Self-Defense Against Yeast Infection in IBS. The Hidden Connection That May Trigger Your Next Flare.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort and bloating. But, there may be a hidden connection that triggers your next IBS flare-up. There have been cases where candida and IBS sufferers have found relief from both conditions through a single treatment. Candida symptoms are often similar to IBS. They include: IBS […]
I received the following inquiry from one of my blog readers: “Hi Galina, thanks so much for the great blog! I was diagnosed with UC 6 years ago, but I’ve had symptoms since high school. I’ve tried to track which foods cause flare ups, but it seems very inconsistant. Coffee and soda are my two […]
Let’s face it. All this talk about herbal medicine and herbal remedies has been a huge topic of conversation for quite a few years. But, with everything from scientific names and standardization to labeling and quality control, all the technical stuff can get a little bit confusing. So we’ve decided to take it back to […]
Overview IBS affects about 58 million people in the United States. 80% of the affected population are women. Although IBS is not life-threatening, symptoms of bloating, increased flatulence, abdominal pain, bowel urgency, diarrhea or constipation can get in the way of living a normal lifestyle. While some people can manage their symptoms, for others, IBS […]
Overview Colitis (also called ulcerative colitis) is associated with bleeding ulcers and inflammation of the mucosa, the inner lining of the colon. The colon also can be called large intestine. Ulcerative colitis occurs in the large intestine. It can start in the rectum (known as ulcerative proctitis), and proliferate gradually throughout the entire colon (known […]
Why would anyone want to stop eating? Food can heal, right? Actually, calorie restriction and periodic fasting have been used as a cure-all for centuries. When fasting, fat people become skinny, sick people become well, and sluggish people become energetic. At first, I was very skeptical about fasting because I was afraid of being weak […]