Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Campylobacter Diarrhea Infection Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

There is no way of knowing for sure just how many species of bacteria exist in the world but the number is believed to be anywhere between 10 million and 1 billion. Only a small portion of these affect humans. It can cause a range of diseases from a sore throat, to diarrheal illness, bladder infections, brain infections >> Read More ...

Abdomen Burning Pain Causes and Symptoms

Abdominal pain is a common symptom and often occurs for no clearly identifiable reason. In most instances the pain quickly subsides and we do not give it any further thought. Isolating the cause of abdominal pain can be difficult when there are no other symptoms to indicate which organ may be the problem. Burning in the >> Read More ...

Uncontrollable Diarrhea Causes, Diet, Remedies

Diarrhea by its very nature usually means uncontrolled bowel movements to some degree. However, there are instances where diarrhea can be considered severe to the point that even this drastically impaired bowel control appears to be totally lost. It leads to people soiling their clothing and surroundings before they can >> Read More ...

Stomach Dumping Syndrome Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Food that enters the stomach from the esophagus goes through both mechanical and chemical digestion. The strong stomach wall muscles crushes the food while the corrosive gastric acid and digestive enzymes breakdown the food further. Eventually small amounts of gastric chyme (broken down food mixed with gastric juices) >> Read More ...

Hemorrhoids, Piles (Bulging Veins In Rectum)

Piles, hemorrhoids or ‘rhoids’ as it is known colloquially is a common problem that is estimated to affect almost 5% of the Amercian population. Yet only about one-third of these hemorrhoid sufferers seek medical treatment. It is believed that by the age of 50 years, about 50% of adults will suffer with >> Read More ...
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