Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

10 Soothing Foods For A Queasy Stomach

A queasy stomach is one way of describing a host of gastrointestinal symptoms from nausea, indigestion and bloating to cramps, flatulence and sometimes even diarrhoea. As a non-medical term, a queasy stomach may mean different things to different people but the underlying intention is to describe that “all is not >> Read More ...

10 Nausea Remedies, Foods And Drinks For Quick Relief

Nausea is a common symptom that is present in a wide range of conditions. It is a feeling of wanting to vomit or being ‘sick in the stomach’ as is commonly described. Most of us think that nausea is related to problems with digestive tract. While digestive conditions do account for vast majority of nausea >> Read More ...

Reasons For Frequent Eating With A Burning Stomach

A burning sensation in the stomach is not always hunger pangs. It can be a symptom of some stomach problem. Yet all too often these different signals are confused for one another. Gastrointestinal complaints that present with a burning stomach sensation or pain are common throughout the globe. In many of these conditions, >> Read More ...

5 Unusual Symptoms of Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common condition that affects the upper part of the gut. Most of us simply know it as acid reflux or by the main symptom – heartburn. But there is much more to the condition than just heartburn. Sometimes gastroesophageal reflux disease does not even present with >> Read More ...

Stomach Tests, Scopes And Scans For Gastric Problems

There are a number of stomach problems that have become widespread in modern society. Gastritis and stomach ulcers are two of the more frequently seen conditions. Stomach cancer is now one of the more common types of cancer. However, there are a host of other stomach problems that either affect the stomach function or >> Read More ...

7 Tips For Improving Bowel Habit

Not every person has the ideal bowel habit which is as regular as clockwork. It is inconvenient to have to pass stool at an unexpected time, experience loose watery stool or pass very hard stool infrequently. These are signs of poor bowel habit. It is important to first see a doctor to find out if these disturbances may be >> Read More ...

How To Ease Nighttime Heartburn Without Drugs

Heartburn is not always taken seriously. Most of us experience it at some point or the other but 1 in 10 Americans suffer with heartburn on a daily basis. Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart. Neither is heartburn a disease. It is actually a symptom of a disease known as GERD (gastroesophageal >> Read More ...

Foods and Drinks That Can Worsen Diarrhea

Diarrhea is one of those common symptoms that we all experience at some time or the other. Most of the time it is acute meaning that it lasts for only a short period of time before the bowel habit gradually returns to normal. No treatment is required in the majority of cases but supportive measures like adequate hydration >> Read More ...

Some Reasons for Gurgling Stomach and Bowel Sounds

A gurgling sound in the abdomen is not uncommon. It is a sign of activity within the stomach and bowels that occurs throughout the day. But a gurgling abdominal sounds can also be a sign of various bowel diseases and it is therefore difficult to say what can be considered normal or abnormal. Similarly, a lack of bowel >> Read More ...
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