Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Know the Signs and Symptoms

Please contact a physician if you exhibit the symptoms of COVID-19 or want to be tested for the coronavirus. We at Premier Medical Group offer resources to help you during this trying time. Let’s go back, for a moment, to the mid-80s. Vicks had a commercial featuring soap-opera actor Peter Bergman of All My Children....
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The Pros and Cons of Exercise When You Have a Gastrointestinal Condition

Most people can benefit from moving their body Whatever your age, there is a proven benefit to taking regular exercise. It’s not just athletes who need to build physical activity, everyone should keep their bodies working in order to: Stimulate the body’s natural processes to repair and maintain it and keep it healthy Maintain bones,...
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Understanding IBS and Knowing When to Get Help

IBS and IBD – What’s the difference between? We hear a lot about IBS and sometimes about IBD, so some people wonder, are these just different names for the same disorder?  While both affect the digestive tract, the answer is no and it helps to understand the differences: IBS is irritable bowel syndrome It is...
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Coping with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Yes’s and No’s of Gut Healthy Living

IBS currently affects one in seven Americans and without a known cause or cure, managing IBS can be very difficult. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to treating symptoms but we believe that with the right information, individuals can manage their IBS and are able to lead a normal life.   If you or a...
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Female Reproduction

When well controlled, the disease need not interfere with sexuality, pregnancy or childbirth. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic illness that, along with its gastrointestinal challenges, frequently complicates sexuality and sexual function. Women with the disease have added concerns about fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding. Dr. Sunil K. Khurana, CEO of Premier Medical Group and...
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Easing the Symptoms of IBS and IBD

You’ll need to work with your doctor to find the best combination of medicine, diet, counseling, and support to keep flare-ups down and quality of life way up. Though their initials are close, their symptoms may initially seem similar, and they’re both chronic conditions, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) are distinctly...
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