Articles about intestine
What goes on in the gut is extremely important for our health. Recent research suggests the digestive system may hold the keys to controlling obesity and even modulating our mood. To help you get a handle on this new information, here is some background on the immunology in the gut.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract is rising in incidence. How do you know if you are affected? This article describes ten common symptoms of IBD to help you decide whether you need to take action for yourself or a loved one.
VSL#3 is a probiotic mix that contains eight unique strains of bacteria. Formulated by scientists in Italy, it is now highly respected by many medical organizations as a treatment for both Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and pouchitis. Is it really so beneficial? To find answers, we take a look at the clinical evidence.
The Align Probiotic is being marketed as an irritable bowel syndrome treatment. How effective is it? To find out, we take a look at the results of the published and unpublished clinical trials.
The traditional meaning of the word "probiotics" is "live microorganisms that may confer a health benefit on the host." A far more helpful description is probiotics are microbes that help a person stay in optimum health. But, how is it that the microbes we've avoided are suddenly becoming our heroes?
If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chances are you've considered taking probiotics for your condition. To give you some help, I've looked at the scientific evidence and determined the five best probiotic supplements you can take for IBS.