Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Long-Term Trauma of Gastrointestinal Infection

Jason Tetro | Posted 09.19.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Most of us have experienced at one time or another that rumble in the gastrointestinal jungle. But there is a darker side to these maladies manifesting at the microbial level. Though we may not feel these consequences in the short term, research has shown there may be more difficult times down the road.

11 Essential Things To Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living

You’ve probably heard of IBS, but do you really know what it is? Some of the mystery and confusion around the condition comes from the fact that we ...

Are the Foods You're Eating Friend or Foe?

Dr. John Dempster | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. John Dempster

What do shellfish, tree pollen, bee stings, and peanuts all have in common? For many people, the mere mention of these foods brings up memories of itchy skin and watery eyes. In fact, many of us have also been conditioned that this is the ONLY form of an allergic reaction that has a serious impact on our health. But is it?

Part 2: Is Gluten Really That Bad?

Josh Gitalis | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

The good news with all of this gluten business is, if you eliminate it from your diet and you're sensitive, symptoms will get better. I have seen this many times clinically, spoken to many people who have experienced this, and the research corroborates these findings.

The 9 Biggest Myths Of Digestion, Debunked

Everyday Health | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH; Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, MD There’s a reason why we call those intuitive leaps of knowledge that seem to...