Stomach and Digestive - Prevention

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.

11 Natural and Homeopathic Ways to Relieve Diarrhea

Sure, you can reach for pink bismuth, the old standby. But if you're interested in a different approach, keep reading.

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.

8 Ways to Improve Digestion

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

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.

Fast Fixes for Common Digestive Problems

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

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.

5 Foods That Deserve More Love

Add these too-often-overlooked nutrition powerhouses to your daily diet.

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.

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.

How to Take Aspirin the Safe Way

Get the health benefits without upsetting your stomach.

How Your Gut Protects You From Disease

A strong intestinal barrier may be key to preventing certain cancers and other diseases. Here's how to strengthen yours.

The Truth Behind Your Indigestion

Indigestion is indigestion, right? Wrong. By knowing the origins of your upset stomach you'll have a better shot at treating it successfully.

Cocoa May Prevent Colon Cancer

Popping a piece of chocolate every day may offer protection against colon cancer. Here's why and the best bites for you.

8 Digestive Health Myths

We separate fact from fiction for these common digestive misconceptions.

5 Symptoms Men Ignore

Men can prevent health risks by paying attention to changes in their body and seeing their doctor when something isn't right.

Bowel and Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough

A new test may save thousands of lives by helping doctors diagnose bowel and pancreatic cancers earlier.

Health by the Numbers: Heartburn

Occasional heartburn isn't dangerous, but if it occurs on a frequent basis, it could indicate a more serious health condition. Here's a look at heartburn by the numbers.

Think You Have Food Intolerance? Test It

Here's how your doctor will determine if you have an intolerance to substances like lactose or gluten.

What Can Aromatherapy Do for You?

Here's how certain natural scents may help improve your health and overall state of mind.

The Worst Foods for IBS

When it comes to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which foods are most likely to bring on bouts of belly bloat and gassiness?

Apples to Prevent Digestive Disease?

This tart, delicious fruit may have protective properties against diseases like colitis, Crohn's, and even cancer. But it's the part of the apple that might surprise you.

Probiotics: Beneficial Bacteria

These friendly bacteria can do wonders for your digestive system. Learn how your body can start reaping the benefits.

Eat to Beat Bowel Cancer

Fresh fruits and vegetables help fight disease, but do you know which ones are best to prevent developing bowel cancer?

Gluten Allergy, Gluten Intolerance, Celiac Disease: The Differences

The symptoms you experience after eating a food containing gluten hold the key to whether it's an allergy or intolerance.
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