Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

Delayed Bowel Movement – Causes of Delays in Passing Stools

Bowel movements are not always coordinated according to a specific time slot on a regular basis. With proper bowel training, some people will experience the urge to have a bowel movement at approximately the same time daily. For others a bowel movement may come at any time in the day or within a few days of the last stool. >> Read More ...

Vomiting Dangers, Complications and How To Prevent It

Vomiting is the body’s natural mechanism for getting rid of harmful substances and irritants in the upper gut (esophagus, stomach and upper part of the small intestine). It can even be a life-saving mechanism when a person consumes poisonous substances that could result in death. However, vomiting can sometimes be >> Read More ...

Signs of Colon Polyps and Prevention of Large Intestine Polyps

Abnormal growths can occur anywhere in or on the body. Most of these growths are benign (non-cancerous) but sometimes these growths can be malignant (cancerous). The latter is always a concern due to the nature of cancerous tumors. Polyps in the colon are one type of abnormal growth that protrudes from the inner wall of >> Read More ...
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