Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, can lead to loads of discomfort: abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss, even malnutrition. Worse, it can be tough to pinpoint how to make the … Continue reading 5 Smart Diet Changes to Optimize Gut Health and Manage Crohn’s Symptoms
Overview If you experience heartburn, you know the feeling well: a slight hiccup, followed by a burning sensation in your chest and throat. It may be triggered by the foods you eat, particularly spicy, fatty, or acidic foods. Or perhaps … Continue reading Natural and Quick Relief for Heartburn
Heartburn, a form of uncomfortable indigestion, affects millions of people every day, yet is largely preventable and treatable. Roughly 20 percent of adult Americans put up with painful heartburn or acid reflux symptoms on a recurring basis — and more than 60 million yearly. In … Continue reading Heartburn Symptoms and 6 Natural Remedies that Work
Rice is one of those foods that always seems to take up residence in your refrigerator. Takeout spots almost always give you too much of the stuff. If you’re making your own rice at home, you usually have leftovers. The … Continue reading The Best Way to Reheat Rice – Rice Leftovers Reheating Solved!
Water is essential for life, but what if you can’t trust the source of your tap water? Bottled water is a great alternative when the purity of your tap water is in question, whether because of bacterial contamination, heavy metals, … Continue reading Ranking the best bottled water of 2020
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?