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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Reduce Stomach Bloating: 9 Daily Habits That Flatten Your Belly

Kale and caffeine are just two of the surprising culprits behind why you're feeling fuller than a Macy's Thanksgiving Parade float. Read on for simple ways to banish the bloat.

Why Is My Poop Black? 9 Most Common Reasons

There are lots of reasons why black stool happens, and not all of them are serious. Learn more.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome: 9 Symptoms and Risk Factors You Need to Know

How to know when common constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, or abdominal pain may be a symptom of a more serious...


8 Ways to Relieve IBS Symptoms Naturally

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 20 percent of Americans; if you are one of them, read on.


Guess What: Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome May Actually Be Caused By Food Sensitivities

Irritable Bowel Syndrome causes misery to millions, but now scientists believe they've found a fast, effective way to get to...

The Mysterious Stomach Pain That Often Gets Mistaken for Cancer

Find out if you are one of a millions suffering from this.


This One Emotion Is Worse for Your Health Than Junk Food, According to a Leading Functional Medicine...

A doctor to the stars says emotions can be one of the worst causes of inflammation that leads to...

These Starbucks Drinks Are Causing Complaints of Stomach Issues

Turns out, adding this ingredient to coffee may not be such a good idea, after all.


This Old-School Constipation Fix Is Still #1, As Confirmed by Fascinating New Science

A recent nutrition study revealed the intriguing reason prunes for constipation are still a worthy recommendation.


Natural Colon Cleanse: 4 Strategies to Try at Home

Before you Google that colonic, a gastroenterologist shares the best ways to cleanse your colon and keep your digestive...


Are At-Home Gut Health Tests Worth It?

New testing kits promise insight into your gut microbiome, but experts are dubious of their lofty claims.

7 Best Foods for an Upset Stomach

You've heard of the BRAT diet—but two nutrition specialists share a more thorough list of what are currently the most-recommended...


The Best Foods That Help With Constipation

If you're not pooping and it's getting uncomfortable, your diet could be to blame. One doctor says he's seen...


Constipated? Gasto Doctors List 5 Sneaky Reasons for Constipation

If you're finding it difficult or painful to go #2—or you're noticing a lack of bowel movements altogether—these common constipation causes...


5 Reasons You’re Pooping More Than Usual

Was it that big holiday meal, or something else? Gastroenterology doctors explain why you're experiencing frequent bowel movements, and when...


Gastro Doctors Say These 6 Thanksgiving Dishes Are ‘Low in Gas Production’

If you're worried about Thanksgiving throwing your tummy off, have no fear! These recipes are friendly to your digestive...

5 Easy Steps to Reset Your Gut Health, Says a Doctor

With the season of classic over-indulgence soon upon us, a board-certified doctor shares ways to cleanse your body naturally...


Gut Inflammation Could Lead to This Nerve-Degenerative Disease, Says New Study

Keeping the ecosystem in your belly happy might have an impact on your risk for developing a particular neurological disease that...


Here’s How Often You Should Have a Bowel Movement, Says a Gastroenterologist

How frequently you should defecate? A gastroenterology doctor offers a few rules of thumb and a helpful little formula...


5 Worst Habits That Cause an Unhealthy Gut

A registered dietitian shares the particular habits that hurt your gut health, and what you should be doing instead.


3 Worst Foods That Cause an Unhealthy Gut, from a Seattle Gastroenterologist

A Seattle-based gastroenterologist shares the three types of foods known to create an unhealthy gut microbiome, all linked to...


A Gastroenterologist’s Surprising Best Way to Relieve Constipation

Can't seem to go? A doctor shares a very specific way he treats patients' constipation, with a few lifestyle insights...


Depression Is 9 Times More Likely for People with This Chronic Disease, Says New Study

A new study suggests depression often accompanies inflammatory bowel disorders. Here's the compelling possible explanation, with four expert-backed tactics to...


7 Mindful Eating Hacks to Cure Indigestion, Bloating, and Gas

Experts share the most common ways we sabotage our digestive system, and mindful eating tips for...


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What’s a Parasite Cleanse? Health Pros Share Their Takes on This Trend

The "parasite cleanse" for your G.I. system has gotten popular on TikTok. This homeopathic detox promises to get rid of...

7 Best Fiber Supplements to Help You Become ‘Regular’

A low-fiber diet can lead to constipation and digestive woes. These dietitian-approved fiber supplements can help you avoid tummy...


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7 Best Gluten-Free Beers, According to People With Celiac Disease

Gluten-free beers are a safe drinking option for people with gluten intolerance or sensitivity. We asked people with


Got an Itchy Bum? Here Are 16 Reasons Why—and How to Treat It

Stool changes, aggressive wiping, and other issues (including parasites known as pinworms) can cause you to have an...


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Why Holding in a Fart Can Be Harmful—Plus, 9 Ways to Fart Less

Holding in flatulence may be more socially acceptable than letting it go, but it can lead to bloating, pain,...


How to Wipe Your Butt the Right Way (Plus 4 Wiping Tips)

Yes, there is a right (and wrong) way to wipe your butt. A gastroenterologist offers these top tips for wiping...


Here’s How Often You Should Poop, Plus 8 Signs of Digestive Problems

There's no magic number for how often you should poop, but your bowel movements say a lot about your...