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What Causes Celiac Disease?

By |2016-11-03T08:24:59-07:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that triggers the immune system whenever gluten is ingested. The immune system then attacks the small intestine, destroying the intestinal lining and causing health issues over time. In a healthy gut, the small intestine is lined with villi, microscopic hairs that resemble shag carpeting. [...]

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Eat This, Not That: Foods to Maintain Kidney Health

By |2016-11-03T08:27:21-07:00March 13th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

World Kidney Day is March 12, 2015, and as part of our spreading the message of “Kidney Health For All,” we are turning our focus to foods that promote kidney health. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs located at the back of the abdominal cavity. They provide the important function [...]

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Kidney Health For All On World Kidney Day

By |2016-11-03T08:27:23-07:00March 11th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The second Thursday in March is designated as World Kidney Day, and this year it falls on March 12th. World Kidney Day was developed to raise awareness of the important role kidneys play in our overall health and to spread awareness on chronic kidney disease and treatment. This year’s theme [...]

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Out Of The Dark: Top 10 Websites For Gut Health

By |2016-11-03T08:27:28-07:00March 9th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) doesn’t generally come up in polite conversation, yet an estimated 1.4 million people in the U.S. have it. IBD is a broad category of inflammatory diseases of the bowel that are most often categorized as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Caucasian people in developed countries are [...]

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The Pain Of Eating Disorders

By |2016-11-03T08:27:43-07:00February 25th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

February 22-28 is National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDA) week. This year’s focus is on dispelling myths and raising awareness of the signs of eating disorders. Not all eating disorders develop the same way for everyone, and NEDA is working to educate everyone on the importance of prevention and early intervention. [...]

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