Acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which acid in the stomach rises up into the esophagus. What follows are 11 foods to avoid if you have acid reflux.
Wondering what you can and can't eat if you have H. Pylori? Read on for a list of foods to avoid and foods you should make a point to eat.
Sure, you can get heartburn from a particularly spicy meal, or just by chowing down a bit too generously (Thanksgiving dinner, anyone?). But water?! Yep, even the stuff that's supposed to be good for you in almost all cases can trigger a bout of...
Campylobacter is a bacterium that causes a foodborne illness called campylobacteriosis. Symptoms may include vomiting, stomach cramps, and copious diarrhea.
A bacterium named Helicobacter pylori lives inside the stomach of many people and can cause ulcers and pain. The bacterium resists the body's defence system.
Gassy, bloated tummies and gas cramps are not fun, and cause a strange feeling of discomfort. Here are some of the causes of gassy and bloated stomach and ways you can prevent them.
If you are a swimmer and an ostomate, you may be unsure about swimming with a colostomy bag on. Can you really swim if you have an ostomy? The answer is yes!
Stomach flu symptoms cause a lot of people to be hospitalized each year. Here are the major symptoms you should keep an eye on.
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.
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.
Why do I experience stomachaches after I eat? Is there anything I can do to prevent or alleviate them? Learn the common causes of stomach discomfort after you eat a meal and how to prevent them!
Do you have ulcerative colitis or Crohn's and wonder what the likelihood is that your children will inherit it. This article will break down the causes of these inflammatory bowel diseases and the chances of passing them on to your kids.
Will Crohn's disease shorten your life, and what will life with Crohn's be like? If you want a straight answer, read on.
How can the common stomach flu affect your kidneys? Be warned of this unexpected outcome of a seemingly common disease!
There are many ways a doctor can help, but often, they do not have the knowledge to know what you should eat or not eat. Here are guidelines to help in the treatment of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's.
A ballooning stomach is an indication of chronic constipation, which means your colon needs cleansing. Since the colon breeds bacteria, many diseases can be prevented by cleaning it regularly.
Although Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, there is but one sure way to prevent this disease. Of the many precautionary measures, all one has to do is block the growth of colon polyps, the primary cause of colon cancer.
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.
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.