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Top Tips for Dining Out With Crohn’s Disease

Dining out with Crohn’s can prove a less than relaxing experience when you’re struggling with symptoms. But there are many things you can do to enjoy the pleasures of friends and food outside the comforts of your home. The key is preparation and a few alternatives in case things don’t go exactly as expected. To ensure a pleasant […]

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Turmeric for tummies?

Turmeric has been used in traditional medicine to treat digestive problems. Medical societies also approved it’s use for the treatment of a variety of digestive disorders. Pre-clinical studies suggest a role for turmeric in protecting the gastrointestinal system from inflammation while also encouraging the secretion of important acids and digestive enzymes. But how helpful is “curcumin” […]

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A Food List and Diet Plan for Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis and diverticulosis are both forms of diverticular disease, a common problem for many Americans. This painful condition develops when a diverticular pouch becomes inflamed or infected, causing abdominal discomfort and often a fever. While most people with diverticulosis have no symptoms, they are at risk for diverticulitis. This is the time to put priority that what […]

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What Is Flatulence? What Causes Flatulence (Farting)?

Many times, flatulence occurs and the person is unaware of it — there is no smell, and the amount is tiny. But when food has not been digested properly, it starts to decompose (rot), releasing sulfur that causes a smell. When we eat, drink or swallow saliva, we also swallow tiny amounts of air. There are reasons […]

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Crohn’s Disease and Your Social Life

Chron’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines, especially the colon and ileum. Because it is a disease of the immune system, your body’s immune system begins attacking healthy cells in your GI tract, causing inflammation. This affects you and your life significantly. Should you put your personal life on hold? Don’t isolate […]

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Flax for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is painful. It is a disease of the intestine or colon that includes open sores. The disease occurs when a sufferer’s immune system attacks the colon, causing it to develop ulcers which ooze blood and mucous. Flaxseed is a good source of dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and lignans known to promote bowel regularity. These seeds […]

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How to Treat Hemorrhoids

In our previous blog post we learned about hemorrhoids – what they are, what causes them, and we looked briefly at how you can treat them. In this blog post, we’ll look more deeply into the ways you can treat your hemorrhoids and more specifically at the four levels of hemorrhoid treatment. Remember that not […]

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About the Hemorrhoids

Understanding Hemorrhoids Do you remember watching commercials on television for hemorrhoid creams and wondering what a hemorrhoid was? Maybe you even asked your mom and she squirmed uncomfortably and quickly changed the topic. That’s right, no one really wants to talk about hemorrhoids – but let’s face it – hemorrhoids are part of life. Pretty […]

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Top Hemorrhoids Questions Answered

Top Hemorrhoids Questions By Dr. Eduardo Krajewski In this video Dr. Eduardo answers questions sent to him by people around the US that have hemorrhoid questions. Transcript: Hi, I’m Dr. Krajewski and welcome back. I am the leading online expert in the treatment of hemorrhoids and other GI health issues. I’m going to devote this […]

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