2013 March

Your Next Steps after Colon Cancer Treatment

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Blog by
Your Next Steps after Colon Cancer Treatment

Life after treatment for colon cancer in Beverly Hills can be complicated. Though you’ll undoubtedly be relieved that your treatment has ended, you’ll probably also be worried about the cancer coming back. Your experiences may have changed your outlook dramatically and you may find yourself with an abundance of time that was once taken up by coping with treatment and your condition. [Read more]

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Hemorrhoid Prevention 101

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Blog by
Hemorrhoid Prevention 101

About half of all adults in the United States experience hemorrhoids at one point in their lives, and those who have had hemorrhoids in the past remain at risk of developing more in the future. By adopting healthy habits you can reduce your risk of developing hemorrhoids. Your colon and rectal specialist can help you incorporate healthy hemorrhoid prevention strategies into your lifestyle. [Read more]

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Helping Hemorrhoids Heal with Healthy Habits

Posted: March 21st, 2013 in Blog by
Helping Hemorrhoids Heal with Healthy Habits

If you suffer from hemorrhoids in Beverly Hills, you’re probably trying your very best to make a speedy recovery from the pain and discomfort they cause. Unfortunately, many people unwittingly make it more difficult for hemorrhoids to heal by continuing the unhealthy habits that may have contributed to hemorrhoids in the first place. [Read more]

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Going Herbal for your Gut

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Blog by
Going Herbal for your Gut

Even those who don’t struggle with dietary problems often turn to herbs and vitamins to supplement their regular diet. This habit is often essential for those who struggle with Crohn’s, as IBD can interfere with your body’s ability to absorb vital nutrients. Using supplements can help you meet optimal nutritional levels to reduce the severity of the condition as well as your risk for nutritional deficiencies. [Read more]

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Get Active to Fight Colon Cancer

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Blog by
Get Active to Fight Colon Cancer

In this day and age, it should come as no surprise to hear that exercise is associated with better health. Initiatives from one side of the country to the other are encouraging kids and adults to get up and get active. But if you suffer from colon cancer in Beverly Hills, the pro-exercise argument may have even more credence. [Read more]

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Eating Out with IBD

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Blog by
Eating Out with Crohn’s Disease in Beverly Hills

For Beverly Hills residents with Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, every day can be a challenge. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can rob you of simple pleasures like enjoying your favorite restaurant. If you’re afraid of sparking your symptoms, you may be understandably wary of heading to a restaurant, but eating out is something we all do. Whether for a friend’s birthday party or a lunchtime business meeting, you’ll likely find yourself behind a menu sometime soon. [Read more]

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Stress and IBD

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Blog by
Stress and IBD in Beverly Hills

If you’ve ever had “butterflies in your stomach,” you know how inextricably linked your mind is to your digestive system. Unfortunately, this link can have uncomfortable consequences for those who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Los Angeles. When stress piles up from dealing with your condition or the other responsibilities of your daily life, the impact it has on your mind can also impact your gut, making the symptoms of ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease much worse. [Read more]

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