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Celiac and Crohn's Disease May Share Genetic Risk Factors by HealthFinder Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Scientists find 4 gene risk locations common to both inflammatory bowel diseases. T ... Read on »
Celiac & Crohn’s Diseases May Be Even More Closely Linked, Study Says by Amy Leger Posted Fri 28 Jan 2011 10:17am Celiac Disease and Crohn's Disease have already been considered "sister diseases", new research just found the two may be even more closely related. Find out what that could mean for both diseases. Read on »
Gluten Intolerance-What Your Doctor May Not Tell You by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:54pm 2 Comments The associated health issues related to gluten intolerance (GI), have a wide range, with Celiac Disease being the defining and best known aspect of that problem. However, GI can often go undiagnosed, because it does not always present with the more obvious symptoms seen in Celiac Disease (CD). GI and even CD can be cryptic, or a hidden problem, i ... Read on »
Probiotics and their benefit to your Health by Dr. Scot L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 14 Dec 2008 7:55pm A Dozen Facts You Need to Know About Probiotics and Their Benefit to Your Health 1. Probiotics are live microorganisms that have been shown to have a beneficial health effect on the body. 2. Probiotics not only consist of various strains of bacteria such as lactobacillus, acidopilus, bifidobacter etc., but a lso may include probioti ... Read on »
Raising awareness of Lyme disease by Geoff Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 11:24am 3 Comments Today's featured contributor is Dr. Virginia Sherr, who maintains the site The Human Side of Lyme. Dr. Sherr is a psychiatrist who has experienced Lyme disease first hand over many years, and shares valuable information and resources to get the word out about this ongoing problem. She is particularly concerned about the incidence of undiagno ... Read on »
Symptoms of Celiac Disease by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 8:04am What does cancer, the common cold and celiac disease all have in common? They are diseases that begin with the letter "C". No, that wasn't what I was looking for… But why are their developments so closely scrutinized by the media or people in general? It's another word that begins with "C". Cure. That's beca ... Read on »
Celiac Support Group by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:34pm As most you know, support is essential when trying to lose weight. You need someone who has been there. You need others who can share their wisdom and experience when you are feeling at your lowest. Encouragement through the tough times is essential to keep yourself doing what it takes. Support is just as important in other areas of l ... Read on »
"Bell's Palsy of the Gut" and Other GI Manifestations of Lyme and Associated Diseases by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:52am PRACTICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY April 2006 by Virginia T. Sherr, MD Bell's palsy signifies paralysis of facial muscles related to inflammation of the associated seventh Cranial Nerve. Physicians may not realize that this syndrome is caused by the spirochetal agent of Lyme disease until proven otherwise. Whether it is a full or hemi ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every d ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »