Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Fullness In Rectum (Sensation) – Causes and Other Symptoms

We are all able to identify the signal to pass stool. It usually starts at a low intensity and gradually increases until we have a bowel movement. This sensation then subsides afterwards. However, in some cases a person may not find relief after passing stool. There may still be an urging to have a bowel movement and the >> Read More ...

Torn Stomach – Types, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

The stomach is prone to a host of disturbances and diseases as is most parts of the gastrointestinal tract. One of the differences with the stomach lies the strong gastric acid and digestive enzymes which the stomach has to produce and contain. At times these substances may also prove harmful to the stomach itself and can >> Read More ...

Changes in Bowel Habit (Diarrhea and Constipation)

Bowel habit refers to the frequency of passing stool. It varies among individuals but is considered normal if it is not more than three times a day and not less than three times a week. There are many other characteristics of bowel habit, like the time and trigger events. Some people have to pass stool first thing in the >> Read More ...

Easy Bowel Movement Diet and Lifestyle Remedies

Having a bowel movement may not seem like a significant event to many people but for a person who is constipated it can be difficult and at times even excruciating. It is estimated that about 15% of the American population is constipated and for those with severe constipation, the search for means and methods to facilitate >> Read More ...

Diarrhea IBS (IBS-D) Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Diet

It is often self-diagnosed but irritable bowel syndrome presents with specific signs and symptoms and has to meet with certain criteria in order to be diagnosed. Most people think it is a condition associated with frequent bowel movements and diarrhea but there are different types of IBS and various other symptoms like >> Read More ...
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