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How a Gluten-Free Diet Can Help

Posted 09-20-2013 at 09:33 AM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 09-20-2013 at 09:42 AM by ChristaIB


what’s the deal with gluten-free diets?

About Gluten

Gluten is a gummy, sticky protein that occurs naturally in wheat, barley, and rye, and bread dough won’t rise properly without it. Additionally, gluten is added to or used in the following foods:
  • in finished breads and rolls to provide a light chewy texture
  • as a thickener in soups, sauces, and dairy products
  • as a binder and texturizer in meat and fish substitutes
  • as a flavor enhancer in spice
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lower abdominal pressure

Posted 06-20-2012 at 09:04 PM by sun9991

I've been having lower abdominal pressure for the last 5 days.There's a lot of pressure when I sit down or go pee.{I'm a man}It doesn't burn,hurt to go pee,it doesn't feel like I still have to go,just alot of pressure.When I get off the toilet there's pressure in my lower abdominal.It is not painful but only the pressure. my stool report is normal and i haven't loss the weight since my diet is digested. only it matters is the lower abdominal pressure, it is always there. the doctor have prescribe...
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Colitis

Posted 04-23-2012 at 12:35 PM by Barclay2010

27 year old female diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 2007. I have been hospitalized three times because of dehydration. I take prednisone and asacol. Both of which are not currently working for me. This past weekend I had a bad flare up resulting in another hospital stay. I went to the ER and was told my colitis had turned into pancolitis. I see a specialist this Wednesday and hopefully something can be done. I feel like giving up, I go to the bathroom upwards of 25-30 times a day. If I hear one...
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Colonoscopy Preparation and Moviprep

Posted 02-27-2012 at 04:21 AM by DaniDee
Updated 02-28-2012 at 12:56 AM by Administrator

After taking my first round of moviprep last night and actually gagging back my last sip of the dose, I panicked at the thought of having to have another round the next day (today). So, I read through about 4 pages of blogs on different sites and a few people mentioned lemons. I thought about how "back in the day" lemon did an amazing job clearing up the horrible taste of tequila, and thought, why not try it. So, I cut up a small lemon in quarters.
And had a small glass of coke(4oz)...
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Stapler Surgery for hemorrhoids- My exp

Posted 12-18-2011 at 02:57 AM by shek35

Introduction:

I had 3rd degree hemorrhoids and fissures. My life used to be very uncomfortable. Sitting in office, riding bike……not a single day passed without feeling the pain. Finally one day I dared and went to the hospital and took surgical option. Doctor told me he will perform stapler surgery.

For people who think this surgery is simple I would say no. Surgery is itself simple but post opt recovery is very very painful. You will definitely need to take two weeks...
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