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Treatment for Constipation

A review of common treatment for constipation methods and preventative measures including diet, exercise, hydration, medications, laxatives, herbal remedies, improving bowel habits, and colon cleansing.

Stress and Constipation

Stress and constipation often go hand in hand. Learn about the causes and dangers of stress and how stress can lead to constipation. Includes details on fighting stress and reducing your constipation.

Bowel Disease

Many different types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) wreak havoc upon the human digestive system. Some of the more common digestive disorders include: diarrhea, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohn’s disease. Although some of these conditions cannot be cured, their symptoms can be managed proactively by maintaining a healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise, and sometimes with surgical procedures. Learn about these methods for treating bowel diseases and more about IBD before you try to diagnose the condition yourself!

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Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

Many people have small pouches in their colons that bulge outward through weak spots, like an inner tube poking through weak places in a tire. Each pouch is called a diverticulum. Pouches (plural) are called diverticula. The condition of having diverticula is called diverticulosis. About 10 percent of Americans over the age 40 and half of all people over age 60 have diverticulosis. Diverticulitis is more severe as it is accompanied by abdominal pain.

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Colon Therapy

Colon therapy, also known as water colonic irrigation, essentially flushes toxins from the body to improve colorectal and thus general health. Learn the signs of a toxic colon, benefits of colon cleansing, and the difference between colon hydrotherapy and an enema.

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Symptoms of Colon Polyps

You must learn to recognize the symptoms of colon polyps as a first step. Learn about colon polyps symptoms as well as the definition, causes, and treatment of colon polyps and how to reduce your risk factors.

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Spastic Colon

Learn about spastic colon and its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Bowel Problems

If you neglect your digestive system, an array of bowel problems can develop, including: diarrhea, constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diverticular disease, Celiac disease, and colon polyps. Although some of these digestive disorders cannot be cured, learn how using an effective colon cleansing agent can help alleviate some of the symptoms.

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Bowel

Follow the path of your lower digestive system, from the small bowel, through the colon, and finally–the rectum and anus. This article provides many helpful facts regarding the function of several support processes (such as digestive juices and the intestinal villi) and how they help you maintain optimal digestive health.

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Cleaner Colon

A cleaner colon makes the difference between good health and illness, not just within the digestive tract but for all internal organs. Although chiefly responsible for waste removal, the colon also works with the lymphatic system to filter and expel toxins from the body. Learn more about some popular colon cleansing programs plus the Four Keys to a Healthier Colon!

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Causes of Spastic Colon

Spastic colon is also known as spastic colitis, mucous colitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (with three sub-types of IBS). Common causes of spastic colon include stress, eating the wrong foods, or poor diet in general. Learn how to treat spastic colon by proactively managing these unique triggers.

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Colon Surgery

Colon surgery can sometimes be necessary due to serious digestive problems such as the development of colon polyps, Diverticulosis, Diverticulitis, and colon cancer. Learn about types of surgery for the colon and preparation and post-operative details for the procedure.

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