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0 Crohn’s disease: what you need to know

Crohn’s disease: what you need to know

WHAT IS CROHN'S DISEASE Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease of the gastrointestintal tract. It falls in the same group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Crohn's can affect any part of the GI tract, but it most commonly affects the areas toward the end of the small intestine (ileum) and ...

0 Menstrual cups: what you need to know

Menstrual cups: what you need to know

More than ever, there are many different menstrual products available. Pads and tampons are still the most common, but there are alternative options like period underwear and reusable cloth pads. Perhaps the most talked about alternative is the menstrual cup. Over the last few years, cups have been growing in ...

0 What is gluten, and do you really need to avoid it?

What is gluten, and do you really need to avoid it?

Gluten is a word that’s been circulating in the health and wellness world for a long time. Contained in wheat, it can cause symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea and fatigue in those who have celiac disease or an intolerance. However, there’s some controversy about whether or not those of us who can tolerate it should ...