Digestive Health

Whether it's killer heartburn, stomachaches, diarrhea, gas, bloating, constipation, nausea, or vomiting, gastrointestinal woes can wreak havoc on your life. Find out how certain ailments, including heartburn, GERD, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, can affect digestion–and what to do about them.

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I Suffered From Severe Postpartum Constipation, a Life-Threatening Yet Common Condition That No One Talks About

After giving birth, I went to the emergency room three times with excruciating pain. Doctors finally realized I had fecal impaction. While I wanted the pain gone, I worried if my husband would ever look at me the same way again.

3 Benefits of Fasting for a Healthy Gut

When you eat has a big effect on your microbiome. Discover the meal schedule that helps your good bugs thrive.

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Chewing Tons of Sugar-Free Gum Can Actually Cause Diarrhea

Press Secretary Sean Spicer has been in the news because he said he chews and swallows 35 sticks a day.