5 signs you might have IBS — and when to see a GI provider

Did you know that roughly 10% to 15% of adults in the United States have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Yet only about half know it. Unfortunately, ongoing IBS symptoms can significantly impact a person’s quality of life — causing them to miss out on opportunities, including social events, work, and more.  There are common signs

Feeling backed up? Try these 5 constipation remedies

The occasional episode of constipation or irregularity is uncomfortable and disruptive, but chronic constipation is a common GI disorder that can be debilitating. There are many quick fix remedies available over-the-counter, such as laxatives and supplements, but these are not always well-tolerated, and can wreak havoc on an otherwise healthy gut.  Fortunately, an integrated GI

Rest easy: 5 tips to reduce GERD symptoms at night

The pain and discomfort of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, often occurs at night, and can even wake you up from a sound sleep, coughing and feeling uncomfortable. This can create a vicious cycle — as poor sleep has been linked to an increase in GI symptoms. Fortunately, there are several things you can do

Regaining Control: Justin’s IBD story

Justin, who has lived with Crohn’s disease since 2004, shares how Oshi Health’s integrated approach calmed his gut and helped him regain an active lifestyle. Background I was a very active child. When I graduated High School, I joined the US Army with an Air Assault Infantry unit. After my initial enlistment, I had plans

3 exercises for IBS symptom relief

While it might be tempting to curl up on the couch when your digestive issues are flaring, studies show that low-to-moderate intensity exercise may actually help reduce irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms and improve overall well-being.1 Exercise can also lead to better sleep patterns and reduce stress — two things that are closely related to

3 mindfulness tips to keep your gut calm during the holiday season

The end of the year brings festive cheer — but also a hustle and bustle that can raise stress levels, and GI symptoms. Between family gatherings, celebrations, vacations, school breaks and more, you can practice mindfulness-based skills and other tools to activate your body’s “rest and digest” state. Even just finding a few minutes a

Navigate holiday eating with confidence

The holidays are a time when many of us catch up with family and friends — often over drinks or a festive meal. It can feel hard to navigate the holiday table if you’re living with a GI condition, but a little advance planning can help you enjoy your gatherings and avoid digestive discomfort. Here

4 reasons why you should work with a GI Behavioral Health provider

Have you ever felt a “pit in your stomach” when receiving unexpected news or experienced “butterflies” before a work presentation? If so, you’re feeling the impact of the gut-brain connection. You might not know it, but your brain and your gut are in constant communication with each other – and scientists are beginning to understand

Did you know your gut has a GPS?

If you’ve ever “trusted your gut,” then you may be on to something. Our minds and our guts are directly connected – a link that evolved from ancient times, when humans needed gut instinct to track and locate food without getting into danger. Scientists continue to learn more about the gut-brain connection, including how the

Top 10 reasons why I love Oshi Health

Guest post by Brenda, Florida After 15 years of suffering from debilitating digestive symptoms – and visits to nearly 20 doctors, resulting in tens of thousands of dollars spent – I had started to lose hope that I’d ever feel better. Then, I decided to try Oshi Health, and I’m so glad I did because

7 common questions about IBS, answered

IBS is the most common disorder diagnosed by GI doctors. Yet, despite affecting so many, the condition is still widely misunderstood.

5 tips for having conversations about your digestive condition

Telling your loved ones about your GI condition doesn't have to be hard. Here are 5 tips to help the conversation go smoothly.

5 ways a registered dietitian can support your digestive health

See how a GI Registered Dietitian can make a difference in your digestive care journey, even if you've worked with a dietitian in the past.

5 tips for traveling with digestive issues

Travel can feel difficult with a chronic GI condition, so we put together five tips to help you manage your symptoms and enjoy your trip. 

Dining out with IBD? 10 tips for a stress-free experience

Dining out with friends when you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be challenging, but these 10 tips may help you manage better.

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