• How Chewing Gum Can Affect Your GI Tract
    If you ever chewed gum as a kid then you probably remember an adult telling you not to swallow that gum or else it would get stuck in your intestines. Read more
  • Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance and Celiac Disease
    Tummy troubles? When some people are diagnosed with celiac disease, they also discover that they are lactose intolerant and have difficulty digesting milk and dairy products. Read on to learn Read more
  • Signs of Lactose Intolerance
    Sometimes nothing sounds better than a generous helping of ice cream. Of course, if you are lactose intolerant this may sound like a one-way ticket to gastrointestinal distress. Lactose intolerance Read more
  • What Fiber Can Do for You
    Everyone knows that it’s important to have enough fiber in your diet, but not as many people understand why and how it can benefit your health; fortunately, there are many Read more
  • Treating GERD
    Whenever you eat spicy foods do you know that you’ll be suffering for it shortly after? Do you find that heartburn keeps you up at night or makes it impossible Read more
  • Causes and Treatments for Crohn's Disease
    Crohn's disease can cause chronic pain and inflammation in your gastrointestinal tract. Although the inflammatory bowel disease can't be cured, treatments and lifestyle changes can help you avoid flare-ups. Inflammation can cause Read more
  • What's Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
    Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a condition affecting the large intestine or colon. It is associated with a variety of symptoms, including abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. The exact cause Read more
  • When's a Right Time to Get a Colonoscopy
    What your gastroenterologist wants you to know The right time to get a colonoscopy is if you are over 50 years old, or if you have a family history of colon Read more
  • The Cause of Constipation and Diarrhea
    People in commercials love to talk about diarrhea and constipation, but in real life, the subjects are rarely discussed, even though they affect us all. Understanding what causes the conditions Read more
  • Monitoring Your Moles
    Although moles are usually harmless, in some cases they can become cancerous, causing melanoma. For this reason, it is important to regularly examine your skin for any moles that change in Read more
  • Carcinoid Tumors
    Cancerous carcinoid tumors form in the lining of your gastrointestinal tract and can be caused by certain digestive conditions. The rare tumors are often treated with surgery and medications. What are Read more
  • How to Deal With Ulcerative Colitis
    Ulcerative colitis, a type of inflammatory bowel disease, causes painful open sores in your large intestine and rectum. The disease can affect both children and adults. Although there is currently Read more
  • Diverticulitis: What Is it and How to Deal With it
    Diverticulitis is a condition in which small pouches or sacs called diverticula form in the large intestine, or colon, and become inflamed. When the sacs are inflamed, they can bulge Read more
  • Treatment for Hemorrhoids
    Many people develop hemorrhoids at some point, particularly between the ages of 45-65. Hemorrhoids are typically associated with pain, discomfort, itching and irritation around the anus. They can also result Read more
  • Acute Pancreatitis
    Acute pancreatitis strikes suddenly, causing severe pain and vomiting. More than 300,000 people are admitted to U.S. hospitals every year due to acute pancreatitis, according to The National Pancreas Foundation. What Read more

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