According to Michael Phelps everyone peels in the pool. “Chlorine kills it so it’s not bad,” he says. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most decorated Olympian of all time is very, very wrong. Yes, … Continue reading CDC Warns That If A Pool Smells Like Strong Chlorine It Might Have “Lots Of Pee, Poop, Sweat” In It
How to stop diarrhea Americans have a bout of acute diarrhea–three or more loose, watery bowel movements a day–about once a year, usually related to food poisoning or another passing infection. Others have chronic diarrhea, often related to a long-standing … Continue reading Home Remedies for Diarrhea
Research is increasingly showing a mind-body connection. Did you know, for example, that depression could be a result of bacteria in your gut? In 2012, scientists at University College Cork discovered that brain levels of serotonin, or the ‘happy hormone,’ … Continue reading The Gut Bacteria and Depression Connection
Actress Amanda Seyfried admitted not long ago on a podcast that she’s been taking the antidepressant Lexapro for “years and years and years.” She even continued taking the drug while pregnant with her first child. Must be pretty harmless, right? … Continue reading 7 Lexapro Side Effects You Should Know
Compared to the rest of the digestive system, the gallbladder doesn’t receive a ton of airplay. The pear-shaped organ that hangs out with the liver and pancreas, acts as a storage facility for bile, releasing it into the intestines on … Continue reading 6 Gallstone Symptoms You Should Know About
We’ve all been there: Those leftovers looked (and, er, smelled) a little bit iffy in your fridge, but you didn’t feel like cooking something new. So, you gave them a half-hearted nuke in the microwave, and chowed down—only to find … Continue reading How to Treat Food Poisoning: What to Eat When You Have Diarrhea
You’re sitting in a meeting when all of a sudden that unmistakeable feeling hits you right in your gut. Droplets of sweat chase each other down your hairline, challenging the pace of your foot tapping against the floor. Time check: … Continue reading Common Intestinal Infections and How to Treat Them
Almost everyone has suffered from heartburn at some point in their life, so it’s easy to write that painful burning sensation you get in the middle of your chest after a long run or housing a garlicky bowl of pasta … Continue reading Could Your Heartburn Turn Into Esophageal Cancer?