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The IBS Cookbook: Diet Tips for Irritable Bowel Sufferers

The IBS Cookbook: Diet Tips for Irritable Bowel Sufferers

The IBS Cookbook for Dummies is a publication by Dr. Carolyn Dean and Christine Wheeler, MA, providing a unique dietary guide for sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In the United States alone, there are around 35 million people living with IBS...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome: IBS for Dummies

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: IBS for Dummies

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition affecting the digestive system. People diagnosed with IBS usually have it for life and may experience a variety of symptoms, including constipation, diarrhea, bloating and cramps. These symptoms may last for anywhere from...
Treating High Cholesterol: Are Statins Safe?

Treating High Cholesterol: Are Statins Safe?

High cholesterol refers to higher than acceptable levels of what is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol in the body. LDL cholesterol – or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol – at too high a level has been linked to cardiovascular disease and a narrowing and hardening of the...
Dr. Carolyn Dean: The ‘Making Miserable People Happy’ Award

Dr. Carolyn Dean: The ‘Making Miserable People Happy’ Award

In 2012, Dr. Carolyn Dean was honored with an award from the Arrhythmia Alliance, celebrating her outstanding medical contribution to services for cardiac rhythm management. The awards event was organized by HRS, the Heart Rhythm Society, and held at the Heart Rhythm...
Exercise for Healthy Bones

Exercise for Healthy Bones

When we think of the physical health benefits of exercising, we usually think about toning muscles and losing excess weight. However, many forms of exercise have an additional health benefit, which is strengthening bones. Bones are made of living tissues and therefore...