How do I prepare for a colonoscopy?

Colonoscopy: How do I prepare for it?

How do I Prepare for a Colonoscopy? A health care professional will give you written bowel prep instructions to follow at home before the procedure so that little…

How do doctors perform colonoscopy?

How do Doctors Perform Colonoscopy?

How do Doctors Perform Colonoscopy? A doctor performs a colonoscopy in a hospital or an outpatient center. A colonoscopy usually takes 30 to 60 minutes. A health care…

How is virtual colonoscopy different from colonoscopy

How is Virtual Colonoscopy different from Colonoscopy?

How is Virtual Colonoscopy different from Colonoscopy? Virtual colonoscopy is an x-ray test, takes less time, and you don’t need anesthesia​.  With virtual colonoscopy, your doctor doesn’t view…

What is Fructose Malabsorption

What is Fructose Malabsorption?

Fructose Malabsorption Fructose malabsorption is a digestive disorder in which absorption of fructose is impaired by deficient fructose carriers in the small intestine’s enterocytes. This results in an…

Gut Microbes involvement in Food Sensitivity

How are Gut Microbes involved in Food Sensitivity?

Involvement of Gut microbes in food sensitivity There is a growing body of evidence indicating gut microbes’ complex role in a number of GI disorders including IBS. Adverse…

What should I address with a doctor prior to a colonoscopy?

What should I address with a doctor prior to a Colonoscopy? You should talk with your doctor about any health problems you have and all prescribed and over-the-counter…

How does the Gut Microbiota vary across One’s Lifespan?

  How does the Gut Microbiota vary across One’s Lifespan? Baby/toddler: Dominance of bacteroidetes (Bacteroidetes are symbiotic species highly adjusted to the GI tract, and perform metabolic conversions…

Difference Between Food Intolerance and Food Sensitivities

What’s the difference between Food Intolerance and Food Sensitivities?

What is the difference between food intolerance and food sensitivities? Food sensitivity: Inappropriate activation of immune system when exposed to a food component. Examples: Celiac disease IgE mediated…

Most common symptoms of ibs

What are the most common symptoms of IBS

Most Common Symptoms of IBS IBS can cause a wide range of unpleasant intestinal issues, including diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, gas, and bloating. The best approach to managing…

Selecting a Complementary Health Practitioner

6 Things to Know When Selecting a Complementary Health Practitioner

6 Things to Know When Selecting a Complementary Health Practitioner If you’re looking for a complementary health practitioner to help treat a medical problem, it is important to…