Statin Use May Protect IBD Patients

People with Crohn’s disease are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. Statin drugs to control cholesterol levels may help reduce this risk.
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What Not to Eat if You Have IBS

People with irritable bowel syndrome may be hypersensitive to certain foods that may be poorly absorbed during digestion. Here’s what to know.

IBS Diagnosis and Treatment

Irritable bowel syndrome is difficult to diagnose because the disease causes no known physical abnormalities that doctors can identify through exams, imaging studies, or lab testing.

Causes and Symptoms of IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common—and frequently misunderstood—digestive disorders. One in five adults in the United States has symptoms, yet only a small number seek treatment.

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