Knowing the difference between symptoms of IBS and colon cancer might save someone from a lot of anxiety, and more importantly, give them a longer life to enjoy. If you are having some unusual changes to your bowel habits, review these differences and then follow up by making an appointment with Colorectal Surgical Associates.
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According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, 90% of adults and children don’t eat the proper amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets! Poor diet and exercise plans can cause disease, poor weight management, and reduced motivation. This month, take a look at you and your family’s diets and exercises and see if there are ways you can improve.
The RIGHT Diet for a Healthy Digestive System
Everyone’s digestive systems are a little bit different, but there are some easily-identifiable trends with certain foods and their effects on the digestive system. If you have problems regulating your bowel movements, take a look at these lists of different foods, snacks, and drinks and their different effects on the digestive system!
It’s estimated that almost 40 million Americans are lactose intolerant. Lactose intolerance is a common dietary condition that affects the way people digest dairy products. It varies in severity from person to person, and can mean that a bowl of cereal can either be a healthy start to the day, or a visit to the hospital.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an uncomfortable digestive condition that affects about 15 percent of the population. It can cause abdominal pain, bowel problems, diarrhea and chronic constipation.
Although there is no simple solution for treating IBS, the following diets have been proven to help people with the digestive disorder: