If you have a list of foods that you regularly avoid because they cause nausea, hives, swelling, cramping, gas, or diarrhea, it’s natural to assume that you’re suffering from a food allergy. But it may not be what it seems. While some of these reactions are distinctly related to allergies,
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Q. Is there a difference between celiac disease and wheat sensitivity? I’ve noticed that I get a little bloated after eating bread, but that’s my only symptom. Could it be celiac disease?
A. It could be celiac disease, but only about one-third of adults with this condition have digestive issues such
Q. I keep seeing ads during the nightly news for a supplement containing a protein originally found in jellyfish that’s supposed to protect your memory. Could this really work?
A. When evaluating such claims, the first question to ask is whether they are supported by clinical trials published in a peer-reviewed
Scientists in Italy and Germany are homing in on a possible link between pathogenic gut flora and chronic heart failure (CHF).
The goal of the Italian study, led by Dr. Evasio Pasini, of the Medical Center of Lumezzane, Brescia, Italy, was to measure the presence of pathogenic (disease-causing) gut flora and
A new study shows that women with major depressive disorder may benefit from taking the popular body-building supplement, creatine. The study showed that women who took creatine in addition to their SSRI…