The Secrets of the Brain-Gut Axis
It's known that your psychological state can have a major impact on your health, and can even lead to disease. One of these diseases is the commonly diagnosed irritable bowel syndrome.
Using Opium Painkillers to Treat Stomach Pain
Many Americans battle chronic abdominal pain, which may be a symptom of serious conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, or gallstones. However, experts are worried that doctors are over-prescribing opioid painkillers for the pain, especially if another medication is a better option.
Fibromyalgia: All-Body Pain
Among the multitude of chronic pain disorders is a condition called fibromyalgia. People with fibromyalgia have to deal with a variety of physical issues. But that's not all: the disorder also affects mood.
A Traumatic Life Could Lead to IBS
If you're used to hearing bad news during a life full of traumatic events, here's another piece of upsetting information: You may be at higher risk for adult irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
New Dietary MS Therapy
The dietary supplement glucosamine is popular for helping aching, arthritic joints. A new supplement looks like it could suppress the damaging autoimmune response seen in multiple sclerosis (MS).