Your digestive system is a well-oiled machine, but with so many moving parts, it’s prone to disruption. Autoimmune disorders like crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome can wreak havoc on your body, and your happiness. Other disorders, like long-term acid reflux can heighten your risk for certain cancers. And drugs for myriad conditions pass through your esophagus, stomach, intestines and colon, often stimulating nausea or diarrhea. 

MedShadow’s coverage focuses on what to do when drugs and supplements lead to digestive side effects and how to live more comfortably, with only those medications you truly need.

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Treating Crohn’s Disease: A Balancing Act

Crohn’s disease is a notoriously difficult autoimmune condition to treat. For that reason, the search is always on for fresh possibilities and new combinations of treatments. 

Food as Medicine: Celiac Disease

Sufferers of celiac disease know all too well the common symptoms of severe nausea, diarrhea, gas, bloating and fatigue that accompany the illness. They also know that adopting —...

Are GERD Drugs Worth the Risks?

Why take a GERD drug when you can change your diet? While this may seem inconvenient, the long term benefits can make it worthwhile.