Labs Blog UPDATE

Itchy Butt: Why You Squirm and What to Do About It

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Jul 12, 2017 12:51:27 PM

Itchy butt is more common than you think

Having an itchy butt is the nightmare scenario for dates, long car rides, sitting at work, going on runs, etc. Itchy butt is also something people very rarely share with anyone else. It’s embarrassing. It’s uncomfortable. It can be kind of funny. It has some very clear causes.

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What is a Food Allergy and Sensitivity Lab Test

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Nov 29, 2016 2:48:13 PM

What Is a Food Allergy and Sensitivity Lab Test

Proteins in the food you eat can trigger an autoimmune response in your body, resulting in an intolerance (uncomfortable) or allergy (potentially serious reaction). An autoimmune response means that your body “attacks” the protein with immunoglobulins (IgG) antibodies – Food Allergy and Sensitivity Lab Tests are designed to identify these IgG antibodies for varioius foods. 

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Bathroom Blowout: IBS Symptoms, Scenarios, Causes, and Treatments

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Nov 8, 2016 3:47:57 PM

Overview of IBS

Overview of IBS symptoms

Common IBS symptoms you won’t see on other websites

Common IBS symptoms you’ve probably already read

Non-GI symptoms of IBS

What Causes IBS?

How is IBS diagnosed?

Not-so-fun facts and figures

How I control IBS by being an IBS Warrior

The benefits of IBS

Daily journal log of someone struggling with IBS

Funny anecdotes: “You know you have IBS if…”

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