Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Signs of an Ulcer (Stomach and Duodenal Ulcers)

Stomach and duodenals ulcers (jointly known as peptic ulcers) are a common problem that affects about 4.5 million people in the United States. At any one time about 10% of Americans have symptoms of peptic ulcers. The rest may never know that these open sores are present in the stomach or first part of the small intestine >> Read More ...

Weak Digestion – Causes and Foods to Avoid

We all experience digestive problems at some point in life This is often due to overeating and indigestion which quickly passes after few hours or infection like the stomach flu which eases within  few days.  However, for some people digestion problems is a daily problem and can cause severe discomfort after eating. This >> Read More ...

How To Pass Stool (Best Positions for Bowel Movement)

Seat toilets are considered the norm in Western nations but it has now become apparent that the sitting position to pass stool may not be ideal. In contrast the squatting toilets predominantly seen in Eastern nations may offer an advantage for position of the lower parts of the bowels that allows for stool to pass out more >> Read More ...

Exercise for Bowel Movement (Constipation, Diarrhea) Tips, Video

Exercise is well known for its health benefits and this applies to most parts of the body. In some cases exercise may even be helpful in treating and managing certain conditions. Disorders with bowel movement are one of the examples where exercise can be beneficial. It appears to work both for sluggish or difficulty bowel >> Read More ...

List of Laxatives – Types, How It Works and Side Effects

Constipation is still one of the common bowel habit problems that affects people across the globe. Approximately 15% of Americans suffer with chronic constipation – this is is constipation that persists for several months. Acute constipation is usually short lived lasting a few days to weeks. Laxatives are the first >> Read More ...
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