Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

5 Signs of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) D, C, Flareup

With irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affecting an estimated 1 in 5 Americans, it is important to understand the signs of this condition. IBS does not progress to more serious conditions like colorectal cancer. Apart from occasional flareups, the condition may not always present with severe symptoms that requires medical >> Read More ...

Food Intolerance Definition, Symptoms, Diet, Treatment

Although foods are important for sustaining life, sometimes it can be a problem and trigger a reaction. This may occur for different reasons and with various conditions. It can occur almost immediately after consuming the food or within minutes or even hours thereafter. Food intolerances are one type of reaction to eating >> Read More ...

7 Signs of GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common upper digestive conditions which affects as many as 4 out of 10 Americans. This only accounts for people withs symptomatic GERD and the condition may be much more prevalent when silent reflux is taken into consideration. For about 10% of these people, GERD >> Read More ...

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 ...
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