Items Tagged ‘digestive disease’

Elyse the entrepreneur

August 7, 2017

Elyse the entrepreneur

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I thought, while I’m here, if I’m not busy, I’ll go sell Girl Scout cookies,” says 10- year-old Elyse Pineda. Evelyn Pineda, mother of Elyse, adds, “She’s a regular gastrointestinal patient, so we’re in here a lot. She has an intestinal pseudo- obstruction, and we’re here this time because she has abdominal pain. UCLA is […]

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Tags: abdominal pain, digestive disease, featured, gastrointestinal patient, Girl Scout cookies, intestinal pseudo- obstruction, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, US News


5 tips for a healthy gut. They’re in your head’s best interest

June 29, 2016

5 tips for a healthy gut. They’re in your head’s best interest

By Mark Wheeler Mark Wheeler

  Pay attention to your stomach. A healthy stomach will make for a better brain. That’s because inside your gut — indeed, in and on your entire body — is what scientists call our microbiome—composed of fungus, bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It’s estimated that these organisms number around 100-trillion or so, but they’re not […]

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Tags: acupuncture, digestive disease, Dr. Kirsten Tillisch, gastrointestinal disorders, gut bacteria, gut function, healthy gut, hypnotherapy, IBS, intestinal problems, irritable bowel syndrome, microbes