Digestive Health

  • smiling woman takes probiotic pill with a glass of water

Is Taking a Daily Probiotic Good for Your Health?

Probiotics are the latest trend around digestive health. But are they all they’re cracked up to be?
Probiotics probably don’t need much of an introduction. Whether

  • woman can not stop binge eating and has to eat everything around even this tasty looking piece of cake with a cherry on top

5 Very Real Dangers of Binge Eating

Occasionally overeating will leave you with a bellyache. But if you do it regularly, you risk more serious consequences.
Who doesn’t overeat from time to time?

  • woman covers face due to embarrassment from her excessive or foul-smelling gas

This Is What Your Excessive or Foul-Smelling Gas Could Mean

If there is one subject few people discuss, passing gas just might be it. Don’t let your embarrassment keep you from staying healthy.
Intestinal gas is

  • man clutching chest could be having heartburn or heart attack

Is My Chest Pain Heartburn, or Is It Something More Serious?

Chest pain that doesn’t subside is frightening — but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re having a heart attack. Here’s what else it could indicate.
Unexplained chest

  • woman visits alternative therapist doctor for colon cleansing

Is Colon Cleansing Dangerous?

It’s considered a natural way to detoxify the body, but does colon cleansing do more harm than good?
If you’ve had a colonoscopy, you may be

  • woman using restroom toilet

Is It Ever Normal to Have Blood in Your Stool?

The cause may not be serious, but you should still get checked out by a doctor.
One of the most concerning symptoms you can experience is

  • am-i-going-to-the-bathroom-too often-369854798

Am I Going to the Bathroom Too Often?

Frequent bowel movements may concern you, but there isn’t a “normal” rate when it comes to how often you go.
Here’s an awkward but important question

  • woman holds bowl of oatmeal with fiber

Does Eating More Fiber Help Prevent Colon Cancer?

 
Colon cancer impacts tens of thousands of Americans each year, but the right diet could lower your risk of being affected.
In the past few years,

  • heavy holiday meals can trgger acid reflux or heartburn

How to Deal With Holiday Meals When You Have Acid Reflux

You don’t always have to feel the burn.
The holidays are all about indulgence, and why not? The festive drinks and rich foods, from pot roasts