Digestive

Home Remedies for Acid Reflux
Digestive

Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD | April 10, 2024

In acid reflux stomach acid surges into the esophagus causing pain. Digestive enzymes and other home remedies for acid reflux may help.

Diet for Diverticulitis
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Diet for Diverticulitis

James A. Duke, PhD | April 9, 2024

A diet for diverticulitis can make a big difference in preventing an attack of this painful and miserable infection of part of the digestive track.

Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids
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Home Remedies for Hemorrhoids

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 18, 2024

Home remedies for hemorrhoids can help hemorrhoids resolve quicker by adjusting diet, and reducing the inflammation.

Natural Remedies for Diarrhea
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Natural Remedies for Diarrhea

Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen | February 11, 2024

No one likes talking about diarrhea let alone suffering from it, natural remedies for diarrhea can calm your embarrassment along with your tummy.

Diverticulitis: What It Is…How to Prevent It
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Diverticulitis: What It Is…How to Prevent It

V. Liana Tsikitis, MD | November 24, 2023

No longer a condition affecting mostly older people in Western countries, diverticulitis now can develop in people of all ages—even…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Jamison Starbuck, ND | July 2, 2023

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition of the lower gastrointestinal tract. It’s the most common diagnosis made by…

Curcumin Effective for Ulcerative Colitis

Curcumin Effective for Ulcerative Colitis

March 10, 2021

An enhanced form of the herbal remedy curcumin is an effective add-on therapy for mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and leads to sustained remission.

Keep Your Colon Healthy
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Keep Your Colon Healthy

Robert Bresalier, MD | February 18, 2021

Actor Chadwick Boseman’s death from colorectal cancer and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s early retirement due to ulcerative colitis has many thinking about colon health.

Fecal Transplant Better Than Antibiotics for C. diff Diarrhea
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Fecal Transplant Better Than Antibiotics for C. diff Diarrhea

October 21, 2020

Antibiotics are often used to treat C. diff infection, but research now shows that fecal transplants are more effective and less costly. Study details…

Finding Natural Relief for SIBO
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Finding Natural Relief for SIBO

Laurie Steelsmith, ND, LAc | October 3, 2020

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) can be the root cause of excessive gas and alternating constipation and diarrhea. The diet and more to get your insides healthy.

Chronic Indigestion Relieved with Acupuncture
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Chronic Indigestion Relieved with Acupuncture

Andrew Rubman, ND | September 12, 2020

Chronic indigestion had no obvious cause—no ulcers or negative findings in the colonoscopy. But Traditional Chinese Medicine brought relief. Learn how.

Why Do I Feel Full So Fast?
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Why Do I Feel Full So Fast?

Henry Parkman, MD | July 29, 2020

If you feel full before you’ve even finished your meal, your stomach is telling you something. Read on for the possible causes…

Digestive Supplements—What Works…and What Doesn’t
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Digestive Supplements—What Works…and What Doesn’t

Tamara Duker Freuman, RD, CDN | June 30, 2020

Rave reviews do not mean science backs claims made for activated charcoal, bromelain and other digestive supplements. Here’s what really works...

The Lowdown on Laxatives
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The Lowdown on Laxatives

Joshua Levitt, ND | April 12, 2020

From Miralax to Dulcolax to Metamucil and Peppermint Oil…how to tell what’s best to treat your constipation.

Here’s How Your Heartburn Drug Can Kill You!

Here’s How Your Heartburn Drug Can Kill You!

Ziyad Al-Aly, MD | October 30, 2019

New research now determines the three leading causes of death from taking proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs long-term.