People affected by digestive disorders often suffer through a long, uncomfortable journey before they are able to live in peace with their digestive system.
Digestive disorders will likely affect everyone at least some point in their lives, but up to 70 million people are affected on an ongoing basis.
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that depressive disorders affect at least one in every ten people in the United States each year.
The Centers for Disease Control estimate that more than one million Americans suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome.
Migraine headaches are linked to certain triggers. However, some individuals may be hypersensitive to certain commonly consumed foods that are not recognized as triggers, but to which they have developed antibodies.
Many therapies for migraine headaches involve pharmaceutical therapy. Other therapies involve avoidance of common triggers.