IBS: Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome, No Laughing Matter

Friday, February 15, 2013 3:28:24 PM America/Los_Angeles

IBS, is an inflammatory disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people. It is considered incurable, but thanks to new research, relief may be possible. Find out how in this article form Nutrikon Wellness Center.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that affects roughly 1.5 million people in the US and approximately 1% of the global population. The highest incidence of rheumatoid arthritis occurs in women ages 44-65 though it can occur at almost any age and in both genders. While it may seem unusual that for almost no apparent reason, there are three times as many women affected than men, it is important to realize that rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition and women have a higher risk of developing autoimmune diseases in general compared to men.

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Crohn’s Disease

Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Today this disease affects approximately 500,000 in the United States alone and is the second most common form of inflammatory bowel disease after ulcerative colitis. In fact, these two diseases are often very hard to distinguish from each other due to the fact that both tend to affect the same areas of the gut through similar means.

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Ulcerative Colitis

Saturday, January 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

The most common form of IBD in the United States is Ulcerative Colitis, which affects roughly 1 million people. Thankfully, very few people actually die of the condition today, but what may be worse is that a large number of these people have a severely diminished quality of life.

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The Inflammation – Disease Connection

Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles

Inflammation is a natural immune system response to injuries in the body. These injuries can be injuries to tissues caused by trauma, radiation, chemicals, or biological pathogens. In fact, inflammation is critical in the healing process and as long as it is properly controlled and the injury is quickly remedied, there is little risk.

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Posted in Resources By Nutrikon