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CNN's Vital Signs blog reports, "A vibrating capsule may provide relief for those who suffer from chronic constipation, according to a small study presented at Digestive Disease Week." Study participants suffering from "chronic idiopathic constipation or constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome...
"It is never to late to increase your consumption of dietary fiber," The New York Times' Well blog suggests based on a study in BMJ. Researchers looked at the consumption of dietary fiber of 4,098 people after they had a heart attack. After adjusting for age, medication use, smoking and other factors,...

Part 1: Meike Uhler, MD, on Endometriosis Symptoms

Endometriosis: The Painful Condition Your Patients Don’t Know They Have

Meike Uhler, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fertility Centers of Illinois, delves into endometriosis, a condition in which endometrium is found outside of the uterus. The 3 most common symptoms of endometriosis are: 1) Very Painful Menstrual Cycles 2) Pain During Sexual Intercourse 3) Pain During...