You Won’t Believe How This Works: Fecal Transplant

By Bret Lashner, MD Just the thought of a fecal transplant – of transplanting fecal matter from one person into another – may make a lot of people think, “ick.” It’s an uncomfortable idea. But consider that a fecal microbiota transplant can help people with stubborn, unhealthy gut flora. These are people struggling with recurring … Read More

Tummy Pain or IBS: Know the Difference

It can be difficult to know the difference between a regular stomach ache and something you should talk about with your  doctor. Repeated stomach issues could be a symptom of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Read this brief Q&A to learn more. Q: I’m having digestive issues. Could it be irritable bowel syndrome? A: Irritable bowel … Read More