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  1. photo What the Eff is a Low FODMAP Diet? Should You Try It?What the Eff is a Low FODMAP Diet? Should You Try It?Article
    gastrointestinal disorders, including IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Some are going so far as to call a low FODMAP diet the “new gluten-free diet” – and NPR suggests that many people who think they are sensitiveRead more
  2. photo Herbal Relief for Holiday Stress & FatigueHerbal Relief for Holiday Stress & FatigueArticle
    If only the holiday season truly was all sugar plum fairies, turtle doves and Barney’s iconic window displays. Keep dreaming! Unless Santa’s little helper is bringing you a prescription for XanaxRead more
  3. photo Diabetes, GERD and Overeating UpdatesDiabetes, GERD and Overeating UpdatesArticle
    symptoms”. (4,5) Mechanisms By Which Coffee Influences Blood Sugar Levels and More Source: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2009, 1:6 (link) In November 2009 I wrote a column entitled, The ForgottenRead more

Plummer–Vinson syndrome


Plummer–Vinson syndrome (PVS), also called Paterson–Brown–Kelly syndrome or sideropenic dysphagia, is a rare disease characterized by difficulty in swallowing, iron deficiency anemia, and esophageal webs. Treatment with iron supplementation and mechanical widening of the esophagus generally provides an excellent outcome.Nowadays, this syndrome has become extremely rare. It generally occurs in...More