Sick to Our Stomachs

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Americans are experiencing a digestion crisis, and doctors call it irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Doctors use this term to encompass a variety of gastrointestinal ailments like constipation, bloating and diarrhoea. Recent research shows that cognitive and mental issues might have a direct impact on a person’s digestive tract, and researchers have linked conditions including eating disorders, anxiety and depression in different studies related to IBS. IBS is also associated with environmental exposure to pollution and chemicals, which in turn can significantly contribute to high stress. Read full article here

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