Difference between IBD and IBS

Difference between IBD and IBS

Many people believe that inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, is the same exact thing as irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. However, this is not true at all. The truth is that inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis is much different than irritable bowel syndrome. IBS does not result in inflammation, ulcers, … Read more

Difference between Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Lactose Intolerance

Difference between Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Lactose Intolerance

Quite often, lactose intolerance can be a result of, or even mistaken for several other gastrointestinal disorders. Along the same lines, an individual who is diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, could actually have lactose intolerance. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a sort of food allergy that is caused by many different factors, such as: … Read more

Differences between Crohn’s Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Crohn’s Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Both Crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome are ailments of the gastrointestinal tract. Many times, since the two share many of the same symptoms, they are confused as the same disease. However, there are some very important differences between the two. Definitions Crohn’s disease is a condition that is progressive and incurable. IBS is not … Read more

Recognizing and Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Recognize the Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, also referred to as IBS, is a very common disorder affecting the large intestine, or colon. Individuals with IBS often experience abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, cramping, diarrhea, and gas. This is a chronic condition that will require long-term treatment to manage. You should know that though the signs and symptoms of IBS … Read more

What are the causes and treatments for irritable bowel disease (IBD)?

symptoms of inflammation of the intestines

Inflammation of the intestines is most commonly known under the clinical name of Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD). Within the diagnosis of IBD there are two different types of inflammation of the intestines that can occur, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. While there is a difference between the two conditions, they share many of the same … Read more

Gastric Pain Relieved Without Medication

acupressure point gastric pain

Treating chronic gastric pain symptoms without medication is of major importance to the gastric pain sufferer. Symptoms associated with gastric pain can be unbearable, disrupting the gastric pain sufferer’s life, causing lost time from work, and inability to attend social gatherings due to the unwanted symptoms. Seeking help through western medicine offers little relief, as … Read more