Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

How to Rehydrate for Diarrhea and Vomiting Fluid Loss

Ask a Doctor Online Now! Dehydration is a serious complication of fluid loss associated with vomiting and/or diarrhea. In fact dehydration can lead to death. It is one of the main complications associated with vomiting and diarrhea and one of the primary reasons for fatal outcomes with these conditions, particularly in >> Read More ...

Tips for Preventing Stomach Flu This Season

As the cooler months of the year approach, the stomach flu season starts up in the United States. It starts as early as October and ends around April each year, usually peaking in January. The stomach flu is an acute viral infection marked by profuse diarrhea, sometimes vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and a fever. The >> Read More ...

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 ...
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