Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle

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Ibd Sufferers: You Can End the Struggle

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis eight years ago, and I was told that I would likely struggle with flare-ups for the rest of my life. I heard stories of other sufferers who had to eventually have their colons removed, and I became determined to not become part of this statistic. I was prescribed a daily medication that helps manage my condition, and although I don't like taking pills, I realize I need it to keep my colon healthy. I still experienced flares, so I began an elimination diet recommended by my doctor and found my "trigger" foods. I have now been flare-free for two years! I created this blog to help remind others with IBD that there is hope. You can end the constant struggle if you work with your doctor to try different methods of controlling your disease.

The Checklist For All Lab Info Management Systems: Does Yours Contain Everything It Needs?

Laboratory research is key for finding information that supports a claim, or will support a claim, that a company wants to make about a product it produces. Research is also important for the development of many products. Regardless of the purpose of your company's lab and research, it cannot conduct itself as a fully working department if it does not include laboratory information management systems. These systems manage the day-to-day tests, samples, data, results, and workflow of the lab. Read More 

3 Things To Do Before Selling Used Medical Equipment

If you're involved in the medical industry, then selling used medical equipment might be something that you will find yourself doing from time to time. You might be hoping to sell unwanted equipment to help make money to make improvements to your business or just to get the old equipment out of the way. Before you sell used medical equipment, you'll probably need to follow these three steps. 1. Make Arrangements for Replacement Equipment Read More 

Four Clinical Ways To Boost Your Mood Without Antidepressants

As many as one in five American adults deals with depression each year, whether short-term or situational depression or long-term, chronic depression. But for some, taking prescription antidepressants can be risky, resulting in mental and physical side effects that may seem far worse than the mild depression that prompted the prescription. In these situations, it can often be better to start with natural and over-the-counter remedies, resorting to prescription medication only if these methods aren't effective. Read More 

Trouble Falling Asleep? Try Each Of These Things

Some of the most common complaints family medicine doctors hear are related to their patients' inability to get a good nights' sleep. Since not getting high-quality sleep each night greatly affects your ability to work and function during the day, not sleeping really drags you down and affects your mental and physical performance abilities. If you struggle to fall asleep more nights than you would like, then try each of these things: Read More 

3 Benefits Of Cannabis For Your Mental Health

The war against drugs in the United States has been shifting focus for some time. States are slowly legalizing marijuana while the federal government looks away, far more concerned with the explosive opioid and heroin epidemic. The faces of Americans who use marijuana reflect its growing shift from illicit drug to a plant with incredible medicinal benefits. One area marijuana can assist most is in the area of mental health. Here's a look at three reasons to visit your local cannabis dispensary. Read More