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Certain gastrointestinal disorders are difficult to diagnose, but a new development might help bring a little more certainty to the process.
Companies selling foods like yogurt and kombucha use advertisements boasting about their products' live probiotics and cultures, but do these products have any real health benefits?
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be a literal pain in the gut. IBS symptoms such as diarrhea, tummy aches and cramps can negatively impact quality of life.
With certain stomach and intestinal tract conditions, weak bones can result. The same holds true for patients with abnormal bowel movements.
Diet changes and relaxation techniques can relieve abdominal pain. Pains that last too long – even with medicine – could be a sign of a more serious condition: irritable bowel syndrome.