Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

I grew up in a family hell-bent on avoiding traditional medicine. I took homeopathic remedies for whater came up, from…

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Colitis and Ulcerative Colitis: Symptoms, Causes and Help

At some point in our lives, we have all experienced what is commonly referred to as a '24 hour stomach…

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Now UC Why People Don’t like to Talk About UC (Ulcerative Colitis)

First learning about UC was enlightening, yet difficult to deal with. My Father, may he rest in peace, had UC.…

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Hepatitis C 101: Simple Answers to Basic Questions

1) What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, liver disease. The term derives from hepat- ( lt; hepar),…

2 years ago

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: How to Avoid GERD Symptoms

GERD, or Gastroesophageal reflux disease, is a condition where acid backs up and enters the esophagus. In other words, this…

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Research Helps Prevent Necrotizing Enterocolitis, a Leading Cause of Death in Premature Infants

A team of researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been able to identify a molecular switch that,…

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Tips for College Students Dealing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome a little over a year ago, when I was a freshman in college.…

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Getting Certification as a Gastroenterology Nurse

Nurses experienced in a gastroenterology environment can seek to advance their careers by getting certification. One way of achieving this…

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The Affect of Alcohol on the Female Hepatitis C Patient

Hepatitis C is a complex liver disorder which affects more than four million individuals each year, many unaware of the…

2 years ago

Hepatitis C and the Impact of Diet and Nutrition

With more than four million Americans suffering from hepatitis C, many without knowledge, the health complications and risk associated with…

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