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What Are Common Inflammatory Bowel Disease Causes?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the digestive tract. There are several types of inflammatory bowel disease, but most common among these are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Here are the major inflammatory bowel disease causes, symptoms, and treatments that can help. What is inflammatory bowel [...]

By | 2018-09-05T13:42:58-07:00 September 17th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Are Common Inflammatory Bowel Disease Causes?

What Are The Best Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment Options?

Uncomfortable and inconvenient are two words that best describe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but there is so much more. Irritable bowel syndrome is a very common condition that affects the colon and causes cramping, pain in the abdomen, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. There is no cure for irritable bowel syndrome but [...]

By | 2018-01-26T11:50:14-07:00 February 5th, 2018|Tags: |Comments Off on What Are The Best Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment Options?

11 Early Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms You Should Know

Imagine a disease where your body stops recognizing parts of itself and begins to attack healthy tissue it sees as “invaders.” While this may sound like the plot of a science fiction novel, there are conditions that do just that. Autoimmune disorders develop when the immune system malfunctions in a [...]

By | 2018-10-08T16:32:14-07:00 October 17th, 2018|Tags: |Comments Off on 11 Early Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms You Should Know

Pelvic Pain

If you're suffering from pain in and around your pelvic area, you're suffering from pelvic pain. Since this is a larger area of the body, however, the causes of your pain can be wide-ranging. Here's what you should know about pelvic pain. Where is the pelvis located?  Pelvic pain [...]

By | 2018-09-05T18:31:19-07:00 September 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Pelvic Pain

The IBS Diet Basics You Should Know

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be painful, unsettling, and, at its worst, potentially life threatening. It's also commonly called IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) so you'll see that term throughout this post. Both are an umbrella term that encompasses a large group of intestinal disorders that cause chronic inflammation along the [...]

By | 2018-06-19T16:15:18-07:00 July 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The IBS Diet Basics You Should Know

Is Chronic Pain A Disability? And Other FAQs

Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts for three months or more, beyond the expected range of recovery for a specific illness or injury. A 2015 National Institutes of Health study reported that 11% percent of people in the U.S. (more than 25 million) experienced pain every day for [...]

By | 2018-05-23T13:34:53-07:00 May 30th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on Is Chronic Pain A Disability? And Other FAQs

Can Stress Cause Back Pain? And Other FAQs About Stress And Pain

We're only just beginning to understand how stress affects the body. We cover some of the most frequently-asked questions when it comes to pain and stress, such as "can stress cause back pain?" and "what are the best stress management techniques?" in this post. What is stress?  Have you ever [...]

By | 2018-03-09T19:59:08-07:00 March 26th, 2018|Tags: , |Comments Off on Can Stress Cause Back Pain? And Other FAQs About Stress And Pain

What Kind Of Doctor Treats Fibromyalgia?

There isn't just one type of doctor that treats fibromyalgia. Patients benefit from the combined knowledge of a variety of doctors, both generalists and specialists in different treatment approaches. Read on to learn what kind of doctor treats fibromyalgia as well as how to find the best fibromyalgia doctors in [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:39:10-07:00 November 8th, 2017|Tags: |Comments Off on What Kind Of Doctor Treats Fibromyalgia?

Opioid Medications

 When treating chronic pain, narcotic opioids should be considered if pain cannot be otherwise controlled. Although these medications can be dangerous and addicting, they can also be effective when used appropriately.

By | 2017-07-12T16:48:24-07:00 July 12th, 2017|3 Comments

IBS Diet Tips — Eat This, Not That

Inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS) occurs when some or all of the intestinal tract becomes inflamed. Ulcerative colitis affects the large intestine, but Crohn’s disease can cause inflammation at any part of the intestine. Although IBS symptoms can make life miserable, there is hope to be found through creating an IBS [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:08:12-07:00 August 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on IBS Diet Tips — Eat This, Not That

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