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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What to Know About Drinking Coffee if You Have Digestive Issues

Trust us, it's just not worth the side effects


How a Healthy Gut Microbiome Could Add Years to Your Life

New research suggests that the collection of bacteria—yes, good germs—in your gut is linked to how healthy you'll be as...


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Severe IBS-C Nearly Ruined This Woman’s Life—Until One Treatment Changed Everything

Amber Vesey suffered from severe bloating for much of her life, until she finally got a diagnosis—and found a treatment...


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Why a Low Residue Diet Could Help With Crohn’s, Colitis, and Other GI Problems

If you have gastrointestinal problems, you may need to give your bowel a break to help alleviate symptoms. Here's how...


If You Take Acid Reflux Meds, Your Liver Could Be in Trouble

If you take this kind of antacid, you may be putting your liver at risk—especially if you like a few...


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What You Need to Know About the Diverticulitis Diet to Avoid Flare-Ups

The diverticulitis diet is more of a progression than a regular meal plan, but it will heal you and prevent...


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9 Signs Your Liver Might Be in Trouble

If any (or all) of these signs sound familiar, it might be time to visit your doctor.


Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?

Coffee can wake up your mind and your gut.

Following This One Diet Beats Acid Reflux Better Than Medication, Says Science

Make this lifestyle change and you might never have to take traditional medication for your acid reflux again.


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6 Serious Symptoms of Appendicitis You Need to Watch Out For

Learn how to recognize the early symptoms of appendicitis, from abdominal pain to difficulty moving, so you can seek treatment...


The Surprising Things Your Microbiome Reveals About You

Forget the introductions and let your microbiome do the talking.


11 Bizarre Facts About Farting We Bet You Didn’t Know

You let about 14 rip a day—and you secretly like the smell of your own (or at least you don't...


The Science Is In: One Simple Diet Change Can Help Calm Crohn’s Disease

The symptoms of Crohn's Disease—including diarrhea and other intestinal distress and even mouth and skin sores—can take a terrible emotional...


No More Sushi Face! Here’s How to Banish Your Post-Meal Bloat

Does your face get puffy after a sushi binge or night out on the town? There's a very surprising culprit—and...


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7 Easy Bedtime Fixes to Help Reduce Belly Bloat While You Sleep

These easy and simple switch ups to your bedroom routine will help beat belly bloat while you sleep for a...


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The Strange Way Your Body Can Get Drunk Without Drinking Alcohol

It's a rare, but with gut fermentation or auto brewery syndrome, it's thought that you can be dizzy, get drunk,...

Eat This Every Day to Beat Belly Bloat

Everyone likes to wake up with a nice flat belly. A shot of this common herbal tincture may inhibit gas-producing...


Is a Virus to Blame for Gluten Sensitivity? New Science Says Yes

New findings have scientists one step closer to understanding how celiac disease develops. Find out what this means for you.


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15 Foods That Are Natural Laxatives

Keep your digestive tract healthy with one of these foods that are natural laxatives.


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8 Habits You Didn’t Know Could Cause Hemorrhoids

Three out of four adults will endure the itching, burning, and bleeding of hemorrhoids at some point in their lives....


8 Diets to Consider if You Have Digestive Problems

Gut problems can mean frequent bathroom trips, painful bloating, and more. In ‘A Teen’s Guide to Gut Health,’ registered dietitian...

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Constipated? 7 Ways to Poop Better Tomorrow

If you're among the nearly 19 percent of Americans who tends to get constipated, these simple constipation remedies can...


7 Ways Turmeric Can Help Your Belly Issues

The earthy spice used in curry can help relieve heartburn, gas, and more, as Britt Brandon explains in 'Turmeric for...


Holding in Poop: Is It Really Bad for You?

Stomach pains are just one of the consequences of holding it in too long.


9 Ways to Tell if Your Burping Habits Are Normal

Burping can tell you a lot about your health.


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8 Silent Signs You Might Have Diverticulitis

It’s not just abdominal pain—these other symptoms and risk factors could be a sign you have diverticulitis.


Got IBS? These 5 Carbs Could Be Behind Your Symptoms

One of these types of carbohydrates might be distressing your bowel. Sue Shepherd, PhD, outlines how you can figure out...