Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Is Inflammatory Bowel Disease Dangerous? IBD Complications

Inflammatory bowel disease is a serious gastrointestinal condition. It mainly affects the large intestine and specifically the colon but can also involve any other part of the gut, from the mouth to the rectum. Apart from the debilitating symptoms of IBD, especially during flareups, this disease can also progress to >> Read More ...

Elderly Diarrhea – Causes, Dangers, Treatment in Seniors

Diarrhea can affect any person from any age. It is one of the common ailments that we all suffer with from infancy until the senior years. Many of the causes of diarrhea across all ages are usually similar. However, there may be certain reasons why diarrhea is more likely to occur in a specific age group. Some of these >> Read More ...

6 Signs of Gastroparesis and Diet (Foods to Eat and Avoid)

The human stomch carefully regulates the outflow of food that it partially digests. This food is pushed out into the small intestine for digestion to be completed. However, food and fluids do not just flow through the stomach. It is slowly released anywhere between 45 minutes to 3 hours and sometimes even longer after >> Read More ...

Empty Stomach Feeling – Causes and Other Symptoms

The stomach is constantly emptying after meals to slowly release partially digested food into the small intestine. This is a normal part of digestion. When the stomach is empty for long periods and if the blood glucose levels are low, we feel this emptiness as the sensation of hunger. However, sometimes this empty stomach >> Read More ...
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