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Pantothenic Acid, B5 for Acne by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:59am Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B5 for Acne by Jeffrey Dach MD Virtually everyone remembers the frustrating experience of acne with small inflamed dots called pimples or blackheads.  While some have been  spared the ordeal of acne, many others have suffered through unsuccessful treatm ... Read on »
Gas in the Digestive Tract by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Everyone has gas and eliminates it by burping or passing it through the rectum. However, many people think they have too much gas when they really have normal amounts. Most people produce about 1 to 4 pints a day and pass gas about 14 times a day. The digestive tract. Gas is made primarily of odorless vapors—carbon dioxide, ... Read on »
Upper Gastrointestinal (UGI) Series by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 1 Comment An upper gastrointestinal (UGI) series looks the upper and middle sections of the gastrointestinal tract (intestines). The test uses barium contrast material, fluoroscopy, and X-ray. Before the test, you drink a mix of barium (barium contrast material) and water. The barium is often combined with gas-making crystals. Your doctor watche ... Read on »
Gastrointestinal / Gastroenterology Video Library-Part 4 by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Videos on Colitis, Colon Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Health from our comprehensive consumer health video library. Click any title to bring up our video window. If you find that the video window does not come up, please check that your browser has JavaScript enabled and is set to allow pop-up windows. Coping with GI Symptom ... Read on »
Gastrointestinal / Gastroenterology Video Library-Part 3 by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Videos on Colitis, Colon Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Health from our comprehensive consumer health video library. Click any title to bring up our video window. If you find that the video window does not come up, please check that your browser has JavaScript enabled and is set to allow pop-up windows. Coping with GI Symptom ... Read on »
Probiotics Shown to Help Ease Colic in Infants by Tela .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Aug 2010 10:03am The journal, Pediatrics, released the findings of a study, “ Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17 938 in Infantile Colic: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial ” that shows probiotics may help to ease colic.  According to WebMD : Colic occurs during the first three months of an infant’s life in which an otherwise healthy chi ... Read on »
Gone With the Wind: 7 secrets to surviving flatulence (intestinal gas) in pets by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:38pm Despite the cheeky title, flatulence can be a serious business, indeed. You’ll agree with me if you’ve ever lived with a bulldog or boxer. And you’ll understand this perfectly if your pet suffers from certain chronic gastrointestinal disorders. Yet in vet school I don’t recall this topic ever getting its due. The flashier subjects of diarrh ... Read on »
Signs & Symptoms of Colon Cancer by Disease Fighter Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Colon Cancer: Abdominal bloating Abdominal cramps Abdominal discomfort Abdominal fullness Anemia Blood in stool Bloody stools Change in bowel habits Colorectal cancer Constipation Diarrhea Extreme tiredness Fecal occult bleeding Feeling of unfini ... Read on »
Heather's Tummy Fiber - Organic Acacia Powder, Heather's Tummy Care - All About by franklinb Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 9:11pm Heather's Tummy Fiber Supplement Acacia is a natural, pure, certified organic, soluble dietary fiber produced from the gum of the Acacia tree (also known as gum arabic). Acacia is a natural plant water-soluble fiber that has been harvested for millenia in Africa; its recorded dietary use dates back to the Egyptian pharaohs. Helps multiple IBS sy ... Read on »