5 Things to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month is April! SIU Medicine has a team of experienced providers helping men, women and children of all ages manage this disease and maintain the highest quality of living possible.  

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Endometriosis: What It Is & Why It’s So Difficult to Diagnose & Treat

Many women regularly experience or have experienced menstrual pain before. For some women, despite continuously seeking answers to explain this pain, their physician may not be able to easily determine the cause. 

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4 Research-Based Tips to Prevent Ear Infections

An ear infection can be extremely debilitating. Of course, most people associate this condition with young children—perhaps for good reason. Amazingly, 5 out of 6 children will have at least one ear infection by the time they turn 3 years old! But older children and adults can get ear infections too, and if left untreated, these can lead to long-term consequences including pain and hearing loss.

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5 Tips to Minimize Springtime Allergies—Before The Spring Season Even Arrives

For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, changing of seasons causes a lot of headache. Runny noses, watery and itchy eyes, sneezing and congestion are common for people allergic to pollen, mold, ragweed and other springtime allergens.

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National Nutrition Month: Reduce Inflammation With an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The foods you choose to eat have a significant impact on your overall well being. Eating the right foods can help you maintain an ideal weight, as well as reverse, manage, or prevent diseases and illnesses, and even live longer! 

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10 Ways to Give Your Heart Some Love This Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills more Americans than any other medical condition. In 2016, more people died from heart disease than from accidents, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia combined.

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Battling Hoarseness or Acid Reflux?

Do you know someone that continually sounds like they have a frog in their throat? If so, they may have chronic hoarseness caused by acid reflux.

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