said so. Grandma or grandpa usually knows best when it comes to fiber, but you need lots of fiber at any age. © Can Stock PhotoFiber is good for both diarrhea AND constipation. How can that be so? Read on.Fiber is in many foods we eat, but barely anyone gets ...