Other Digestive Problems

Digestive problems include constipation, heartburn, reflux and upset stomach. Learn about causes, risks and treatments for these conditions.

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If Superman had celiac disease, his weakness wouldn't just be kryptonite anymore -- he'd have to worry about wheat, barley and rye. How does gluten manage to wreak such havoc?

By Molly Edmonds

You're enjoying a big bowl of spaghetti and meatballs until it feels like someone is stabbing you through the chest. Such is the joy of heartburn -- or is it acid reflux?

By Tom Scheve

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?

By Molly Edmonds


While many of us abstain from foods simply to keep our weight down, those with acid reflux often have to abstain from certain foods to keep their stomach acid down. Which are the most likely culprits?

By Molly Edmonds

The digestive system is a bit like a toilet. When everything works properly, we have a tendency to take it for granted. The second that something goes haywire, however, it's impossible to ignore.

By Molly Edmonds

Expert opinions about diverticulosis can help you make the right decision. Learn more about diverticulosis in this article.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

What causes flatulence?