Digestive Health

What should you know about your digestive health? Read up on foods that help digestion, diseases and conditions and more.

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Acid Reflux vs Heartburn vs Gerd: What’s the Difference?

Is that burning sensation in your chest reflux or heartburn—or could it be GERD? The terms may seem to be...

3 Summer Foods That Relieve Belly Bloat—and 6 You Should Steer Clear Of

You're at a pool party: Which snacks will blow your belly up? Which choices will keep your tummy trim? Navigate...

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9 Medicine-Free Stomach Ache Remedies You Never Knew

Whether you're gassy, constipated, nauseous, or have indigestion, try these natural remedies to make an upset stomach feel better without...

10 Foods That Will Make Your IBS Worse

Avoiding these foods will help to ease the pain and discomfort associated with irritable bowel syndrome.

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12 Foods That Can Make Heartburn Worse

Modify your diet and prevent heartburn by avoiding or limiting the most common food triggers, including coffee and avocado.

7 Mind-Blowing Facts You Never Knew About Hiccups

Hiccups may be super annoying, but the science behind them is super interesting.

8 Home Remedies for GERD and Heartburn Your Stomach Will Thank You For

Combat your acid reflux and GERD the natural way with these remedies to soothe your stomach.

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9 Weird Pooping Habits, Explained By Science

We asked doctors for the inside scoop about poop so we could answer all your most important bowel movement questions.

11 Health Secrets Your Butt Wants You to Know

Your rear has a lot to say about your health, from how good your diet is to how easily you...

7 Silent Signs You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome

You don't have to feel lousy all the time or suffer stomach upset after every meal. Leaky gut syndrome may...

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7 Subtle Signs You May Have a Hernia

This condition, where tissue protrudes through a weakening in your muscle lining, can be incredibly painful. But identifying the symptoms...

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6 Silent Symptoms of Ischemic Colitis

This common cause of stomach distress can hit with no warning. Here's what the experts want you to know about...

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If You Have Left Side Abdominal Pain, Here’s What It Could Mean

Abdominal pain is one of the top reasons people seek medical treatment—and no wonder: It could be anything from a...

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10 Ways You Never Knew You Were Using the Toilet Wrong

You gotta look before you flush, ease up when you wipe, and, yes, there is a right way to hang...

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The Only Crohn’s Disease Diet These Nutritionists Swear By

To improve gut health, nutritionists share their top foods picks, from oats to the bone broth, and the...

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11 Crohn’s Disease Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring

This inflammatory bowel disease affects more than 780,000 Americans. Here are some of the typical and atypical symptoms you...

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7 Clear Signs You Might Have an Unhealthy Gut

You need the right balance of bacteria to maintain gut health—here’s how to know when your microbiome might be out...

Doctors Reveal the Most Bizarre Things Patients Have Swallowed

An amazing array of objects have found their way down a human gullet. Here are some of the strangest—and most...

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12 Silent Signs Your Microbiome Could Be in Trouble

The collection of microorganisms in your gut known as the microbiome has a greater impact on health than you...

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This Is the Difference Between a Stomach Bug and Food Poisoning

Do you have a stomach bug or food poisoning? Doctors shed light on how to tell the difference.

The Easy 10-Minute Yoga Routine for Better Digestion

This easy yoga routine created by Juliana Spicoluk of Boho Beautiful, improves digestion, circulation, and gets your body back...

9 Ways You’re Unknowingly Making Your Crohn’s Disease Worse

We're still learning about Crohn's disease, but there are everyday habits that may trigger symptoms of the inflammatory bowel...

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What Causes Constipation? 13 Factors You Shouldn’t Ignore

Suddenly backed up? There are a myriad of sneaky lifestyle factors, medications, and illnesses that can cause constipation.

What Causes Hiccups: 5 Reasons You Have Hiccups and What to Do About It

We've all had hiccups—the involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle—and they're both annoying and embarrassing, especially when they go on...

13 Amazing Health Benefits of Peppermint

You might love its fresh scent, but did you know peppermint also has amazing benefits for your health?

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8 Crucial Tips for Avoiding the Dreaded Stomach Flu

Norovirus—or stomach flu—can really put your body through the ringer. Here’s what infectious disease experts recommend to outsmart the germs,...

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5 Times to Avoid Taking Laxatives—and 5 Times They Can Help

Habitual laxative use can lead to dependence, yet there are times they are recommended. Here's the right type to take...