Stomach and Digestive - Management

Angelia Young

When Angelia began experiencing extreme digestive issues, she refused to give up until she recieved a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.

Ilise Ratner

Ilise didn't give up her quest to found out which condition was causing her digestive discomforts. Thankfully, she turned her troubles into triumphs and is now a health coach to help others overcome their digestive problems.

Chemo Bath Can Extend Life For Some Patients With Abdominal Cancer

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), commonly referred to as the “chemo bath," may offer an alternative option for patients with advanced forms of abdominal cancer.

The Benefits of Mucus in Your Digestive Tract

New research shows mucus may be beneficial in treating chronic digestive disorders. Here's what you need to know.

Too Much Stress May Cause This Digestive Ailment

Stress can magnify minor health problems. Get acquainted with the tools you'll need to combat a certain bothersome stomach condition.

When You Gotta Go, Go. The Dangers of "Holding It In"

When your body sends a signal that it’s time to use the restroom, you shouldn’t ignore it. Here are some surprising reasons why.

Potential New Treatment for Crohn’s Disease

New research gives hope to those struggling with this digestive condition.

8 Ways to Improve Digestion

You are what you eat. Eat well. Be well.

Yes, You Can Deal With a Restricted Diet

When a medical condition means you or a loved one must change how you eat, it feels overwhelming. Start here.

4 Surprising Foods That Contain Gluten

Gluten can lurk where you'd least expect it. Arm yourself with knowledge when it comes to these four common foods.

The Lowdown on Low-Residue Diets

Designed to reduce the frequency and volume of stools while prolonging intestinal travel time, low-residue diets typically contain less than 10 grams of fiber per day. Here's more of what you need to know.

Fast Fixes for Common Digestive Problems

Is your belly feeling out of whack? These simple tweaks may help.

Get Relief From Belching, Bloating, and Flatulence

These gastrointestinal issues are sometimes painful and often embarrasing. Fortunately, a few tweaks to your behavior can help keep them under control.

Link Between Digestive Diseases and Migraines?

Studies shed light on the possibility that your migraines are connected to digestive disorders.

Diagnosed With Lactose Intolerance? Tips to Cope

Just because you can't tolerate dairy products doesn't mean you can't find delicious substitutes. Here are five tips for dealing with the digestive woe.

Got GERD? A Magnetic Implant May Help

If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a promising new treatment may help provide relief from your symptoms.

Got IBS? Lower Your FODMAPs For Relief

GI specialists say 70 percent of people with IBS can reduce their symptoms by following a low-FODMAP diet. What are FODMAPs, and what role do they play in digestion?

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Its Connection to RA

Some research suggests that leaky gut syndrome, or increased intestinal permeability, is implicated in dozens of diseases including arthritis. Could your diet be to blame?

What Dolphins Can Teach Us About Eating for Health

Dolphins may seem like an unlikely model for improving human diets, but these marine mammals can teach us the importance of quality vs. quantity when it comes to food.

IBS: Real Condition, Real Symptoms

An estimated 10 to 20 percent of the population is living with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). What may be worse: they may also be living with the mistaken notion that it's all in their head.

The Health Benefits of Grape Seed Extract

A byproduct of the wine-making process, this supplement possesses powerful antioxidant power.

Surgery or Drugs to Address GERD?

Although both treatment options may effectively treat GERD, it's important to weigh the pros and cons of each.

5 Digestive To-Dos

Do chew your food slowly. Do eat a vinegar-dressed salad after your meal. Plus three more stomach-smart ideas.

Is Heartburn the Same As GERD?

Heartburn is a symptom of GERD. And there’s more to know about how these conditions are distinct.

NFL Star's Struggle With Digestive Disease

Three-time Super Bowl champion, Matt Light faced a nearly unwinnable fight against Crohn’s disease. Find out about his struggle, and how he triumphed with his successful career.

8 Tips for a Heartburn-Free Thanksgiving

On a day when Americans consume nearly three times the recommended amount of daily calories, staying heartburn-free can be tricky, but it's far from impossible.

Could Gut Bacteria Cause Your IBS?

Health experts suspected bacteria played a role in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, but the research was inconclusive. Until now.

Simple Steps to Manage Crohn's

You still need to take your medication, but a holistic approach can help control everyday symptoms and may even bring remission.

Exercise to Reduce Heartburn

Here are the dos and don'ts to follow when it comes to working out for and with heartburn.

Gluten Intolerance: Why It's a Growing Problem

Does it seem like everyone's sensitive to gluten these days? Here's why.
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