A bacterium named Helicobacter pylori lives inside the stomach of many people and may cause ulcers and pain. The bacterium can resist the body's defence system.
The huge bacterial population that lives in our large intestine has important effects on our health. Many of the bacteria are helpful, but some are harmful.
Vomiting is the body's way of eliminating harmful substances that have been ingested, or it can be a reaction to an irritant in the stomach. In most cases, throwing up white foam in humans is not serious.
Although Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, there is one sure way to prevent this disease. Block the growth of colon polyps, the primary cause of colon cancer.
As a coffee lover, I was distressed when I found out that I had Acid Reflux and would need to cut out coffee. After research, I found a few ways that I could still drink coffee without the heartburn.
Polysorbate 80 is an emulsifier that is added to many foods. Evidence suggests that it may affect bacteria in the intestine and cause gut inflammation.
Casein curds in stool worries some people. Is it really something to be worried about? Or is it something that happens sometimes and there’s really nothing to it? Let’s take a closer look at casein, its sources and how the body reacts to it. Casein is one of milk’s major protein contents.
All you need to know about living with celiac disease. Discover the cause, symptoms, diagnosis process, possible complications, treatment, and how to help your body heal.
Poop that is covered in white stuff is not normal, but if it only happened once, you're likely okay. If it is reoccurring, it might indicate a serious condition that needs a doctor's attention.
Have you examined your stools / poo lately? Perhaps you should. This article explains what you might see in the toilet, and what it might mean.
Some colostomy patients feel concerned about engaging in water activities and wonder whether it’s possible to go swimming with a colostomy bag on. If it is, how should it be worn to avoid prying eyes from noticing? Find out what you need to do so you can continue to enjoy your favourite watersport.
Once you understand how the digestive system works, simply putting into practice these four steps to shrink the size of your stomach makes perfect sense. Three weeks later? You won't feel hungry all the time.
Autophagy helps cells create membranes that can remove the bad bits while keeping the good molecules to repair damaged cells. Find out how you can trigger autophagy with a water fast to lose weight and enjoy complete rejuvenation.
Laryngotracheal reflux, also known as extra-esophageal reflux, manifests as sinus and allergy symptoms, like stuffy nose, post-nasal drip, and cough. If typical sinus and allergy treatment is not working for you, maybe you could discuss reflux with your doctor as a possible diagnosis.
The term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two relatively common digestive disorders: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Learn about the risk factors for developing IBD.