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Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

7 Tips to Treat Constipation

Constipation can cause significant abdominal pain, bloating, nausea and even vomiting.  If you find yourself straining, infrequently passing, or passing small hard stools, review these tips.  They can help you prevent and treat this painful problem.


Water

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posted 01/11/2015, comments (0)|
Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

New Research Shows Link Between Genetics and Gut Bacteria

In one of my previous posts Balancing Gut Bacteria Shows Promise for IBD Treatment we discussed that Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients tend to have an imbalance between good gut bacteria and the inflammation causing or bad gut bacteria. ... Read moreChevron

posted 01/01/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

How to Make It Through the Bad Days

If I’m truthful, it’s been a long time since I’ve had a really bad day. My life these days is pretty stable and sometimes I forget how great that is until I really think about it. Lately, I spend more time trying to help other people through their rough days than I do wading through my own. But trying to help other people definitely... Read moreChevron

Jennifer Rackley

Jennifer Rackley, Health Guide

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Nutritionist & Caregiver

Lung Disease- Risk Factor For Developing IBD?

Many patients report that it can be very hard to get an accurate diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  It can be months or, in the worst cases, years before an accurate diagnosis is made.  This is due in part to the fact that IBD symptoms can mimic many other conditions like stomach bugs, ulcers or Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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posted 12/10/2014, comments (0)|
Erica Sanderson

Erica Sanderson, Editor

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Erica is passionate about healthy living, traveling, and journalism.

Doctor Q&A: How Do Biologics Treat Crohn’s Disease?

Biologics are a relatively new treatment for people with Crohn’s disease, but there is still a lot of misinformation out there on how they work and what they do. Dr. Constance A. Pietrzak, a gastroenterologist at Advocate Medical Group in Chicago, explains what you should... Read moreChevron

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