These Commonly Used Pills May Triple Risk of Crohn’s Disease in Women

These Commonly Used Pills May Triple Risk of Crohn's Disease in Women

Crohn’s disease is an incurable, inflammatory disease affecting the lining of the digestive system. Genetics predispose a person towards Crohn’s disease, and genetic predisposition plus the use of birth control pills nearly triples the risk. Is Crohn’s disease caused by oral contraceptives? No, it is not, Dr. Hamed Khalili, a Harvard gastroenterologist, states firmly. It […]

6 Health Conditions that Affect Women More Than Men

6 Health Conditions that Affect Women More Than Men There are conditions and diseases that primarily affect women, and some that most people erroneously associate with them like eating disorders or breast cancer. In the same vein, there are a whole host of health problems that aren’t frequently associated with women, which means they will […]

Does Pooping Actually Affect Your Weight?

Does Pooping Actually Affect Your Weight? Almost everyone knows that they weigh less after a good poop. But how much does that effect overall or long-term body weight? Does pooping more often or simply more make you thinner or help you shed the pounds? Many people are looking for a definitive answer to these and […]