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Proton Pump Inhibitors and Dementia 

You probably don't have to worry that acid-reducing medicine is causing symptoms of mental decline; it's unlikely there’s a link between proton pump inhibitors and dementia.

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Low-Carb Diets Can Hurt Your Gut 

If you’re overweight, losing weight is definitely a good goal for your overall health. What you don’t eat, however, can affect your overall health, so try not to rule out whole food groups.

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What Is Viral Gastroenteritis? 

Viral gastroenteritis is a common illness that causes abdominal distress. Find out what viral gastroenteritis is, along with symptoms, treatment, and steps to prevent it.

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IBD Patients Need Help with Their Diet 

People with inflammatory bowel disease don’t get enough advice about foods that would help them. As many as half of such patients say they don’t have that talk with their doctors.

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Stomach Ulcer Symptoms 

Spicy foods and stress can aggravate the symptoms of a stomach ulcer. But the usual underlying cause is an infection that often clears up with antibiotics.

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What Is Crohn’s Disease? 

Crohn’s disease is a chronic condition that causes digestive tract inflammation. It produces abdominal symptoms and can result in other health problems, too.

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What Is Celiac Disease? 

Celiac disease is more than sensitivity to gluten. It’s a serious disorder that damages the small intestines and can block your body from absorbing nutrients.