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After the pandemic began, studies of COVID-19 patients showed obesity may triple the risk of hospitalization with the disease. The chances of being admitted to intensive care or dying also increase substantially for these patients.
No plan has been proven to prevent or control IBD. But managing your diet can help manage your disease during flares and periods of remission.
Your reflux and the resulting heartburn may be simply because you ate a week’s worth of food in an afternoon. Reflux also could be caused by a hiatal hernia. Learn the causes of hiatal hernias.
Many people tell themselves, “What I don’t know won’t hurt me.” However, when it comes to colon cancer, this can be a very dangerous way to think.
Small changes to your diet can help you control your bloating, gas, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea. Try these simple substitutions for two weeks and see if your symptoms improves.
Do you take over-the-counter medicine for heartburn? If you’re taking antacids or H2 blockers more than once a week to ease your pain, there may be a better, long-term solution for your symptoms.
Getting chronic constipation under control can greatly improve a child's quality of life. Learn more about how Rainbow physicians helped one little girl.
Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.