Digestive acids that end up in the wrong place can cause heartburn and stomach ulcers. Find out how to maintain your digestive health and treat uncomfortable conditions such as reflux, gas, upset stomach and more.
Ever had that sinking feeling when you bite down on a sandwich and accidentally encounter a foreign object like a toothpick or a piece of plastic? If you spot it in time, you can spit it out. But what if you don't?
Throwing up bile is a less-than-pleasurable experience, to put it lightly. Sometimes it feels like it may never end. Find out why it happens, what your body is trying to tell you and when you should be concerned.
Your child came home from school with a terrible rectal itch, and you're pretty sure you have to learn how to get rid of pinworms. There are all sorts of medicines available, but in this article you will learn how to get rid of pinworms naturally.
While you may look forward to your annual Thanksgiving feast, no one looks forward to the post-feast feeling of a stomach stretched beyond capacity. But what happens if that type of feasting extends to every meal, every day?
Digestive enzymes are substances secreted predominately by the stomach and small intestine. Learn about their function in digestion, and find out under what circumstances patients may need supplemental digestive enzymes.
When you're doubled over with a burning pain in your stomach, is your love of flamingly spicy meals to blame? Or does your passion for chili peppers have little to do with the cause of your digestive ills?
Heartburn may seem like just another unpleasant thing to endure, much like taxes, rush hour traffic and the contents of a baby's diaper. But when should you bite the bullet and make a doctor's appointment?