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It's Called Kombucha. But Is It Good for You?

It's Called Kombucha. But Is It Good for You?

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fizzy, fermented kombucha tea is the hot new health drink.But experts say it's not clear whether the bacteria-laden beverage lives up to all of its health...
Posted 03/07/2019
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Pill Expands in Your Stomach to Spot and Track Disease

Pill Expands in Your Stomach to Spot and Track Disease

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Jan. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- An expandable pill that can stay in the stomach for a month could help diagnose and monitor a myriad of gastro ills, a new study in pigs suggests.The pill has a...
Posted 02/22/2019
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Fatigue and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Fatigue and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Fatigue is a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome, and it's usually compounded by stomach pain and stress. Fatigue is an invisible symptom of IBS, and it's exhausting.On myIBSteam, the social network and online support group for those...
Posted 01/29/2019
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High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels

High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels

By Don Rauf, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, June 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to stomach discomfort during exercise, forget that old adage "no pain, no gain." New research suggests that excessive strenuous exercise may lead to gut...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics

Health Tip: Understanding Probiotics

(HealthDay News) -- Probiotics are live microorganisms (such as bacteria) that are sold as supplements, included in topically-applied skin creams and added to food products such as yogurt.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved any...
Posted 12/07/2018
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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at myIBSteam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with IBS isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what you're...
Posted 11/20/2018
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New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says

New Bowel Disorder Treatments Needed, FDA Says

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterMONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's no known cause or cure for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which affects more than 15 million Americans, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.The...
Posted 11/09/2018
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Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge

Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The agony of severe diarrhea can make some people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) wish they were dead.So claims a new survey that reveals the mental and physical...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak ChopraWe all experience fear....
Posted 09/09/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of myIBSteam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be a way...
Posted 08/29/2018
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