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What Causes Cystic Fibrosis (Plus Symptoms and Treatment)

Cystic fibrosis is a progressive genetic disorder that affects over 30,000 people in the United States, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. When the disease was first reported in 1938, it was described as “mucoviscidosis” to emphasize a...

Struggling with Back Pain? You May Benefit from 1 of These 6 Psoas Muscle Exercises

You may not be sure exactly where to find your psoas muscle, or exactly how to pronounce psoas (“so-is”), but experts agree it’s one of the most vitally important muscles in the entire human body. Here’s a quick introduction: your...

Colon Polyps: Causes, Symptoms, Types, Cancer Risks

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is common in the United States. It affects both men and women, and the American Cancer Society estimates over 140,000 men and women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. in 2018. The...

Understanding Digestive Plant Enzymes and 6 Benefits Not to Miss

If you are one of the millions of people that experience digestive distress, acid reflux, heartburn, or GERD, and you are considering adding digestive plant enzymes to your diet, keep reading. Across the globe, the incidences of gastrointestinal diseases are...

Leaky Gut Syndrome: What It Is and What to Do About It

“Gut feeling.” “Trust your gut.” “What does your gut tell you?” There’s a reason phrases like these are so common. The gut, or the “second brain,” plays a huge role in body functioning and health and wellness. The gut is...

Signs of Colon Cancer and the Importance of Early Screening

“I’m too young for colon cancer,” is a common misconception. Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is often thought of as an “elderly” cancer, or cancer that doesn’t affect young people. While it’s true that most cases of colon cancer occur...

What You Need to Know About Magnesium: Benefits and Risks

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals to the human body. This mineral is essential for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. If you aren’t getting enough of this vital mineral from your diet, deficiency can occur. A...

Stay Hydrated! 14 Signs of Dehydration

The human body is 70% water. Fluids are important for protecting the joints, maintaining organ function, transporting oxygen to cells, and sustaining body temperature. Dehydration, which is most common during hot weather or strenuous workouts, happens when the body loses too...

Colon Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. Colon cancer affects men and women, and the American Cancer Society estimates that...

Giardiasis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Suffering from fatigue and stomach upset? It might not just be something you ate. An infection of the small intestine, giardiasis results from contact with a microscopic parasite called Giardia lamblia and leads to a number of unpleasant symptoms, including...

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