Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Digestive Health

7 Reasons You Might Have Diarrhea

From viruses to lactose intolerance, there are a number of causes that might be behind this unpleasant symptom. M...
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7 Symptoms That Can Be Caused by Stress

The effects of stress on the body can range from temporary nuisances to long-term negative consequences. Learn wh...
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What You Need to Know About Diverticulitis

Pain in your lower left abdomen is a hallmark of this surprisingly common condition. If you’re 40 or older, the...
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7 Reasons You Might Have Diarrhea

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7 Symptoms That Can Be Caused by Stress

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What You Need to Know About Diverticulitis

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Should I Go Gluten-Free?

Going gluten-free may seem like a trendy diet option, but for some people, it’s a medical necessity. Chances ar...
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Is It the Stomach Flu or Food Poisoning?

Is your stomach pain from food poisoning or the stomach flu? It can be hard to tell, since both conditions share ...
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4 Things You Should Know About Gallstones

Do you have severe abdominal pain? You could have gallstones. Learn more about the signs and symptoms. Tucked ben...
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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 conseq...
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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...
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Is My Chest Pain Heartburn, or Is It Something More Serious?

Chest pain can be scary, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re having a heart attack. Here’s what else it ...
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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’v...
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Is It Hemorrhoids or Colon Cancer?

Although hemorrhoids and colon cancer are two very different conditions, they can share similar symptoms. This gu...
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