A treatment plan that works for you is essential when it comes to managing ulcerative colitis (UC) symptoms and the inflammationthat can cause them. However, diet and exercise are also important. A diet that includes variety, so you get enough calories and nutrition, is vital. Getting regular exercise can also benefit your body. Talk to your healthcare team to help you plan your diet and tailor activities to you.
by Sarah Elizabeth Adler, AARP
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By MELISSA MATTHEWS
With the abundance of speciality foods available, like gluten-free, nut-free, or dairy-free products, it seems that almost everyone is allergic to something. But a new study says that most people probably aren't, but incorrectly believe they have food allergies.
By Lauren Wicks
‘Tis the season for the flu, the common cold, and many other illnesses. While both the common cold and the flu often begin with similar symptoms— aches and pains, fatigue, or congestion— it’s important to know how to differentiate between the two.