1. Health
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Dr. Barbara Bolen

Updated Articles and Resources

By Dr. Barbara Bolen

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Film Review: Microwarriors: The Power of Probiotics - Special Edition Created: Saturday, November 02, 2013 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Here you will find a review of an excellent documentary on the role that bacteria and probiotics play in our health.
    • Book Review: The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet Created: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Read a review of the book "The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet" and learn how it is possible to address IBS symptoms through careful food selection and delicious recipes.
    • Book Review: The Low-FODMAP Diet Cookbook Created: Monday, August 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Read a review of the book "The Low-FODMAP Diet Cookbook" by Sue Shepherd, Ph.D. and find out how many delicious foods you can enjoy while on the diet.
    • Book Review: Gluten Freedom Created: Monday, August 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Read a review of the book "Gluten Freedom" by Alessio Fasano, M.D. to see if this comprehensive guide to celiac disease and gluten sensitivity is right for you.
    • Before You Go Gluten Free Created: Saturday, July 13, 2013 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Many people have found relief of digestive and other symptoms by following a gluten-free diet. Learn what you absolutely must do before giving up gluten.
    • Celiac Disease Created: Monday, November 05, 2007 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Here you will find a brief definition of celiac disease (celiac sprue) , with links for more in-depth coverage of the subject.
    • Red Flag Digestive Symptoms Created: Friday, May 02, 2008 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Here you will find a list of serious digestive symptoms that should be reported to your doctor immediately.
    • Why Your Period Makes Your IBS Worse Created: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      You are not imagining things -- there is a relationship between IBS and your period. Learn about the effect that menstruation has on IBS symptoms.
    • Top Tips for Bloating Relief Created: Tuesday, June 04, 2013 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Feeling bloated? Learn what you can do to ease your symptoms so that you can feel comfortable in your body and in your clothes.
    • Top Ten Tips for IBS Relief Created: Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Sometimes IBS relief seems like it cannot come fast enough. Here you will find a list of the most helpful strategies for finding fast relief.
    • What to Do if You Have Bathroom Accidents Created: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Having a bathroom accident can be humiliating. Learn what you can do to deal with and try to prevent such accidents from happening.
    • What to Do for Loose Stools from IBS Created: Monday, August 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Here you will find some practical do's and don'ts for helping to firm up those disturbing loose stools from IBS.
    • Causes of Loose Stool Created: Monday, August 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Are you experiencing loose stools? You may be worried that something is seriously wrong with your health. Learn about some of the common causes of loose stools to help set your mind at ease.
    • IBS and Allergies Created: Wednesday, December 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Do you wonder if your IBS and your allergies are related? Learn about research into "atopic IBS" to find out if there is a connection.
    • What To Do About Hard Stools Created: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014
      Having hard stools may make you worry that something is wrong with you. Learn what might be causing your hard stools and what you can do about it.
    • IBS Website: IBS Help Online Created: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
      Learn about a helpful IBS website: "IBS Help Online".
    • 10 Facts About Your Colon Created: Tuesday, January 01, 2013 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Get acquainted with your colon by learning some basic facts about what it looks like and how it functions.
    • Ten Things to Stop Doing When You Have IBS Created: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014
      Having IBS can turn a person's life upside down. Learn about some common mistakes that people make when trying to deal with IBS and find out how to best deal with the disorder to find symptom reli...
    • Does IBS Affect Pregnancy? Created: Monday, March 15, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Depending on the person, pregnancy can help or hurt IBS symptoms. Learn what to expect from your IBS when you are expecting.
    • 10 Facts About Your Digestive System Created: Monday, February 11, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Here you will find some fun and interesting facts about your digestive system. Knowing how your GI system is supposed to work is your first step in establishing good digestive health.
    • How to Exercise with IBS Created: Thursday, November 08, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      IBS symptoms can really interfere with your ability to exercise. Here you will learn some tips for exercising safely with IBS.
    • IBS and Food Allergies Created: Friday, October 03, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Is your IBS a food allergy? Learn how to figure out if a food allergy is causing your symptoms.
    • Self-Care Treatment of IBS-D Created: Tuesday, August 02, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Do you suffer from IBS-D? Here you will learn some common sense self-care skills to help you better manage your symptoms.
    • The SIBO Theory for IBS Created: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Is SIBO the reason behind your IBS symptoms? Learn what SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth) is and why researchers think it's playing a role in IBS.
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) for IBS Created: Thursday, February 10, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      If your IBS is preventing you from going to work, you might be eligible for unpaid leave and job protection under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
    • Strategies for Navigating Through the ER with IBS Created: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Sadly, some IBS patients are treated badly in the emergency room. However, if you are experiencing severe symptoms, you may need the immediate care offered by an ER. Here you will find some strategies to use to try to optimize the care that you receive by emergency personnel.
    • Picture Your Digestive System Created: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Learn why it is important to be able to picture the workings of your digestive system.
    • IBS and Gluten Sensitivity Created: Tuesday, March 06, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Some people think that a gluten-free diet will help IBS. Learn about the relationship between IBS and gluten so as to make an informed decision for yourself.
    • Can You Have IBS Without Pain? Created: Friday, February 24, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Have you been told that you have IBS, but you don't experience pain? Here you can get some answers as to why this might be and whether or not you have received the correct diagnosis.
    • Why You Should Be Eating Fermented Foods Created: Monday, December 16, 2013 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Don't think that fermented foods are too exotic! Find out what are the best types of fermented foods and why you should be adding them to your daily diet.
    • Guided Imagery for IBS Pain Relief Created: Thursday, October 28, 2010 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      If you are seeking IBS pain relief, you may want to try guided imagery. Here you will find step-by-step instructions and practical examples of images you can use to lessen IBS pain.
    • Five Super Healthy Foods That Won't Give You Gas Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Improve your diet with these super-nutritious foods without worrying that they will make you gassy.

    ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.