It tends to be taken for granted that all of our vitamins have been discovered, and yet the entire notion of vitamins is a relatively recent phenomenon. Perhaps because diets were once held relatively constant over generations by their tradition of proven effectiveness, and were comprised of foods much less processed and tampered-with than many of today’s, it seemed that all you had to do was eat the very same foods that kept your parents alive and healthy enough to produce you, and everything would be fine.
As we move into autumn, seasonal allergies will once more rear their ugly head. While the seasonal pattern of allergic rhinitis is well-known, autumn can also be a time of aggravation for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Interestingly, IBS is reportedly more commonly in patients with allergic symptoms