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Managing Your IBS During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Managing Your IBS During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you suffer from IBS, keep on reading. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you might notice that your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms may be more bothersome than normal. Understanding the link between food triggers, stress and your symptoms may be the key to managing symptoms from home. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about...

Heartburn Drug Trials for COVID-19: A New Treatment?
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Heartburn Drug Trials for COVID-19: A New Treatment?

With news for a treatment for the novel coronavirus always circulating, there’s no shortage of possibilities. The rapidly growing list of treatments for COVID-19 includes an unlikely candidate: famotidine, the active compound in the over-the-counter heartburn drug called Pepcid. Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who received famotidine were twice as likely to survive the virus, according to...

The Link Between Diarrhea and COVID-19
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The Link Between Diarrhea and COVID-19

There’s a whirlwind of information on COVID-19 out there on the internet, and you’ve likely heard the most common symptoms by now: dry cough, fever, shortness of breath. But now, researchers are warning that another less-common symptom may be more prominent than doctors once thought: diarrhea. Along with other gastrointestinal issues, there are an increasing...

Obesity: The Common Denominator in Many COVID-19 Cases
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Obesity: The Common Denominator in Many COVID-19 Cases

Every day, it seems that something new is discovered about the novel COVID-19: whether it’s new cases, medical developments or a change in laws.  Research has unearthed the possibility that elderly and obese people are more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19. With the United States containing some of the most obese people in the...