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How Chronic GI Symptoms Can Mask a Rare Disease Like Acute Hepatic Porphyria

How Chronic GI Symptoms Can Mask a Rare Disease Like Acute Hepatic Porphyria

This year, Porphyria Awareness Week is April 10-17!  In order to help educate about this condition, we were thrilled to ...
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How to Become a Gut Health "Biohacker"

How to Become a Gut Health “Biohacker”

Are you a health biohacker? While the term biohacker can sometimes conjure up images of a human and a machine ...
The Who, What, Why, and How of Colorectal Cancer Screening

The Who, What, Why, and How of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Did you know that March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? We are taking action all month long to help promote ...
From AFAP Diagnosis to Advocacy: Survivor of a Rare GI Cancer Shares His Story

From AFAP Diagnosis to Advocacy: Survivor of a Rare GI Cancer Shares His Story

Rare Disease Day is February 28th, 2021. The focus of the day is to teach the general public about rare ...
What You Need To Know About Eating Disorders and Gastrointestinal Conditions

What You Need To Know About Eating Disorders and Gastrointestinal Conditions

National Eating Disorders Helpline: For 24/7 crisis support, text 'NEDA' to 741741 For all others, call the Toll-Free Phone Number: ...

Mind

A Lesson In ‘Kindfulness’ From Tara Cousineau, PhD

A Lesson In ‘Kindfulness’ From Tara Cousineau, PhD

If you have a digestive condition, you may have been told to practice mindfulness as part of your treatment plan ...
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Positive Affirmations for Gut Health

Positive Affirmations for Gut Health

As we continue to learn more about the gut-brain axis, it has become increasingly clear that our thoughts can play ...
The Emotional Impact of IBD: Doctor and Patient Perspectives

The Emotional Impact of IBD: Doctor and Patient Perspectives

If you have inflammatory bowel disease, most of your treatment has likely been focused on caring for your body. But ...
IBD Patients and COVID-19: What They Need to Know and Tips for Managing Stress

IBD Patients and COVID-19: What They Need to Know and Tips for Managing Stress

Sara N. Horst, M.D., M.P.H, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, provided the following insight for IBD patients and their caregivers. Dr ...
How to Keep IBS from Ruining Your Relationship with Food

How to Keep IBS from Ruining Your Relationship with Food

Instead of letting your irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) diet control your life and potentially ruin your relationship with food, follow ...

Nutrition

4 Ways to Personalize Your Plate for Gut Health

4 Ways to Personalize Your Plate for Gut Health

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s focus is Personalize Your Plate!  Just as there is no one-size-fits-all approach ...
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What You Need To Know About Eating Disorders and Gastrointestinal Conditions

What You Need To Know About Eating Disorders and Gastrointestinal Conditions

National Eating Disorders Helpline: For 24/7 crisis support, text 'NEDA' to 741741 For all others, call the Toll-Free Phone Number: ...
Did Your Doctor Recommend an Elimination Diet for Your Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)?

Did Your Doctor Recommend an Elimination Diet for Your Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)?

If you or a loved one are living with Eosinophilic Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), this free webinar presented by GI OnDEMAND ...
4 Food Safety Tips For Those With Digestive Conditions

4 Food Safety Tips For Those With Digestive Conditions

When was the last time you thought about food safety? We know that it’s not the most glamorous health topic ...
Green Kiwifruit May Provide Relief for Patients with Chronic Constipation Especially if Psyllium or Prunes Cause Pain, Cramping or Bloating

Green Kiwifruit May Provide Relief for Patients with Chronic Constipation Especially if Psyllium or Prunes Cause Pain, Cramping or Bloating

Oral 5 Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Green Kiwifruit, Psyllium, or Prunes in U.S. Patients with Chronic Constipation Author Insight from Samuel ...

Lifestyle

Is IBS Keeping You Up At Night?

Is IBS Keeping You Up At Night?

Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) keeping you up at night?  Research suggests that IBS is associated with sleep disturbances and ...
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Study Suggests Spending More Time in Nature May Help IBS Patients Feel Better

Study Suggests Spending More Time in Nature May Help IBS Patients Feel Better

P1108 The Benefits of Time Spent in Nature on Symptoms and Quality of Life Among Patients With IBS Author Insight from Katherine ...
Exercise and IBD: What You Should Know

Exercise and IBD: What You Should Know

If you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), you are likely willing ...
Dehydration & GI Conditions: Are You At Risk?

Dehydration & GI Conditions: Are You At Risk?

Feeling thirsty? If you aren’t now, you may be by the end of this article. Read on to learn all ...
How IBD Can Affect Your Sex Life: Expert Insight from a Gastroenterologist

How IBD Can Affect Your Sex Life: Expert Insight from a Gastroenterologist

Does talking about sexual health make you uncomfortable? For many women, discussions about sexual health start and end with 8th ...

Caregiving

Tips for Providing Care to Older Adults with Digestive Issues

Tips for Providing Care to Older Adults with Digestive Issues

If you're the primary caregiver for an older adult with digestive issues, you know how difficult it can be to ...
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The Who, What, Why, and How of Colorectal Cancer Screening

The Who, What, Why, and How of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Did you know that March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? We are taking action all month long to help promote ...
3 Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19

3 Tips for Caregivers During COVID-19

Caregivers are the unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. As if being a caregiver isn’t hard enough, you now have ...
6 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with a Feeding Tube

6 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with a Feeding Tube

Providing care for a child or other loved one with a serious health condition is no easy task and adding ...
Taking Care of You and Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis

Taking Care of You and Your Family During the COVID-19 Crisis

Gastro Girl is committed to empowering patients and their caregivers with news  and information from trusted, credible sources. Please see ...

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