Diarrhea as a symptom of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Diarrhea. You know if you have THIS digestive condition. People who suffer from diarrhea experience loose, watery stools more frequently than normal and often experience a sense of urgency to go. Generally, there are two types of diarrhea, acute and chronic. Acute diarrhea lasts a short time, about three to 5 days. Chronic diarrhea is usually related to other digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease and may last for as long as you have the illness. Most recently, diarrhea has been added as a symptom of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Understanding the FODMAP Diet
FODMAPs are a group of small carbohydrate (sugar) molecules found in everyday foods. Carbohydrates are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and provide an important source of energy for the body. FODMAP carbohydrates that may be poorly absorbed in the small intestine of some people. In this handy printable resource, CDHF covers the basics of the FODMAP diet.
CDHF Talks: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Barrett’s Esophagus with Dr. Jeff Mosko and Dr. Gail Darling
In this series of videos, Dr. Jeff Mosko and Dr. Gail Darling go over all things GERD, its relationship to Barrett’s esophagus, the benefits of getting screened early, what are some of the treatment options, and advocating for your own health! Watch the full version or skip to each section to find the answers you are looking for.
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