In theory, probiotics can help restore or maintain healthy digestion and also boost immune function. There is no conclusive research data at this time that proves the effectiveness of probiotics. However, we are optimistic about probiotics and watching the research closely.
Over 2 million people in the U.S. have celiac disease and it is estimated that 80% of these people have not been diagnosed. This is alarming because of the long-term health consequences of untreated celiac disease.
Colon and rectal (colorectal) cancers are the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. With proper screening, colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable diseases. Click here to learn how a screening colonoscopy can prevent cancer.
Schedule Your ColonoscopyColon cancer incidence rates have dropped 30% in the U.S. in the last 10 years among adults 50 and older due to the widespread uptake of colonoscopy.
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