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Dietary Fiber: Essential for a Healthy Diet
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Mayo Clinic - Discusses soluble and insoluble fiber, how much we need in our diets, and tips for getting more fiber. Mayo Clinic - Discusses soluble and insoluble fiber, how much we need in our diets, and tips for getting more fiber. Show less
Fiber: How to Increase the Amount in Your Diet
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FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - A good summary of the amounts of fiber that should be in your diet, depending on age and sex, a ...Show more FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - A good summary of the amounts of fiber that should be in your diet, depending on age and sex, a table how much fiber is in common foods, and a reminder that any changes in your diet should be done slowly Show less
Eating and Bowel Control
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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health - Suggestions on how to change the foods you eat, to avoid problems with bowel control. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health - Suggestions on how to change the foods you eat, to avoid problems with bowel control. Show less
Living with Bowel Control Problems
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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health - Presents steps you can take to manage your bowel...Show more National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health - Presents steps you can take to manage your bowel control problem. This article is part of a series in the Let's Talk about Bowel Control, The Bowel Control Awareness Campaign (BCAC). Show less
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Tips on Controlling Your Symptoms
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FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - This article discusses the importance of fiber, foods, and stress in controlling the symptoms of IBS. FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - This article discusses the importance of fiber, foods, and stress in controlling the symptoms of IBS. Show less
Peptic Ulcer: Lifestyle and Home Remedies
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Mayo Clinic - Discusses the effects of smoking, alcohol, stress and NSAIDS on ulcers. Mayo Clinic - Discusses the effects of smoking, alcohol, stress and NSAIDS on ulcers. Show less
Antacids and Acid Reducers: OTC Relief for Heartburn and Acid Reflux
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FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Describes how antacids and acid reducers work, possible side effects and interactions with other medications as well as counter-indications for use of these medications. FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Describes how antacids and acid reducers work, possible side effects and interactions with other medications as well as counter-indications for use of these medications. Show less
Prevent the Spread of Norovirus
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Noroviruses spread easily, causing more than 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the U.S. There's n...Show more Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Noroviruses spread easily, causing more than 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the U.S. There's no vaccine to prevent norovirus infection and no drug to treat it. Wash your hands often and follow simple tips to stay virus-free. Show less
Happy Tummies, Happy Holidays
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International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders - Tips on how to face holidays and travel when you have a digestive disorder. International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders - Tips on how to face holidays and travel when you have a digestive disorder. Show less
Chronic Conditions
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Michael Castleman and SeniorNet - This is an excellent article on coping strategies for chronic conditions. Michael Castleman and SeniorNet - This is an excellent article on coping strategies for chronic conditions. Show less
Stress: Constant Stress Puts Your Health at Risk
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Mayo Clinic - Clear discussion of how stress can affect your health and how to cope. Mayo Clinic - Clear discussion of how stress can affect your health and how to cope. Show less
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