bowel health

The Importance of a Colon Cancer Screening

Colon cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the United States, according to Medical News Today.  Does that surprise you? As a matter of fact, around 130,000 Americans are diagnosed with some form of colon cancer each year. Research suggests that one in 20 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer. How… read more

Think You Have IBS? Find Out With Gut Testing

What is gut testing and how can it help with diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? The fact of the matter is, over 85 percent of all adult Americans suffer from some form of intestinal problem with symptoms akin to those of IBS, namely, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal bloating, cramping, pain, and gas. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)… read more

What is a “Normal” Bowel Movement

When it comes to gut health, bowel movement patterns can tell you a lot about your total body wellness.  As a culture, bowel movements aren’t something we talk about much, but if your body’s plumbing isn’t working properly, it can create a toxic environment in your body–literally.  Research in 2010 revealed that your brain and… read more