Gastro Girl Blog

A collection of helpful articles curated and written by Gastro Girl.

May 14, 2024

Let’s talk about your IBS-C symptoms Copy

Since there are different underlying causes of IBS-C, there is no single treatment approach that is right for everyone. This form will help you and your healthcare provider determine whether your current treatment is right for you, or if it makes sense to try a different approach.

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August 22, 2023

What Primary Care and Emergency Medicine Providers Need To Know About EoE In Adults

Dr. Pooja Singhal, a Gastroenterologist in Oklahoma City, OK offers some helpful tips and suggested questions that may help primary or emergency care providers recognize the clinical presentation of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) in adults.

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August 2, 2023

What Primary Care and Emergency Medicine Providers Need To Know About EoE In Children

Dr. Sophia Patel, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist at The Cleveland Clinic shares her expertise on the clinical presentation of Eosinophilic Esophagitis as well as other forms of dysphagia in children.

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June 24, 2023

Tenapanor (IBSRELA) for Treatment of IBS-C: Effective Over 26 Weeks

Conventionally, patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are subgrouped based on their predominant bowel habit. Given the relevance of psychological comorbidity to IBS symptoms, our aim was to explore an alternative approach to subgrouping by incorporating factors beyond stool form and frequency.

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June 24, 2023

Let’s talk about your IBS-C symptoms

Since there are different underlying causes of IBS-C, there is no single treatment approach that is right for everyone. This form will help you and your healthcare provider determine whether your current treatment is right for you, or if it makes sense to try a different approach.

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June 24, 2023

The Low FODMAP Diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Not sure what the low FODMAP diet is or if it is right for you? Get the evidence-based information you need to know before trying this approach from instructor Emily Haller, MS, RDN

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June 24, 2023

Stress and Your Gut: Why it Matters in Digestive Conditions

In this FREE WEBINAR, Megan Riehl, PsyD, MA, explains: Why the brain-gut axis matters in GI conditions, how to calm your stomach during times of stress, which digestive conditions respond well to improvements in stress management and more!

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June 24, 2023

The Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing

In this FREE WEBINAR, Megan Riehl, PsyD, MA, explains the benefits of diaphragmatic breathing for lowering stress and reducing unpleasant GI symptoms

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June 23, 2023

A Novel Method to Classify and Subgroup Patients With IBS Based on Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Psychological Profiles

Conventionally, patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are subgrouped based on their predominant bowel habit. Given the relevance of psychological comorbidity to IBS symptoms, our aim was to explore an alternative approach to subgrouping by incorporating factors beyond stool form and frequency.

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June 23, 2023

ACG Clinical Guideline: Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a highly prevalent, chronic disorder that significantly reduces patients’ quality of life. Advances in diagnostic testing and in therapeutic options for patients with IBS led to the development of this first-ever American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline for the management of IBS using Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology.

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June 23, 2023

Consumption of 2 Green Kiwifruits Daily Improves Constipation and Abdominal Comfort — Results of an International Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial

Consumption of green kiwifruit is known to relieve constipation. Previous studies have also reported improvements in gastrointestinal (GI) comfort. We investigated the effect of consuming green kiwifruit on GI function and comfort.

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June 23, 2023

What You Should Know About Constipation

Let’s face it, constipation is uncomfortable. Constipation not only causes physical discomfort, but it can also be uncomfortable to talk about. To help get the conversation on constipation going, we recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Darren M. Brenner on the Gastro Girl Podcast. Read on for more information about the symptoms and causes of constipation, and learn what you can do about it!

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