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  1. Nelson Vergel

    Gut Inflammation and Bloating: Culprit Foods

    "This team evaluated 14 studies, published from 2009 to 2017, showing a yin-yang combination of both pro- and anti-inflammatory effects triggered by different food items. Among naturally occurring items, sugar, fat, sodium caprate, gluten, wheat, pectin, fermentable fiber, alcohol, and salt were...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Does testosterone protect from irritable bowel syndrome?

    Am J Gastroenterol. 2000 Sep;95(9):2296-300. Do male sex hormones protect from irritable bowel syndrome? Houghton LA1, Jackson NA, Whorwell PJ, Morris J. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is more common in women and it is frequently assumed that being female may predispose to...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome Is Associated With Erectile Dysfunction

    According to the Rome III diagnostic criterion, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is defined as recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort at least 3 days per month in the last 3 months associated with at least two syndromes of improvement with defecation, onset with change in frequency or form of...
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    When Gluten Sensitivity Isn’t Celiac Disease

    "...a growing body of research indicates that many may be suffering a real condition called non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or NCGS.It is not celiac disease, a far less common autoimmune condition that can destroy the small intestine. Indeed, no one has conclusively identified a physical...
  5. Nelson Vergel

    Report: Reviews of probiotic studies shows evidence

    A new and excellent reference guide, written by a team of researchers who reviewed all studies done using probiotics, confirms the positive role of some specific probiotics in the prevention of diarrhea which result from antibiotic treatment, as well as in the reduction of the overall symptom...
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