Digestive Disorders

  • Celiac Disease - Under-Diagnosed and Misdiagnosed
    The final diagnosis of celiac disease can be difficult to come to. This is often because the symptoms of celiac disease are often very similar to the symptoms of other diseases. Symptoms are generally....
  • Celiac Disease - What is It?
    Celiac Disease is a digestive disorder in which the person affected with this disease has a sensitivity to gluten. Gluten is a protein which is found in wheat, barley, and rye. ....
  • Crohns Disease Symptoms
    Before we delve into the symptoms common with Crohn's disease, let's discuss what exactly the disease does. Crohn's disease belongs to the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) family. It can affect any ar....
  • Crohns Disease Treatments
    Crohn's disease is a chronic disorder which there is currently no cure. Instead, treatment of the disease is aimed at reducing symptoms, replacing lost nutrients, and controlling intestinal inflammati....
  • Digestive Disorders
    Every year, over 60 million Americans are diagnosed with some type of digestive disorder. Digestive disorders can range from common diarrhea to fatal stomach cancer. Most digestive diseases are comple....
  • Inflammation Of The Colon
    Inflammation of the colon is often associated with ulcerative colitis. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease afflicting the colon. First identified in 1875, by Wilks and Moxon, ulcerative colitis's ....
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a family of illnesses which affect the gastrointestinal tract. As indicated by the name of the disease family, IBD causes persistent inflammation of the intestine. ....
  • Natural Treatments For Crohns Disease
    Crohn's disease is a chronic disorder which can affect any area of the gastrointestinal tract. The disease has several characteristics. First, the disease tends to have periods of remission and activi....
  • Surgery For Crohns Disease
    About three-quarters to two-thirds of those afflicted with Crohn's disease will have to have surgery at some point in their lives. Crohn's disease can present several complications which make surgery ....
  • Crohns Disease Information
    Crohn's disease gets its name from the doctor who first reported the disease in 1932. Dr. Crohn, and two colleagues, published a paper which identified the features of the disease which is now known a....